Jan 8, 2014; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers (from left) Josh Gasser, and Ben Brust, and Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky celebrate as their team plays the Illinois Fighting Illini at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin defeated Illinois 95-70. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball: Wisconsin Badgers By the Numbers

Game:

Wisconsin Badgers v.s. Illinois Fighting Illini

8:00 p.m. CST

Series:

  • Illinois leads 110-80
  • Last Meeting: #4 Wisconsin 95, #23 Illinois 70 (January 8th // Madison)
  • Streak: Wisconsin W-1
  • Record at Champaign: Illinois leads 68-23
  • Streak at Champaign: Wisconsin W-2
  • Groce v.s. Wisconsin: 0-3

Game Notes:

  • Illinois concludes a five-game stretch against four ranked opponents, facing No. 24 Wisconsin (coaches poll) on Tuesday at State Farm Center. Illinois plays a total of nine games against currently ranked Big Ten teams, tied with Minnesota for most in the conference.
  • Illinois is 1-5 against ranked teams so far this season – defeating No. 25 Missouri (coaches poll) on Dec. 21 – and 5-13 overall against ranked opponents under Coach John Groce.
  • Joseph Bertrand has scored in double figures in each of his last five games against Wisconsin, averaging 14.4 points against the Badgers (72). Bertrand had 18 points last month at Madison.

(Game Notes from Fightingillini.com)

Stats:

Illinois

  • Points Per Game: 269th (67.8)
  • Rebounds Per Game: 166th (35.4)
  • Assists Per Game: 336th  (10.2)
  • Field Goal Pct: 311th (.413)

Wisconsin

  • Points Per Game: 133rd (73.5)
  • Rebounds Per Game: 242nd (33.9)
  • Assists Per Game: 232nd  (12.1)
  • Field Goal Pct: 108th (.457)

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