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Illini basketball: Breaking down the guards

Illinois' Te'Jon Lucas (3) brings the ball up the court during the game against Northwestern at State Farm Center on Tuesday, February 21.

By Thomas Polcyn, Illini hoops columnist

October 26, 2017

It has been no secret that new head coach Brad Underwood likes to use his guards a lot. His fast-paced system revolves around using multiple lead guards pushing the ball up and down the court from the moment they get the outlet pass from their big men. Knowing how important they will be to the tea...