The Jayhawks are the preseason No. 1 team in the nation and the favorite to win the Big 12 Conference. The Fighting Illini are in position to contend for the Big Ten Conference title. It’s a return to Champaign for Kansas head coach Bill Self, who was the head coach at Illinois before he took over in Lawrence ahead of the 2003-04.
Who is going to start for the Jayhawks? How is the rotation going to look? It’s a charity exhibition game, but also an opportunity for Kansas to test itself before the season begins.
Here’s what’s happening inside the State Farm Center:
Kansas game time, TV channel for today’s game against Illinois
Tip-off: 5 p.m.
TV: Big Ten Network
Kansas basketball against Illinois live score updates
Stay tuned for updates.
Jordan Guskey covers University of Kansas Athletics at The Topeka Capital-Journal. He is the National Sports Media Association’s sportswriter of the year for the state of Kansas for 2022. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @JordanGuskey.
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