Thoughts for all to ponder while I wonder if the refs in the Illinois-Indiana game last week are STILL making some ridiculous calls…

• The Illini men’s basketball team is climbing up the rankings, and it would be nice if they were playing Michigan Thursday, since the Wolverines’ two-week pause is over. The Big 14 needs to step in and get as many games rescheduled as possible. While cancelling the conference tournament would help in that regard, we know it will not happen for financial reasons.

Ayo Dosunmu responded big time vs. Wisconsin after the Indiana game, not that I was terribly surprised by that. He and Kofi took that game over!

• Not that I feel sorry for Chicago’s supposed Big 10 team, but they are in a stretch of 15 (!) straight games against teams in the KenPom top 30! Guess the Big 14 is pretty good, eh?

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