Illinois vs. Jackson State

The No. 11 Illinois Fighting Illini (0-0) battle the Jackson State Tigers (0-0) on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET.

How to Watch Illinois vs. Jackson State

  • Game Day: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • Arena: State Farm Center
  • Tickets: Get Ticket Here
  • Live Stream: NCAA BK TV

Key Stats for Illinois vs. Jackson State

  • Last year, the Fighting Illini averaged 17.7 more points per game (80.5) than the Tigers gave up (62.8).
  • The Tigers put up just 3.0 fewer points per game last year (65.6) than the Fighting Illini allowed (68.6).
  • Last season, the Fighting Illini had a 50.0% shooting percentage from the field, which was 10.6% higher than the 39.4% of shots the Tigers’ opponents made.
  • The Tigers’ 39.6% shooting percentage from the field last season was 1.5 percentage points lower than the Fighting Illini allowed to their opponents (41.1%).

Illinois Players to Watch

  • Ayo Dosunmu scored 19.4 points and distributed 5.1 assists per game last season.
  • Kofi Cockburn grabbed 9.5 rebounds per game while also scoring 17.7 points a contest.
  • Trent Frazier hit an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • Frazier averaged 1.3 takeaways per game, while Cockburn compiled 1.3 rejections per contest.

Jackson State Players to Watch

  • Tristan Jarrett put up 21.1 points per game last season to go with 5.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
  • Jayveous McKinnis pulled down 13.2 rebounds per game, while Jonas James averaged 3.1 assists per contest.
  • Jarrett knocked down 2.4 threes per game a season ago.
  • Jarrett and McKinnis were defensive standouts last season, with Jarrett averaging 1.4 steals per game and McKinnis collecting 2.1 blocks per contest.

Illinois Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
11/9/2021 Jackson State Home
11/12/2021 Arkansas State Home
11/15/2021 Marquette Away
11/22/2021 Cincinnati Home
11/26/2021 UT Rio Grande Valley Home
11/29/2021 Notre Dame Home

Jackson State Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
11/9/2021 Illinois Away
11/12/2021 Louisiana Tech Away
11/16/2021 Cal Baptist Away
11/21/2021 Marshall Away
11/23/2021 Indiana Away
11/27/2021 Louisiana Away

By rajib