The lone ranked matchup on the Monday college basketball slate will be in the Big Ten as the No. 7 Purdue Boilermakers makes the short trip to Champaign, IL, to battle the No. 25 Illinois Fighting Illini.
Purdue (14-2, 3-2 Big Ten) picked up a huge home victory on Friday night, pummeling Nebraska for a 92-65 home win. The Boilermakers never trailed in the matchup and were solid defensively, forcing 17 turnovers in the process. Zach Edey led with 22 points and nine rebounds.
Illinois (13-3, 6-0 Big Ten) currently sits atop the conference standings and have yet to be toppled in league play. The Illini were last seen hammering Michigan for a 68-53 victory on Friday, a game where Kofi Cockburn came up with 24 points and 10 rebounds on the evening.
How to watch #7 Purdue vs. #25 Illinois
When: Monday, January 17th, 12:00 p.m. ET
Where: State Farm Center, Champaign, IL
Where to live stream online: FOX Live, FOX Sports App
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Illinois -2.5
Both teams have top 10 offenses in adjusted efficiency so this should get pointsy. They’re both 10-6 in overs this season so hammer it this afternoon.
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