Smile Politely

Let’s all relive the greatest Illini basketball comeback ever

Sixteen years ago today, Illini basketball fans were taken on an emotional journey as our almost undefeated (thanks a lot Ohio State) team came from a 15 point deficit with just four minutes left to force an overtime and eventually make it into the Final Four.

I know we might still be in mourning after last Sunday, but let’s just remember this glorious day in Illini basketball history as we start our weekends.

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