"We're not going to shut down the season," Illinois head coach John Groce told reporters Tuesday, addressing Rayvonte Rice's fractured hand, an injury that could knock the Illini's best player out
The Illini will be without their top scorer for quite a while.
Saturday was a pretty perfect microcosm of the Illini's season.
When the 3-pointers are falling, it's all good. When they're not, it's mostly bad.
The Illini are kicking off Big Ten play against some real riled-up fan bases.
Call it the Jim Harbaugh effect or just call it hot shooting, Michigan was a different team Tuesday afternoon, and that was bad news for the Illini.