Ron Zook and the Illini football team started the 2009 season with high expectations and several big questions.Bruce Weber and the Illini basketball team started the 2009-10 season with optimistic expectations and several big questions.Zook had an experienced team with strong senior leadership.Weber had a young team with a need for upperclassmen to step into leadership.Zook's boys came out in St. Louis and took a sucker punch to the gut against Missouri. They staggered and didn't really recover until late in the season. After good games against Michigan and Minnesota, the Illini stumbled again. However, the Illini offense played well in losing efforts against undefeated Cincinatti and Fresno State.Weber's boys came out in Las Vegas and took a sucker punch to the gut against Utah, after...

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