Illinois has a non-conference schedule, which will start on Nov. 25.
According to a news release Friday, the No. 8 Illini will host a multi-team event at State Farm Center to open the season. The Illini will play North Carolina A&T on Nov. 25; Wright State on Nov. 26; and Ohio on Nov. 27. Those games don’t have TV listings or tip times yet.
Illinois will also play now-No. 2 Baylor on Dec. 2 in the Jimmy V Classic.
The three home games and the Baylor game join road games in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at No. 9 Duke (Dec. 8) and Braggin’ Rights at Missouri (Dec. 12) on the current schedule. The release said one more non-conference game will be added, as well as the full Big Ten slate.
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