The University of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team is really on a roll. After rolling through the regular season and capturing a Big Ten title, they became a one seed in the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. They won their first game of the tournament on Friday over Drexel. It was a dominating 78-49 performance that you would expect from a one seed against a 16 seed. Now, a very fun matchup looms against an interstate school.
The University of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team has a huge test ahead of them.
The Loyola of Chicago Ramblers will be the team that is next for the Illini. It is a really nice thing for the state of Illinois to see these two meet up in the round of 32. You might remember the Ramblers’ remarkable run to the final four a few years ago and now they are trying to do it again. If Illinois wants to finish off what has been an extremely successful year, they will need to bring their best in this game.