Jan 18, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Travis Trice (20) dribbles the ball while guarded by Illinois Fighting Illini guard Kendrick Nunn (25) in the first half of the game at State Farm Center. The Michigan State Spartans beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 78-62. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowksi-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Fighting Illini v.s. Michigan State Spartans Live Thread


There are 60,670 seats at Memorial Stadium. Every home game, Illini faithful fill the stands to be part of the “home game” experience. They hi-five with fellow fans when it goes right and console each other when it goes wrong. For the rest of us not in attendance, we do it virtually. Here. Welcome to the Illinois Fighting Illini Live Game Thread.

Illinois is coming off a much needed win against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Their foe today is ranked #18 in the nation and is the 2nd-best team in the Big Ten. Today’s game will mark the first of three matchups against ranked conference opponents.

For those of us watching at home, we have the Live Thread. Discuss every play, in real time, as it happens with your favorite Writing Illini writers and fellow Illini fans.

If you can’t make it to the game in person, this is the place to be.

Scroll down to join the action.

Enjoy the game, and GO ILLINI!

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  • Kale Livesay

    Yes, thank you.

  • Kale Livesay

    Bull crap

  • Kale Livesay

    Same play from earlier when Payne went over ekey.

  • Kale Livesay

    Boys make some free throws here.

  • Kale Livesay

    Yes

  • Kale Livesay

    3 in row. Way to go Illini!

  • Ricky Widmer

    YES!!!! WINNER@!!!!!!!!

  • Kale Livesay

    Illini played another hell of a game. Great defense and balanced scoring effort. We struggled earlier this year, but believe you me Illini fans the future is bright.

    • Ricky Widmer

      Bring on Michigan!