After wins by Penn State and Minnesota on Day 1, we march on to Day 2 of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center.
It seemed as if Illinois' loss in the regular-season finale at Purdue pretty much wiped away the Illini's chances of making the NCAA tournament.
If Nnanna Egwu didn't land on the Big Ten All-Defensive Team, it would've been a crime.
The Illini will open the 2015 football season on Friday night.
Bring on the Big Ten Tournament.