Illinois NCAA Tournament #9 Seed, Playing #8 UNLV, in Tulsa

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The Illini just found out they’re headed to Tulsa take on UNLV Running Rebels from the Mountain West in the first game (second round) of the NCAA Tournament, college basketball’s premier event. They’ll be seeded #9 while their opponent, the Running Rebels are seeded #9.

Yes indeed, they are facing their old Head Coach Lon Kruger.

Illinois to 2-4 on a neutral court this season, and of course all NCAA Tournament games are played on neutral courts. So consider that when filling out your brackets this March.

 

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