Illinois announces date for rescheduled game against Minnesota
Illinois was supposed to host Minnesota on Tuesday. Instead, the Fighting Illini and the Golden Gophers will play in 2 weeks on Feb. 20.
The game will tip off at 8 p.m. CT. In a statement, Illinois says a television designation will be set at a later date. All distributed tickets for the Illinois-Minnesota game will be valid for this new date and time, per the school.
The announcement was made Monday evening, hours after news of the postponement. The Gophers were unable to play Tuesday due to COVID-19 issues in the program.
The Illini’s previously postponed game vs. Minnesota has been rescheduled for Monday, February 20, at 8 PM CT.#Illini | #HTTO | #EveryDayGuys pic.twitter.com/A4mgWQP5OK
— Illinois Men’s Basketball (@IlliniMBB) February 7, 2023
Brad Underwood’s squad is 16-7 overall on the year, with a 7-5 record in B1G play. Next up for the Illini is a home game on Saturday against No. 24 Rutgers (16-7, 8-4). Minnesota is 7-15 on the year with a 1-11 mark in conference contests. The Gophers’ next scheduled game is at noon on Feb. 12 against Iowa at home