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Illinois to play in 2021 Hall of Fame Classic

Arkansas, Cincy and K-State will join the Illini.

NCAA Basketball: Illinois at Minnesota David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

We’re starting to learn a bit about next season’s basketball schedule.

Illinois announced Wednesday it will participate in the 2021 Hall of Fame Classic at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City. The four-team tournament will happy Nov. 22 and 23.

Illinois is joined by Arkansas (2021 Elite Eight), Cincinnati (nine NCAAT berths in 10 seasons), and Kansas State (coached by Bruce Weber) in the field.

All four games in the tournament will air on ESPN networks.

Ticket sales will begin on a to-be-determined date this summer. You can find out more on and for future ticket updates.