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

Illinois will face Minnesota at 3:30pm CT Wednesday afternoon on ESPN2.

Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois (13-18, 5-13) vs. Minnesota (8-22, 2-16)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 | 3:30pm CT

Indianapolis, IN | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Television: The game will televised on ESPN2

Announcers: Mike Tirico, Dan Dakich, Quint Kessenich will call the game.

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

Odds: Illinois is a 7-point favorite over Minnesota. The over/under is 140.5 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. 158

Four Factors:

Offense Defense
Effective FG% 49.7 (185th) 53.6 (326th)
Turnover % 14.9 (14th) 18.7 (141st)
Off. Reb. % 21.6 (344th) 27.8 (82nd)
FTA/FGA 31.6 (300th) 27.3 (19th)
  • Last Five Games (2-3): Wisconsin (L), Indiana (L), Minnesota (W), Maryland (L), Penn State (L)
  • Points Per Game: 72.3
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 75.3
  • Leading Scorer: Malcolm Hill (18.6 PPG)
  • Leading Rebounder: Malcolm Hill (6.6 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

Minnesota Golden Gophers

  • KenPom Ranking: No. 197
  • RPI Ranking: No. 252

Four Factors:

Offense Defense
Effective FG% 46.0 (311th) 51.2 (231st)
Turnover % 16.3 (55th) 18.0 (191st)
Off. Reb. % 27.0 (267th) 29.5 (158th)
FTA/FGA 37.5 (151st) 34.8 (123rd)
  • Last Five Games (3-2): Maryland (W), Rutgers (W), Illinois (L), Wisconsin (L), Rutgers (L)
  • Points Per Game: 68.5
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 73.6
  • Leading Scorer: Nate Mason (13.8 PPG)
  • Leading Rebounder: Jordan Murphy (8.0 RPG)

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

  1. Stephon Sharp | FR
  2. Ahmad Gilbert | FR
  3. Jordan Murphy | FR
  4. Charles Buggs | JR
  5. Bakary Konate | SO

KenPom Game Prediction:

Illinois 72, Minnesota 68 (63% W)