The Daily Illini

A sports columnist’s mailbag: birthdays, bright lights and missed opportunities

The Fighting Illini men's basketball team takes the court before the game against Michigan State at State Farm Center, on Feb. 22, 2014. The Illini lost 60-53.

March 31, 2015

Michal asks: What are your thoughts about Marcus Lovett? Some have called him the next Dee Brown. Is he a must-get for Illinois? I’m not sure who told you that Marcus Lovett is the next Dee Brown, but go to that person ASAP and tell them that they are dumb. Marcus Lovett’s nickname is “Bright Li...