Purdue won the only game it played last week, beating Nebraska 92-65 on Friday night. The Boilermakers have forced 28 turnovers and led by as many as 30. They face a tougher test on Monday when they visit No. 24 from Illinois.
Purdue (14-2, 3-2) has four players with a double-digit average score, led by Jaden Ivey (16.3 ppg). Zach Edey is averaging 15.4 points per game, while Trevion Williams is averaging 13.3 points and 8.6 rebounds.
Illinois (13-3, 6-0) has won six straight and is 8-1 at home. Four Illini players are averaging double-digit scores, led by Kofi Cockburn (21.9 ppg, 12.3 rpg) and Alfonso Plummer (15.9 ppg).
When is the Purdue basketball game against Illinois?
The game is scheduled for noon ET on Monday, January 17, 2022 at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois.
How can I watch Purdue basketball against Illinois?
The game will air on FOX.
How can I listen to the Purdue basketball game against Illinois?
The game can be heard on the Purdue Radio Network (96.5 FM in Lafayette, 1260 AM in Indianapolis).
Purdue-Illinois Basketball History
Purdue is 23-17 against Illinois but has lost the last three meetings. The last meeting was on January 2, 2021. Illinois won 66-58. Prior to the three-game skid, Purdue had won four straight against the Illini.
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