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How to Watch Illinois at Penn State: Game Time, TV Channel and Big Ten Tourney Scenarios

Everything you need for Sunday’s game.

NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Illinois Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports

How to Watch Illinois (11-19) vs. Penn State (13-17)

Game Time: 11 a.m. CT


Online Streaming: FOXSPORTSGO

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: Illinois +7, O/U 149.5

Quick Hits

Illinois Fighting Illini

Head Coach: Brad Underwood (2nd season)

2017-2018 Record: 14-18 (4-14 Big Ten)

2018-2019 Record: 11-19 (7-12 Big Ten)

2018-2019 Conference Standing: 10th

2017-2018 Postseason: N/A

Injuries: Anthony Higgs (general)

To find out what the Illini need to do to win, read here.

Penn State Nittany Lions

Head Coach: Pat Chambers (8th season)

2017-2018 Record: 26-13 (9-9 Big Ten)

2018-2019 Record: 13-17 (6-13 Big Ten)

2018-2019 Conference Standing: 12th

2017-2018 Postseason: NIT Champions

To learn more about the matchup, here is our TCR Scouting Report.


If Illinois wins...

  • The Illini clinch a first-round bye.
  • If Rutgers beats Indiana, Illinois is the No. 9 seed.
  • If Indiana beats Rutgers, Illinois is the No. 10 seed.

If Illinois loses...

  • The Illini play on the tournament’s first day on Wednesday.
  • They will play either Nebraska or Northwestern.

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