Sturdy's Illini vs UConn Preview - Is It Really David vs. Goliath?

Brad Sturdy, IlliniGuys Uber-Insider & Co-Host IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular & Big Sports Radio shows

March 30, 2024

Is it really David vs Goliath? UConn is very good, make no mistake, but the premise that Illinois is David seems a bit much. This Illinois team is 29-8 and is the best team that Connecticut has played in their two-year tourney run. The Illini are definitely using the pundits' views that they don’t have a chance against the Huskies as a motivating factor here. 

These Illini have accomplished a lot, no doubt, but as Marcus Domask told us on . . .

 

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