I've been publishing these on Tuesdays, but I'm a day late with this one. We will blame whatever I ate on my trip from Washington DC to central Pennsylvania that led to my body ordering a full evacuation of the entire GI tract. I thought I
I know, I know. I've gone heavy on trying to remind Andy Bernard that these are the Good Old Days. But I can't help it. Having lived through the 2010's, promising myself on every drive back to St. Louis after a Wednesday evening loss
I was internally melting down with about four minutes left. Just last week I wrote about how the second half against Nebraska and both halves against Michigan State were the same. We'd get a lead and then we'd blow it. So when we had that seven
Just a recap of what I plan to do with these podcast posts: They'll be unlocked so you won't need a subscription to access them. There won't be an article involved - I'll just give some notes on what the podcast is
Nick Allegretti is the reason I started the Looks Like University Of Illinois series. In 2013, on the The Deuce, I got into an argument with other Illini fans about Nick Allegretti's ranking. I argued that since he had committed early, this was a 4-star, maybe 5-star recruit
It's February, so it's time to bring Big Ten Wonk on the podcast again. You have to go way back to remember John Gasaway as Wonk. He informs us in this podcast episode that it's been 17 years since he stopped writing the blog.
I was eating lunch at Big Ten Basketball Media Days in 2021 when I overheard some reporters talking about what Hunter Dickinson had said about Illinois fans. Something about how Illini fans "think their team is a powerhouse" or something. I quickly searched Twitter to find out what