This Illini season was supposed to be about fresh faces, and if the few Illini veterans don't start playing better, it soon will be.
Four straight losses. It's a new experience for the Illini under John Groce.
There's that word again: toughness.
Toughness is a thing John Groce has prided his team on throughout the season. It's a word he uses a lot.
Tom Izzo is now tied with an Illini legend.