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TV Guide: Illinois vs Rutgers

Information for Illinois' game against Rutgers.

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After a dramatic win over Penn State, Malcolm Hill and the Illinois Fighting Illini (14-8, 4-5) are back at the State Farm Center to face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (10-13, 2-8). This is the second ever game between the two programs; the first came in November of 2005 when the No. 15 Illini demolished the Scarlet Knights 77-57 at South Padre Island, Texas.

Game Time: 8:30 pm CT

Television: The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network

Announcers: Dave Revsine and Stephen Bardo

Live Video Stream: BTN will have a live stream available via BTN2Go

Odds: Illinois opened as an 11 point favorite; the over/under hasn't been set 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:

  • B1G Standings: T-9th
  • KenPom Ranking: No. 74
  • RPI Ranking: No. 59
  • Last Five Games (3-2): Northwestern (W 72-67), Indiana (L 74-80), Purdue (W 66-57), Minnesota (L 71-79), Penn State (W 60-58)
  • Home Record: 10-1
  • Points Per Game: 72.9 (63rd)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 64.2 (126th)
  • Leading ScorerRayvonte Rice - 17.0PPGMalcolm Hill - 14.6PPG
  • Leading RebounderRayvonte Rice - 6.9RPG | Malcolm Hill - 5.4RPG

Rutgers:

  • B1G Standings: 13th
  • KenPom Ranking: No. 172
  • RPI Ranking: No. 112
  • Last Five Games (0-5): Minnesota (L 80-89), Michigan (L 50-54), Penn State (L 51-79), Michigan State (L 51-71), No. 22 Indiana (L 64-72)
  • Away Record: 2-6
  • Points Per Game: 59.1 (334th)
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 63.8 (112th)
  • Leading Scorer: Myles Mack - 14.5PPG
  • Leading Rebounder: Junior Etou - 6.8RPG

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