Monday, December 06, 2004


Hail to the Orange
Hail to the Blue
Hail Alma Mater
Ever so true

We love no other
So let our motto be

Yes, the polls are out and Illinois is #1 in both the ESPN/USA Today and the AP writers' polls. (I expect to hear much groaning and gnashing of teeth out of Lawrence, Kansas.) This is as it should be given the Illini's thorough domination of last week's #1 team, Wake Forest, and a gritty win on the road against Arkansas in Little Rock (see Jayhawks? A R-O-A-D game. Novel concept, eh?)