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Bielema addresses some depth concerns, mainly along the offensive line, while other familiar names (Epstein, Hansen, Peters) are dealing with injuries

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With Illini men's basketball preparing for the first exhibition game on Saturday, The News-Gazette asked Cassie Arner, Senior Associate Director of Illini Athletics, what changes fans should expect in the arena. 

National college basketball media high on Illinois ahead of 2021-22 season

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:

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:

Bret Bielema and his staff are targeting these players in an effort to improve the program

Blasts from the past: Lincoln Lodge, the Tumor, Destihl, Lou Gold, Illini Oil and running at the UI Armory. Also, the Illini Anthem, Custard Cup traffic, The Ribeye, Li'l Porgy's, video gaming, very tall corn and causes of death in Illinois last year besides COVID-19.