This week brings a game against the toughest Big Ten opponent for the Illini basketball team thus far. Although they're 1-2 in conference play, the Hawkeyes are still rated in the top 25 and have wins this year against Texas and Louisville.
In preperation for the game, Hawkeye Hoops profiles the Illini offense here
. Here's how the post begins:
Iowa's defense was the main reason it was able to hold off Minnesota on Saturday. That defense will get its biggest test of the season as it goes on the road to challenge the nation's best offense on Thursday. That's right - the best offense in the country. Better than North Carolina. Better than Washington or Wake Forest or anyone else.
How good is Illinois's offense, you ask? Scary good.
Go read the rest.