Scary thing is: Wonk believes him
Minnesota coach Dan Monson on this season's goals: "The other day someone asked if I was worried about the daunting task of playing Michigan State and Wisconsin and some of the other veteran teams in our league....Honestly, that hasn't even crossed my mind. I'm worried about St. Thomas and Lipscomb and those teams right now." In today's less Wonk-ish venues....
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Illinois defeated Division II Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, 78-58, in an exhibition last night. Calvin Brock decided--on the bench during the game, apparently--to redshirt, a wise decision for a freshman guard on this team. Shaun Pruitt, on the other hand, played last night and thus the redshirt option is gone (unless due to injury). The 6-8 freshman forward "has played well enough to possibly be in the mix," according to Bruce Weber. (More here.) Wonk back!
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