The drought is over

The Illini prepare for their 1st NCAA trip since 2013

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

It's hard to believe that, just 24 months ago, this was an Illinois program that had just lost a school-record 21 games and - due to a quirk in the Big Ten tournament scheduling - didn't even play a game in the month of March.

That is now ancient history, along with years of futility that meant failing to hear the Illini's name called on Selection Sunday.

The silence wasn't just broken on this Sunday evening in March, it was shattered with . . .

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