How to Watch Illinois vs. Wisconsin Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – Big Ten Tournament Championship

The Big Ten champion will be crowned on Sunday when the No. 2 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (25-8, 14-6 Big Ten) and the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers (22-12, 11-9 Big Ten) meet at 3:30 PM ET.

This matchup will be available on CBS, so check it out.

Fighting Illini vs. Badgers Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Venue: Target Center

Fighting Illini Insights

  • Illinois owns a top-25 offense this year, ranking 10th-best in college basketball with 84.2 points per game. Defensively, it ranks 231st with 73.4 points allowed per contest.
  • The Fighting Illini are top-25 this season in rebounding, ranking sixth-best in college basketball with 41.5 boards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 72nd with 32.9 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • This year, Illinois ranks 182nd in college basketball in assists, delivering 13 per game.
  • The Fighting Illini rank third-worst in the country with 8.5 forced turnovers per contest. Meanwhile, they are committing 10.3 turnovers per game (88th-ranked in college basketball).
  • Illinois is making 8.4 three-pointers per game (81st-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 34.9% three-point percentage (126th-ranked).
  • With 6.1 three-pointers conceded per game, the Fighting Illini rank 41st in college basketball. They are allowing a 34.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 227th in college basketball.
  • Illinois is attempting 38.4 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 61.6% of the shots it has attempted (and 71.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 23.9 treys per contest, which are 38.4% of its shots (and 28.6% of the team’s buckets).

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Badgers Insights

  • With 74.7 points scored per game and 69.3 points conceded, Wisconsin is 146th in the nation offensively and 99th on defense.
  • On the glass, the Badgers are 255th in the country in rebounds (34.1 per game). They are 12th-best in rebounds conceded (30.6 per game).
  • At 12.6 assists per game, Wisconsin is 222nd in college basketball.
  • The Badgers are 26th in the nation in turnovers per game (9.3) and 215th in turnovers forced (10.9).
  • Wisconsin makes 7.1 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 220th and 132nd, respectively, in the country.
  • In 2023-24 the Badgers are 127th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (6.9 per game) and 12th-worst in defensive 3-point percentage (37.2%).
  • In 2023-24, Wisconsin has attempted 35.5% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.5% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.7% of Wisconsin’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 73.3% have been 2-pointers.

Fighting Illini Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Fighting Illini this season is Terrence Shannon Jr., who averages 22.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.
  • Quincy Guerrier leads Illinois in rebounding, averaging 6.5 per game, while Marcus Domask leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.6 in each contest.
  • Shannon makes more threes per game than any other member of the Fighting Illini, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.4 per contest.
  • The Illinois leader in both steals and blocks is Coleman Hawkins, who averages 1.5 takeaways and 1.1 rejections per game.

Badgers Leaders

  • AJ Storr is the top scorer for the Badgers with 16.7 points per game. He also adds 3.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Wisconsin’s leader in rebounds is Steven Crowl with 7.2 per game, and its leader in assists is Chucky Hepburn with 3.8 per game.
  • Max Klesmit is dependable from distance and leads the Badgers with 1.7 made threes per game.
  • Wisconsin’s leader in steals is Hepburn (2.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Tyler Wahl (0.6 per game).
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