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There won’t be another Giorgi B.

There’s a little bit of Giorgi Bezhanishvili in all of us.

Likely through watching your beloved Illinois Fighting Illini sports teams, at some point those game-watching experiences inevitably bring you back to some memories of your own time at the U of I deep in the cornfields of Champaign-Urbana,

Illinois is a good school. A serious school. Illini fans take pride in it. We know the rigors of the process just to get admitted, and also the rigors of how to sustain that success once there. Illinois athletics, for better in most cases and in some cases for worse, turns down a lot of good prospective athletes because the admissions committee does not believe they’d be successful.