How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Illinois Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 2

The Wisconsin Badgers (18-10, 10-7 Big Ten) host the No. 13 Illinois Fighting Illini (21-7, 12-5 Big Ten) in a matchup of Big Ten rivals at Kohl Center, starting at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

To see the Badgers play the Fighting Illini, tune in to Big Ten Network.

Badgers vs. Fighting Illini Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Venue: Kohl Center

Badgers Insights

  • On offense, Wisconsin is putting up 74.1 points per game (166th-ranked in college basketball). It is allowing 68.9 points per contest at the other end (92nd-ranked).
  • The Badgers rank ninth-best in the country by allowing only 30.0 rebounds per game. They rank 268th in college basketball by averaging 33.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Wisconsin is dishing out 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 281st in the nation in 2023-24.
  • So far this year, the Badgers are averaging 9.4 turnovers per game (31st-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 10.7 turnovers per contest (246th-ranked).
  • Wisconsin is draining 6.7 treys per game (249th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 33.9% shooting percentage (184th-ranked) from downtown.
  • The Badgers, who rank 130th in college basketball with 6.9 threes conceded per game, are allowing a 36.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which is 23rd-worst in the nation.
  • Of the shots attempted by Wisconsin in 2023-24, 65% of them have been two-pointers (74.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 35% have been three-pointers (25.7%).

Watch college men’s basketball all season long on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV

Fighting Illini Insights

  • In 2023-24, Illinois is 11th-best in the nation offensively (84.5 points scored per game) and ranked 208th on defense (72.9 points conceded).
  • In 2023-24, the Fighting Illini are sixth-best in college basketball in rebounds (41.9 per game) and 61st in rebounds allowed (32.7).
  • Illinois is 157th in the country in assists (13.3 per game) in 2023-24.
  • In 2023-24, the Fighting Illini are 95th in college basketball in turnovers committed (10.4 per game) and third-worst in turnovers forced (8.6).
  • Beyond the arc, Illinois is 66th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (8.6). It is 138th in 3-point percentage at 34.8%.
  • The Fighting Illini give up 6.0 3-pointers per game and concede 33.9% from beyond the arc, ranking 38th and 204th, respectively, in the nation.
  • In 2023-24, Illinois has taken 60.5% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 39.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 70.8% of Illinois’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 29.2% have been 3-pointers.

Badgers Leaders

  • AJ Storr leads the Badgers in scoring, tallying 16.2 points per game to go with 3.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists.
  • Steven Crowl is Wisconsin’s leading rebounder, grabbing 7.7 per game, while Chucky Hepburn is its best passer, distributing 3.8 assists in each contest.
  • Max Klesmit leads the Badgers in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Wisconsin steals leader is Hepburn, who averages 2.1 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Tyler Wahl, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

Fighting Illini Leaders

  • Terrence Shannon Jr. is at the top of the Fighting Illini scoring leaderboard with 21.9 points per game. He also collects 4.4 rebounds and racks up 2.3 assists per game.
  • The Illinois leaders in rebounding and assists are Quincy Guerrier with 6.8 rebounds per game (he also adds 10.3 points and 0.3 assists per game) and Marcus Domask with 3.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 15.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game).
  • Shannon is the most prolific from deep for the Fighting Illini, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
  • Illinois’ leader in steals is Coleman Hawkins (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Shannon (1.0 per game).
Shared content written by the Lineups Staff!

Hot How to Watch Stories