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.
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Very timely delivery. Great product
These coasters are perfect. Love that the final score from one of my all time favorite games is right on them. I have other coasters with just my team’s name on them, but when I saw these, I needed them for sure. They look so much better than just a team name, and are great quality. They are very unique and would make a great gift for a sports fan like me.