Illinois will host Boise State Monday night in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament.  Tipoff time - 8 pm on Monday, March 20.  You can catch all the live play-by-play from Champaign right here on the Big-Z -- 94.3 FM. 


Fighting Illini (19-14) vs. Boise State Broncos (20-11)


Elsewhere Monday night at 6 pm - in round two of the NIT - it will be UCF at Illinois State.  The ISU Redbirds defeated UC-Irvine last night (Wednesday), 85-71.  Illinois State (28-6) got a team-high 22 points from Deontae Hawkins.  He hit 6 three-pointers in the win.  Both teams hit 13 three-pointers in the game.

Illinois State's next opponent - the UCF (Central Florida) Knights stand at 22-and-11. 



Also Wednesday night in the NIT --

Iowa def. South Dakota, 87-75

Iowa (19-14) will meet TCU - Sunday night.