How to Watch No. 19 Illinois vs. No. 8 UCLA (Vegas)
Game time: 8:30 p.m.
TV Channel: ESPNU
Online Streaming: ESPN3
Radio: All Illinois basketball games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS-AM 1400) and Chicago (WLS-AM 890) markets. The game will also be broadcasted on other networks throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.
Odds: ILL +2, O/U 146.5
Illinois Fighting Illini (3-0)
Head Coach: Brad Underwood
Last Game: Win over Monmouth
UCLA Bruins (3-0)
Head Coach: Mick Cronin (3rd season)
Last Game: Win over Norfolk State
What Happened The Last Time They Played?
Dec. 30, 1997: UCLA 74, Illinois 69 (This is the only matchup EVER between these two storied programs)
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 — J.R. Henderson scored 22 points and hit a couple of key free throws in the final minute Tuesday to lead UCLA to a 74-69 victory over Illinois.
The Bruins held the Illini without a point over the final 2 minutes 30 seconds to pull out the victory, their ninth in a row after a season- opening loss to North Carolina.