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GameThread: Maryland vs. Illinois

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Thursday is Senior Day for the Terps, who look to clinch a double-bye in the Big Ten Tournament with a win over Illinois. Let's talk some basketball.

Jake Layman and Rasheed Sulaimon are two of four seniors who will be honored before Thursday's game against Illinois.
Jake Layman and Rasheed Sulaimon are two of four seniors who will be honored before Thursday's game against Illinois.
Sung-Min Kim

The Maryland Terrapins host the Illinois Fighting Illini Thursday at 7 p.m. EST at Xfinity Center.

For four Terps players, and potentially a few others, the game will be the final home contest of their careers. Seniors Jake Layman, Rasheed Sulaimon, Varun Ram and Trevor Anzmann will be honored before the game as Maryland celebrates its senior day in front of a home crowd.

The all-time series between the two schools is tied at five wins a piece, with the Illini winning the only game between the programs last season, a 64-57 win in Champaign.

Thursday could also be the final home game for both sophomore Melo Trimble and freshman Diamond Stone, who could both forgo future eligibility with Maryland to enter the 2016 NBA Draft. Both players are currently projected to be top 20 picks in this year's draft. Redshirt junior Robert Carter Jr. could go, too.

This could be the last Maryland home game for half the Terps' roster, including virtually all of their best players. Share some of your favorite memories of these players in the comments.