#23 Illinois (13-3) comes into Northwestern (7-9) on Sunday evening in the battle of Who Is Illinois’ B1G Team?
Northwestern is led by Naperville native, Drew Crawford, who is averaging 15.7 points and 6.9 rebounds. Former Benet point guard, Dave Sobolewski, carries Northwestern with 3.2 assists.
Northwestern, under new Head Coach, Chris Collins, has struggled in finding their identity so far this season, but are looking to take down #23 Illinois in what would be a big confidence boost for the Evanston natives.
No matter how one sided, or how bad one team is, this matchup is always a great one.
Illinois is led by Rayvonte Rice averaging 18.8 points, and 6.0 rebounds per contest. Tracy Abrams also pitches in with 3.2 assists per game.
Illinois is coming off a tough game in which they took a good old fashion whooping from Bo Ryan and his Wisconsin ball club. Illinois has always struggled with Wisconsin, especially in the Kohl Center.
The Fighting Illini are in a ‘tough’ part of their...