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How to Watch Illinois vs. Penn State: Game Time, TV Schedule, Online Streaming & Odds

Illinois will face Maryland at 11:00am CT Sunday afternoon on BTN.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois (13-17, 5-12) vs. Penn State (15-15, 6-11)

Sunday, March 6, 2016 | 11:00am CT

State College, PA | Bryce Jordan Center (15,261)

Television: The game will televised on BTN

Announcers: Tom Werme and Shon Morris will call the game.

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

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

Odds: Penn State is a 4-point favorite over Illinois. The over/under has been set at 135 points.

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Team Statistical Profiles:

*All statistics out of 351 Division-1 programs

Illinois Fighting Illini

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 141
  • RPI Ranking: No. 155

Four Factors:

Offense Defense
Effective FG% 50.0 (174th) 53.6 (323rd)
Turnover % 14.8 (13th) 18.9 (129th)
Off. Reb. % 21.5 (344th) 28.3 (105th)
FTA/FGA 31.5 (302nd) 26.5 (12th)
  • Last Five Games (2-3): Rutgers (W), Wisconsin (L), Indiana (L), Minnesota (W), Maryland (L)
  • Points Per Game: 72.1
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 75.0
  • Leading Scorer: Malcolm Hill (18.0 PPG)
  • Leading Rebounder: Malcolm Hill (6.4 RPG)

Most Frequent Lineup Over Past Five Games (23.4% of minutes):

  1. Khalid Lewis | SR
  2. Jalen Coleman-Lands | FR
  3. Kendrick Nunn | JR
  4. Malcolm Hill | JR
  5. Maverick Morgan | JR

Penn State Nittany Lions

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 142
  • RPI Ranking: No. 110

Four Factors:

Offense Defense
Effective FG% 46.1 (305th) 49.1 (131st)
Turnover % 17.0 (97th) 17.6 (209th)
Off. Reb. % 29.2 (196th) 29.3 (148th)
FTA/FGA 33.9 (249th) 41.8 (280th)
  • Last Five Games (3-2): Iowa (W), Rutgers (W), Nebraska (W), Michigan State (L), Northwestern (L)
  • Points Per Game: 64.9
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 69.0
  • Leading Scorer: Brandon Taylor (16.2 PPG)
  • Leading Rebounder: Brandon Taylor (6.4 RPG)

Most Frequent Lineup Over Past Five Games (31.6% of minutes):

  1. Shep Garner | SO
  2. Josh Reaves | FR
  3. Payton Banks | SO
  4. Brandon Taylor | SR
  5. Jordan Dickerson | SR

KenPom Game Prediction:

Penn State 69, Illinois 65 (34%)