How to Watch No. 1 Illinois (23-6) vs. No. 16 Drexel (12-7)
Game Time: 12:15 p.m. CT
TV Channel: TBS
Online Streaming: NCAA.com
Radio: All Illinois basketball games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS 1400) and Chicago markets (WLS 890). The game is also broadcasted on other stations throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.
Odds: ILL -22.5, O/U 143.5
Illinois Fighting Illini
Head Coach: Brad Underwood (4th season)
2020-21 Record: 3-6 (16-4 in Big Ten)
Read more about Ayo Dosunmu and Illinois’ goals this tournament.
Head Coach: Zach Spiker (5th season)
2020-21 Record: 12-7 (4-5 in Colonial)
Here’s a Washington Post column about Drexel Basketball!
Fun Drexel Facts:
- Illinois and Drexel have never played each other.
- Drexel is in Philadelphia.
- The Dragons’ biggest rival is Penn.
- No, they don’t have a real dragon.
What Happened Last Time
Well, since these teams have never played each other, here’s what happened the last time Illinois was in the NCAA Tournament.