College Sports | Up-and-down Illini men's basketball team still on track for another trip to March Madness
Illinois has taken down top-ranked teams like Texas and UCLA this season, but it hasn't been an easy season in Champaign. The Fighting Illini are aiming to make it to the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year.
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