You can say what you want about the Illini this season, but it's a fact that they've been dealt an awfully tough hand.
Winning the game by 50 and winning the rebounding battle by 40. Those weren't necessarily unexpected outcomes when Purdue traveled to play Rutgers. But they're still darn impressive.
Wisconsin hasn’t found it easy to replace the production of departed stars Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker, not to mention starters in Josh Gasser and Traevon Jackson.
James Blackmon Jr.
Big Ten basketball season is upon us. Perhaps this is truly the most wonderful time of the year.