Relive four of the greatest moments in Illinois basketball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
2005 Chicago Regional Final vs Arizona - The Comeback
1993 Big Ten Championship vs Iowa - The Buzzer-beater
2000 Regular Season vs Seton Hall - The Rally
1989 Regular Season vs Georgia Tech - Clinching #1
These slate coasters are laser-etched indelibly into the stone itself. - Size: 4&amp;amp;quot; x 4&amp;amp;quot; x 0.25&amp;amp;quot; per coaster - Weight: 0.25lbs (4oz) - Natural edge
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2005 Chicago Regional Final
Illinois vs Arizona
90 - 89
26 March, 2005
Trailing by 15 with under 4 mins left in the game, Illinois executed one of the greatest comebacks ever. The team forced 2 turnovers, hit three 3-pointers and 3 layups to bring the score within 3. With 45 sec left, Illinois stole the inbound pass and Deron Williams hit a 3 to take the game to OT.
1993 Big Ten Championship
Illinois vs Iowa
78 - 77
4 February, 1993
Iowa had just seemingly won the game but the refs put 1.5 secs on the clock, giving Lou Henson's team one last chance. T.J. Wheeler threw a
2000 Regular Season
Illinois vs Seton Hall
87 - 79
9 December, 2000
Trailing by 21 at half, Frank Williams scored 17 of his 21 in the 2nd half and Marcus Griffin recorded a double-double in a furious comeback that tied the game and pushed it to OT. Cory Bradford started OT with a 3-pointer, tying an all-time NCAA record for consecutive games with a 3.
1989 Regular Season
Illinois vs Georgia Tech
103 - 92
22 January, 1989
At halftime the 'Flying Illini' were down by 14, but they battled back to send it into one and then two OTs. In the 2nd OT they ran up a comfortable 10 pt lead over an exhausted Georgia Tech. Kenny Battle finished with a soaring dunk, brining the crowd to its feet. The win gave Illinois the #1 spot.
My boss originally got these as a Christmas gift. I liked them so much I decided to get another set for my dad. An awesomely unique and thoughtful gift
My kids play little league baseball and they loved giving the coasters as end of season coach gifts. The coasters are well made and the packaging is nice too.
I recommend these as a gift for any baseball lover. I ordered a couple extra to have on hand.
These were a gift for my Steeler fan. He loved them!
Amazing gift for the sport fan! Great addition to the man cave.