Scott Richey is a reporter covering college basketball at The News-Gazette. His email is email@example.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@srrichey).
The second of three games in what’s essentially a non-MTE, MTE concludes Illinois’ busy weekend with a 7 p.m. showdown against Southern. The goal for tonight against the Jaguars? Get off to a better start than Friday. Illinois did beat Valparaiso, but trailing by 10 at two points in the first half probably wasn’t the plan. It’s also been something of a trend against the mid-major opponents this season. So, we’ll see what happens. Follow along with Scott Richey all night long to find out: