Basketball's early entry system is weird. Depending on what Burke & Hardaway decide to do (please stay), we could be looking at a top 10ish team next year (Burke, Hardaway, McGary, etc), or one that's only probably top 25. Oh god, please stay.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."