The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off this week in Chicago and the Fighting Illini will be active in the first game of the day on Thursday.

The Illinois secured the #8 seed for the tournament and will battle the Michigan Wolverines at the United Center. The game will tip-off at 11am on Thursday, March 12.  Pre-game starts at 10 a.m. on your home for Fighting Illini football and basketball, WROK.

If the Illini win on Thursday they’ll play at the same time on Friday. The complete bracket for the tournament is here. Many analysts think the Illini will need to win at least two games to have a chance at earning a berth to the NCAA Tournament.

When the Illinois game is on the air, regular programming will continue to stream online via this website or through the RadioPup app for your smartphone or tablet. Again, if you’re looking for Michael Koolidge or Rush during the game, please tune in via the stream. And thanks for your understanding of the disruption to our regular programming.

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