Missouri Head Coach Dennis Gates Compares 2023-24 Illinois Squad to Flying Illini: ‘I believe Illinois is a Final Four team’

Missouri head coach Dennis Gates grew up in Chicago with an appreciation for elite Illini basketball and believes he saw it again Friday night in the Illinois Braggin’ Rights blowout win. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Reporter

December 24, 2023

ST. LOUIS — While growing up on the west side of Chicago, Dennis Gates had an appreciation for watching Lou Henson’s great Illinois basketball teams of the past . . .

 

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