Opening Comments: Congratulations to Illinois on a difficult but hard earned victory. They were losing 24-13 with 6:38 in the first half and then the shots started to drop. I believe they scored 20 points on their last 9 possessions of the half. On Bo’s weekly TV show he mentioned (I paraphrase), “we try to get the points per possession we need.” So, to those who have resisted getting on the points per possession bandwagon, our coaching are all over the concept. Summarizing the game in a few words: UW got up more shots, Illinois made more shots. Pace: The game had 56 possessions. UW has been playing at 58 possessions per game in conference play, fewest in the B10. Illinois has been at 68, tied for most in conference. Efficiency: Was it good offense or good defense? Mostly poor UW...

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