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How to Watch: Illinois vs Michigan

Information for Illinois' first Big Ten game against the Michigan Wolverines.

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After compiling a non-conference record of 10-3, the Illinois Fighting Illini are set to start Big Ten play in Ann Arbor against the Michigan Wolverines. The Illini have lost seven straight to Michigan, including a blowout loss at home and a heartbreaking loss in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament during the 2013-14 season.

Game Time: 2:00 pm CT

Television: The game will be televised on ESPN2

Live Video Stream: ESPN will have a live stream available via

Odds: Michigan opened at -3. The over/under hasn't been made available yet.

Radio: All Illinois Men's Basketball games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS 1400) and Chicago markets (WSCR 670). The game is broadcasted on other stations throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.

Quick Hits:

Illinois Fighting Illini

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 43
  • RPI Ranking: No. 45
  • Last Five Games: No. 7 Villanova (L 59-73), Oregon (L 70-77), Hampton (W 73-55), Missouri (W 62-59), Kennesaw State (W 93-45)
  • Away: 0-1
  • Points Per Game: 79.1 (26th)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 62.4 (108th)
  • Leading ScorerRayvonte Rice - 17.7PPG
  • Leading Rebounder: Rayvonte Rice - 6.5RPG

Michigan Wolverines

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 80
  • RPI Ranking: No. 155
  • Last Five Games: NJIT (L 70-72), Eastern Michigan (42-45), No. 3 Arizona (L 80-53), SMU (L 51-62), Coppin State (W 72-56)
  • Home Record: 6-3
  • Points Per Game: 67.7 (189th)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 62.3 (106th)
  • Leading Scorer: Zak Irvin - 15.3PPG
  • Leading Rebounder: Caris LeVert - 5.4RPG

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