How to Watch Illinois vs. Washington
Game Time: 9 p.m. CT
TV Channel: N/A
Online Streaming: http://pac-12.com/live/university-washington
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena (Seattle, Wash.)
Radio: This match will air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS 1400). The game is also broadcasted on other stations throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.
Illinois Fighting Illini
Head Coach: Chris Tamas
2017-18 Record: 22-10 (12-8 Big Ten)
2017-18 Conference Standing: 6th in Big Ten
2016-17 Postseason: None
For more on the Illini, read our season recap here.
Illinois defeated Hawaii in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in five sets on Friday night. Hawaii (20-7, 14-2 Big West) took the third and fourth sets before falling 15-10 in the final set. Sophomore Jacqueline Quade led the Illini with 15 kills.
No. 8 Washington Huskies
Head Coach: Keegan Cook
2017-18 Record: 25-7 (14-6 Pac-12)
2017-18 Conference Standing: 2nd in Pac-12
Washington, the No. 8 overall seed in the 64-team field, defeated LIU-Brooklyn in straight sets on Friday night.
- Illinois and Washington have met twice before. The Illini took a 3-0 win in 1985, and the Huskies evened the series with a 3-1 win in 2013.
- This is Illinois’ 24th NCAA Tournament appearance (8th in 10 years)