Originally Posted by IlliniFan
I'm cautiously optimistic at this point. I like the make up of this team with two good senior guards and Abrams and Egwu really taking that freshman to sophomore leap. We are also getting good scoring off the bench with Henry and Bertrand. That bench scoring is something Illinois has really lacked in the past. I'm hoping Illinois and UNC win tonight. I would love to see how we match up with the Tar Heels.
And USC just beat Texas so that's definitely not a bad thing.
they gotta get Mike Shaw in there, too, though. I hate when talented players sit on the bench.