Greenberg: Circus of a season


For Illinois, improbably and annoyingly, the road to the championship goes through ... Stony Brook?

The 19-14 Illini went from NCAA hopeful to vagabond No. 1 seed in the National Invitational Tournament, and I don't feel bad for them. With the circus, or more accurately Cirque de Soleil, heading to the heartland, the Illini will play its first-round Not Invited game in Stony Brook in Long Island.

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