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Illini, ISU in NIT Field Along With Iowa & Indiana

Illinois and Illinois State have been invited to play in the National Invitational Tournament (NIT). 

Illinois (18-14) - a #2 seed - will host Valparaiso in a first round game Tuesday night at 6:15 pm at State Farm Center in Champaign.  The broadcast time - 5 pm for the pregame show here on the Big-Z....94.3 FM.  

 

It's the 7th NIT appearance for the Illini - they also made the tourney in 1980, '82, '96, 2010, 2014, & 2015. 

 

Illinois State (27-6) - a #1 seed - will host UC-Irvine Wednesday night at 8:30 pm at Redbird Arena in Normal. 

 

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The other #1 seeds in the NIT tournament -- Syracuse (18-14), Iowa (18-14), & Cal (21-12).

 

Indiana (18-15) is a #3 seed in the tourney. 












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