Illinois opens up Big Ten Conference play tonight at Purdue. The Fighting Illini are ranked 11th in the latest AP poll with a mark of 13-and-1 on the year. Purdue stands at 6-and-6 on the season.
The broadcast time from West Lafayette, Indiana – 7 pm tonight here on Z-1570. Tip off time – 7:30.
Illini basketball coach John Groce on Big Ten:
Coach Groce says they will keep shooting the 3's:
Elsewhere in the Big Ten tonight – at 5:30 pm – it’s Nebraska @ # 8 Ohio State.