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How to Watch: Illinois @ #20 Ohio State

Information for Illinois' second Big Ten game against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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After a disappointing overtime loss to Michigan, the Illinois Fighting Illini are looking to bounce back against the No. 20 Ohio State Buckeyes. Illinois leads the all-time series 104-73, but the Buckeyes have won the last three contests; this includes a 62-55 victory in Columbus and a 48-39 victory in Champaign during the 2013-14 season.

Game Time: 2:30 pm CT

Television: The game will be televised on ESPN2

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

Odds: Ohio State opened at -8.5, but the line has since moved to -8 in their favor. 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. 48
  • RPI Ranking: No. 61
  • Last Five Games: Oregon (L 70-77), Hampton (W 73-55), Missouri (W 62-59), Kennesaw State (W 93-45), Michigan (L 65-73 OT)
  • Away: 0-2
  • Points Per Game: 78.1 (27th)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 63.1 (118th)
  • Leading ScorerRayvonte Rice - 17.0PPG
  • Leading Rebounder: Rayvonte Rice - 6.9RPG

Ohio State Buckeyes

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 23
  • RPI Ranking: No. 85
  • Last Five Games: NCAT (W 97-55), No. 24 North Carolina (L 74-82), Miami-OH (W 93-55), Wright State (W 100-55), Iowa (L 65-71)
  • Home Record: 11-1
  • Points Per Game: 83.9 (11th)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 59.4 (43rd)
  • Leading Scorer: D'Angelo Russell - 17.4PPG
  • Leading Rebounder: Amir Williams - 5.7RPG

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