Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

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Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

The resolution called on Chancellor Robert Jones to create a new mascot, to publicly condemn any public display of the former Chief Illiniwek and to consider the blue-and-orange kingfisher as a possible mascot.

The outpouring of cards, text messages, phone calls and more from former players, former coaching foes turned friends, former students and former colleagues warms the old ball coach’s heart.

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

Illinois football beat writer Bob Asmussen is a voting member of The Associated Press Top 25 football panel. Here is this week's ballot:

Brandon Peters and the rest of the Illini, just like the rest of the Big Ten, are back practicing football. But how will this pandemic-affected season really play out?