Illinois will host Boise State Monday night in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament. Tipoff time - 8 pm on Monday, March 20. You can catch all the live play-by-play from Champaign right here on the Big-Z -- 94.3 FM.
Fighting Illini (19-14) vs. Boise State Broncos (20-11)
Elsewhere Monday night at 6 pm - in round two of the NIT - it will be UCF at Illinois State. The ISU Redbirds defeated UC-Irvine last night (Wednesday), 85-71. Illinois State (28-6) got a team-high 22 points from Deontae Hawkins. He hit 6 three-pointers in the win. Both teams hit 13 three-pointers in the game.
Illinois State's next opponent - the UCF (Central Florida) Knights stand at 22-and-11.
Also Wednesday night in the NIT --
Iowa def. South Dakota, 87-75
Iowa (19-14) will meet TCU - Sunday night.