The old "Bench Mob" is gone, with the exception of Taj Gibson, but the Bulls' new second unit showed it has some potential in Saturday evening's home win over Minnesota.
After Thursdays disappointing home loss at the hands of Oklahoma City, the Bulls (4-2) took out their frustrations on Saturdays visitor to the United Center, the Timberwolves (4-2).
CHAMPAIGN It has been 398 days since Illinois last won a Big Ten game. It will be at least seven more before the Illini have another chance to end that streak.
Games like Thursday night's narrow home loss to the Thunder illustrate both the ceiling and floor of this season's edition of the Bulls.
The guys stayed close in Week 9 and enter Week 10 with just two points separating all three.