The battle for the Land of Lincoln Trophy is going to take place in Chicago three times over the next several years.
Calls by officials have always sparked intense emotions for basketball fans.
Apparently, even fans who hold public office.
After a long review of the replay, the officials assessing Illinois point guard Jaylon Tate a technical foul seemed ... odd.
In the waining seconds of Saturday afternoon's game in East Lansing, it looked as if something crazy was going to happen to keep the Illini from scoring a big road win to keep their NCAA tournamen
Illinois will have one fewer quarterback on its roster next season.