Fighting Illini gear up for Brad Underwood era

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The college basketball season begins for real Friday night.

In Champaign, it's a whole new ballgame for the Fighting Illini. They open against Southern University at State Farm Center in game number one for new coach Brad Underwood.

Underwood's style is definitely fan friendly. But for the players, it'll take some getting used to.

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