Wisconsin Badgers v.s. Illinois Fighting Illini
8:00 p.m. CST
- 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
- 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)
- Points Per Game: 269th (67.8)
- Rebounds Per Game: 166th (35.4)
- Assists Per Game: 336th (10.2)
- Field Goal Pct: 311th (.413)
- 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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