In non realignment news, Illinois is actually playing basketball tonight, as the Maui Invitational kicks off. It's a tournament so important you can actually watch the game on television.
Illinois (3-0) vs USC (2-0)
By the time this game is over both USC and the entire state of Hawaii may be in the Big Ten.
So when you're finished watching the battle of backup quarterbacks on Monday Night Football, come into The Champaign Room for some late night basketball action.