The Illinois Fighting Illini hit the hardwood this evening as they host the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans at Assembly Hall in Champaign. The Illini have dropped three games in-a-row to fall to 15-and-6 on the season. They suffered a 77-72 overtime defeat at Minnesota on Saturday to slide to 4-and-4 in the Big Ten.
NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball (ESPN/"USA Today" Rankings)
#4 Missouri Tigers 67, Texas Longhorns 66