Illinois HC Tim Beckman holds a firm belief that success starts from within. His emphasis on winning the state of Illinois and being relevant in the city of Chicago have always been goals of his and of the Illinois program. Get more on that here from B1G Media Day.
One thing Tim Beckman has always stuck to throughout his tenure at Illinois is the importance of the state of Illinois. Not only is that focus vital for improving the fan base, he believes it is also the lifeblood of his team from a recruiting standpoint. We talked about that and more at Big Ten Media Day.