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The day after a game when an opposing player misses two consecutive free throws, local McDonald’s restaurants typically give away about 1,500 free McNuggets, Central Illinois owner/operator Blake Linders said.


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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: