Prediction Standings and Illinois-Iowa Predictions

Got the prediction Standings updated. Penniless was able to put together a couple of correct predictions the last two games and has jumped out in front as we approach the end. We will go however long the Illini want to go, so who knows how many more chances the rest of us have to catch up? Here's how things look after 24 games.


NAMEPREDICTIONWINSLOSSESRSDT*pennilessWisconsin 63-51176191geriatricilliniWisconsin 61-50168184buckhunter2Wisconsin 67-58168197Bwp 5PWisconsin 62-54168198bubba2hypeWisconsin 72-64159182ReilliniWisconsin 68-56159189Tom YoungWisconsin 70-60159207dealmaker21Wisconsin 61-52158242Paul KleeWisconsin 64-521410188JoeK82Wisconsin 70-581410195riverWisconsin 65-531410197walkerWisconsin 74-621410226mbelcherDNP139170aaeismacgychelIllinois 51-50139214illiniearlWisconsin 79-581311331illiniphil85Wisconsin 69-66127163mvilliniWisconsin 71-60129168CARPETIllinois 52-501210211Wincer_85Wisconsin 67-611212245Eric 22Illinois 52-501212255smills89DNP108185Foo_GWisconsin 63-55109346illiniloveDNP93120dave1956DNP8392jruss62DNP8398uofiisuDNP88127WLSILLINIWisconsin 73-6787137gordonbacon15DNP87176rtrottDNP810194JamesBDNP7374drcc4DNP76126illinifan1280DNP76136illinizeemanDNP6159oskeewowwowDNP6378kelkaidruDNP5242Illini_Fan_78Wisconsin 60-505244UIUIlliniDNP5250adamnolenDNP59107retby50DNP4138sunnyd503DNP4153tstephensDNP4265PhiloJoeDNP4371indymic1956DNP4392uswtmb47DNP3013ILLINI04DNP3237smccawDNP3247illiniartDNP3248illini7074DNP3462wilson577DNP3473pblilliniDNP3286ax474DNP208berniesDNP2015cjcohenDNP2016illinois52DNP2120illiniwood12DNP2121Illinifan11_42DNP2022ICB36DNP2124illini82DNP2130afanDNP2035happygilmoreDNP2336bumpin99DNP2140LanphierDNP2390oandbDNP21133LinerDNP100B-ILLINIDNP103CecilColemanDNP105JeremyHDNP105orangebeastDNP106jimbo2009DNP108UIUCHoopFANDNP1110DaisyJDNP1011GWDNP1013ILL HoosierDNP1014rumbob35DNP1014butkus50DNP11151 illinifanDNP1017toohot4totsDNP1121SmittoDNP1022beekayDNP1125foreverilliniDNP1126MoillinifanDNP1127Ed Bond DNP1129bookworm24DNP1136billdaveDNP1251demitrimaniscalacoDNP1351WhoSaysDNP000judahtomDNP017yatesDNP0113mdejde1955DNP0116nikeguy1618DNP0116cevansDNP0118IlliniExileDNP0122jrhymerDNP0224Chief4EvrDNP0126toddalan1975DNP0128

* - Real Score Difference Total



IOWA 69          ILLINOIS 65

Illinois probably needs four wins in a row to get into the Big Dance. For that to happen, Illinois will have to take out some solid teams. If they get by Iowa, it's then Michigan State, and then some other good teams like Wisconsin, Ohio State or Michigan could stand in the way. Pretty much, four wins in a row seems very unlikely, especially since the team is struggling to win a single game.

I hate to see it end like this, but this team is so far down that only a miracle could get them back on track. It's hard for me to imagine anything other than a one and done in the Big Ten Tourney, then it's on to the Not Invited Tournament.

What do you guys think? Do the Illini begin a late season surge, or do they set up camp at rock bottom? Let me know with your thoughts and predictions below.

NOTE: If the Illini are to win on Thursday, feel free to predict their next game on this same blog entry. Since I'm working overnights again, I will be asleep during and after Thursday's game, so I will be a little slow getting up my next prediction. With the games coming in rapid fashion, I want to make sure you guys have plenty of time to predict, so feel free to throw up your prediction on this blog entry if I'm not up to date.


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mvillini wrote on March 06, 2012 at 8:03 am

  Iowa 62, Illini 58. It's over at last. Please dont go to the NIT, and get embarrased again. Two words for you -- Kevin Stallings.

penniless wrote on March 06, 2012 at 8:03 am

Conference play stops here for Illini.Good luck Bruce and AD Thomas.One and done in NIT.Away games not in favor  for Illini.  Iowa   65  Illini   61

illiniearl wrote on March 06, 2012 at 9:03 am

Illini   67

Hawkeyes  60

Illini_Fan_78 wrote on March 06, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Iowa: 67

Illini:  62


Please end this season with NO NIT.  This is so sad...

Bwp 5P wrote on March 06, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Never thought I'd say this.........It's hard to care!

Hawkeyes 71

Illini 65


Just say NO to NIT picking!

smills89 wrote on March 06, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Illinois 65

Iowa 58

dealmaker21 wrote on March 06, 2012 at 3:03 pm

Think they have one more in them and Gattens goes cold.


Illini   72

Hawkeyes  65


On to SParty who overlooks us

Illini 64

Spartans 59


Then to Indiana - All done.  And what do we think of Crean now.

Illini  57

Hoosiers 75


walker wrote on March 06, 2012 at 10:03 pm

ILL  72   IOWA  66

geriatricillini wrote on March 07, 2012 at 9:03 am

Illini  67

Hawkeyes   69

I am wishing strongly that it doesn't happen, but I just don't see it in the cards...but really, who knows with this bunch of Illini? The defense is atrocious right now and that is not ever a good thing...This is no fun any more.....

JoeK82 wrote on March 07, 2012 at 9:03 am



Iowa 62

I have nothing to lose if Illinois goes down in flames.

mbelcher wrote on March 07, 2012 at 10:03 am

Illinois  69

Iowa  67

bubba2hype wrote on March 07, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Illini 68 Iowa 64

river wrote on March 07, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Iowa     73

Illinois   61

buckhunter2 wrote on March 07, 2012 at 4:03 pm

illini    71

iowa  66

Reillini wrote on March 07, 2012 at 4:03 pm




wincer_85 wrote on March 08, 2012 at 6:03 am


Did the coaches do enough to rally the troops to get one last run out of them or are the players just ready for the season to be over? We'll find out. Possibly Bruce and Meyers' last game as illini. Kinda sad.


Illinois: 70

Iowa: 66

Why not?

aaeismacgychel wrote on March 08, 2012 at 9:03 am

Illinois: 72
Iowa: 67

Foo_G wrote on March 08, 2012 at 10:03 am
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iowa  70