Greatest Illinois Basketball Plays: Slate Coasters (Set of 4)

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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 - Kaufman's buzzer-beater
2000 Regular Season vs Seton Hall - Bradford's three
1989 Regular Season vs Georgia Tech - Clinching #1

These slate coasters are laser-etched indelibly into the stone itself.
- Size: 4" x 4" x 0.25" per coaster
- Weight: 0.25lbs (4oz)
- Natural edge

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2005 Chicago Regional Final
The Comeback
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
Kaufman's buzzer-beater
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 "hail mary" pass to Andy Kaufman who put up an off-kilter 3-pointer at the buzzer. The basket is considered by many to be the greatest moment in Assembly Hall.

2000 Regular Season
Bradford's three
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
Clinching #1
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.

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Greatest Indiana Basketball Plays: Slate Coasters (Set of 4)

Added To the Man Cave

I got slate coasters. A touch expensive, but it celebrates good memories, is very unique, and it kept to the theme of my man cave using history rather than overdoing a logo. Many NFL coasters are tacky in my opinion... this added class.

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I purchased as a gift for my children to give to their dad. I love the quality! It was perfect!