Illini Survive & Thrive With Terrence Shannon Jr. Benched With Foul Trouble

An inside look at the second half stretch of five minutes and 39 seconds where Illinois never lost its composure or the lead when Terrence Shannon Jr. was on the bench with four fouls. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer

March 29, 2024

BOSTON —Five minutes and 39 seconds. 

The sporting world at any level doesn’t allow for many certainties. However, a safe assumption might be that Illinois head coach Brad Underwood couldn’t have ever wanted arguably the NCAA Tournament’s most dominant guard sitting on the bench next to him in the second half of a regional semifinal . . .

 

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