Illini Drive March 28th: The State of Illinois Basketball

Illinois head coach John Groce watches his team during the 89-58 loss to Purdue in the quarterfinal game of the Big Ten Tournament. 

By Kevin McCarthy

On this week’s Illini Drive, the guys debate what should be the best approach at fixing Illini Basketball, even though head coach John Groce received a vote of confidence from Illini AD Josh Whitman last week. They break down the press conference surrounding the state of the team, and talk about Simeon High School Basketball Coach Robert Smith’s comments in relation to the allegations against his former players Jaylon Tate and Kendrick Nunn.