Illinois' offense might look vastly improved of late, certainly from what happened last season, when the Illini were one of the Big Ten's lowest-scoring teams.
Is the Ahmad Starks shooting slump officially over?
It'll take more than two good performances to make that declaration, but boy was Starks terrific Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois and Indiana each had double-digit leads Sunday afternoon, and none of them lasted.
Ahmad Starks' shooting struggles are hardly over. But a good game Wednesday night might signal some kind of breakout from what's turned into a season-long slump.
"It's not about coming close."
Chris Collins gave his own little spin on the old "there are no moral victories" line Wednesday night, and the Northwestern head coach has a valid point.