After floundering another late lead and falling by two at Michigan, Northwestern returns home to Welsh-Ryan Arena, this time playing host to No. 24 Illinois. The Fighting Illini currently sit atop the Big Ten standings with a 14-5 overall record and a 7-2 record in Big Ten play. However, Illinois is without Andre Curbelo today. Feel free to follow along with the action in the comments down or over on Twitter with us @insidenu.
Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena (Evanston, Illinois)
Game Time: 3:30 p.m. CT
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: WGN Radio AM-720, WNUR 89.3 FM
Online: Fox Sports
Illinois -4.0, O/U 139 (Oddsshark)