"I'm hoping that the depth of talent that we have will help us get through that," said Hambly. "If a kid struggles in the past we've had to ride it out, and with the talent we have if a kid struggles I'll be like 'Hey look tonight's not your night.' Hopefully we can get to a point where people can step up and make sure that we don't have those lulls."
Illinois tips off the season August 29th when they host the Illini Classic.
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