We have a Saturday showdown in Big Ten country as the No. 18 Illinois Fighting Illini cross the state line to battle the Indiana Hoosiers.
Illinois (16-5, 9-2 Big Ten) have won three straight heading into this matchup and is coming off an 80-67 home victory over Wisconsin on Wednesday. The Illini came out of halftime holding on to just a four-point lead but managed to gradually pull away down the stretch in the second half. Kofi Cockburn had another monster evening, accounting for 37 points and 12 rebounds.
Indiana (16-5, 7-4 Big Ten) is in action for the first time since last Saturday, where it picked up a 68-55 road victory at Maryland. The Hoosiers held the Terrapins to just 28.5% shooting for the contest and held control for a vast majority of it. Race Thompson put up 18 points and 12 rebounds in the win.
How to watch No. 18 Illinois vs. Indiana
When: Saturday, February 5th, 12 p.m. ET
Where: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, IN
Where to live stream online: WatchESPN, ESPN app
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Illinois +1
Indiana is the most over-friendly team in the Big Ten, posting a 13-8 O/U record so far this season. Expect the same in what should be a fun matchup today in Bloomington, IN.
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