The Fighting Illini women’s basketball hosts the No. 25-ranked Florida State Seminoles on Thursday night as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
» Tipoff between the Fighting Illini (3-3) and the No. 25 Seminoles (4-2) is set for 7 p.m. CT at State Farm Center.
» The game will be streamed live on B1G+ with George Khouri (play-by-play), Alec Gilmore (analyst), and Katie Underwood (sideline).
» Mike Koon will call the action for the Illini on the Busey Bank Illini Sports Network (1400 AM / 93.9 FM).
» Streaming audio and live stat is also available at FightingIllini.com.
About The Illini
Illinois enters Thursday’s matchup vs. FSU with a 3-3 record, and are coming off an 0-2 finish with losses to Dayton and Middle Tennessee at the Daytona Beach Invitational over the Thanksgiving weekend.
» The Illini are 3-1 at home this season with wins over NC Central (W, 76-53), Miami (OH) (W, 72-65), and UC Riverside (W, 86-82). The team’s lone setback at home this year was a 71-62 decision vs. SIUE.
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