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How to Watch No. 1 Illinois vs. No. 8 Loyola Chicago: Game Time, TV Channel, Online Streaming & Odds

A trip to the Sweet 16 is on the line.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Drexel at Illinois Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

How to Watch No. 1 Illinois (24-6) vs. No. 8 Loyola Chicago (25-4)

Game Time: 11:10 a.m. CT

TV Channel: CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill & Tracy Wolfson

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 -7, O/U 133.5

Quick Hits:

Illinois Fighting Illini

Head Coach: Brad Underwood (4th season)

2020-21 Record: 24-6 (16-4 in Big Ten)

Read more about Ayo Dosunmu and Illinois’ goals this tournament.

Quick Notes:

Loyola Chicago Ramblers

Head Coach: Porter Moser (10th season)

2020-21 Record: 25-4 (16-2 in MVC, 1st)

Here are our staff’s predictions for the game!

Quick Notes:

  • Illinois has won the last three matchups against Loyola.
  • The last time these two teams faced in the tournament, the Ramblers won 79-64 on March 16, 1963.
  • The Ramblers rank third in adjusted defensive efficiency according to KenPom.

What Happened Last Time

On Friday, the Illini got the postseason off to a hot start with a dominating win over Drexel.

Illinois blows by Drexel in Round of 64.

(March 19, 2021)

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