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Guard hasn't decided if he'll use his extra year of eligibility next season to extend his college career, but it's clear of what he's meant to the Illinois program: 'He’s such a great teammate, and I respect the heck out of that.'

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:

Area pandhandlers, Mahomet vs. Savoy, a record cold February, what's next after Limbaugh, Urbana bigwigs from the class of 1960, the Eating Illini, plans for Memorial Stadium's centennial, cannabis tax revenue and much, much more.

Most public courses in East Central Illinois reported similar gaudy increases, a reversal of a recent trend that had resulted in the closure of golf shops and golf courses like Railside in Gibson City, Blue Needles near Fairmount and Scovill in Decatur.