We have Fighting Illini basketball and football on the Big-Z - 94.3 FM - this weekend.  It's exhibition basketball tonight (Friday) at 7 pm as Illinois hosts Lewis University at State Farm Center in Champaign.  The pre-game coverage begins at 6 pm.


Then tomorrow (Saturday) at 11 am - Illinois meets Michigan State kickoff in Big Ten football here on the Big-Z.  You will hear all the play-by-play from Memorial Stadium in Champaign.




Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith on the State Spartans:




*Illinois and Michigan State are both 2-and-6 on the season.