Fast-forward today and Underwood's vision is real...well, except for the fans. Speaking to IlliniGuy Brad Sturdy on his popular "Sturdy For 30" podcast, Underwood admitted the toughest thing about this breakthrough season is that the fans - due to COVID restrictions - weren't able to witness it live and rock the house.
The two Brads talk candidly about the pain of the Loyola game, the most special moment of this season (this will surprise you), and how to sculpt the next edition of the Illini while wading through this unprecedented offseason . . .
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