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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:

Less than a year ago, the Illinois women’s gymnastics season ended abruptly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, 10 months later, the Illini have a chance to return to action.

Late Monday night, Alabama won its sixth national title in 12 seasons under legendary coach Nick Saban. But next season, News-Gazette AP Top 25 voter BOB AMUSSEN says it’ll be ... BOOMER SOONER!