How to Watch No. 4 Illinois (23-9) vs. No. 5 Houston (30-5)
Game Time: 11:10 a.m. CT
TV Channel: CBS
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 (DraftKings): ILL +4.5, O/U 133.5
Illinois Fighting Illini
Head Coach: Brad Underwood (5th season)
2021-22 Record: 23-9 (15-5 Big Ten)
Head Coach: Kelvin Sampson (8th season)
2021-22 Record: 30-5 (15-3 American)
What’s This Series Like?
- Illinois leads the all-time series 3-2
What Happened Last Time?
Dec. 14, 1985: Illinois 102, Houston 92
I can’t find a recap, but the box score is attached above!
As a fun activity, here’s what the first two sentences of the recap would have been.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Chicago Bears defense was definitely not in Assembly Hall on Saturday.
Ken Norman paced the Fighting Illini with 24 points as Illinois held off Houston 102-92 in a high-scoring affair.