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    Arkansas vs. Illinois - First Round NCAA tournament extended highlights

    Arkansas defeated Illinois 73-63 in the first round of the 2023 men's NCAA tournament. Watch the full extended highlights here. Watch the Condensed Game from Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Illinois Fighting Illini, 03/16/2023 Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

    ILL 63, ARK 73

    Press Conference: Arkansas vs. Illinois Postgame - 2023 NCAA Tournament

    Watch full press conferences from the men’s and women’s 2023 NCAA Tournament, as well as highlights, game recaps and much more from March Madness.

    ILL 63, ARK 73

    Syracuse vs. Illinois Men's Basketball Highlights (2022-23)

    Syracuse vs. Illinois: The Orange lost on the road to the Fighting Illini, 73-44. Syracuse trailed just 38-30 in the second half, and then Illinois went on a 22-7 run to take full control of the game. Jesse Edwards had nine points, 17 rebounds, three blocks, three assists and two steals. Judah Mintz added nine points and five assists.

    SYR 44, ILL 73

    Illinois vs. Virginia | ACC Men's Basketball Highlights (2022-23)

    Illinois vs. Virginia: The No. 16 Virginia Cavaliers played inspired basketball and won a hard-fought game against No. 19 Illinois, 70-61 to win the Continental Tire Main Event Championship. Kihei Clark got things started, scoring the Wahoos first 7 points, but it was Reece Beekman who had the big 2nd half to help the Cavs to the win. Beekman scored 13 of his 17 points after the break, and came up with clutch baskets when the game was tight. The Cavaliers' defense scored 19 points off of turnovers in the win.

    ILL 61, UVA 70

    Terrence Shannon Jr. scores 30 as No. 19 Illinois routs Monmouth

    Terrence Shannon Jr. scores a career-high 30 points with eight rebounds to lead No. 19 Illinois to a 103-65 win over Monmouth.

    MONM 65, ILL 103

    Skyy Clark gets the layup plus the foul

    Skyy Clark gets the layup to fall vs. UM Kansas City Roos

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Dain Dainja throws down another big slam

    Dain Dainja throws down big dunk vs. UM Kansas City Roos

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Coleman Hawkins throws down powerful jam

    Coleman Hawkins throws down powerful jam vs. UM Kansas City Roos

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Dain Dainja rocks the rim with powerful dunk

    Dain Dainja rocks the rim with powerful dunk

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Jayden Epps drops in smooth lay-in

    Jayden Epps drops in smooth lay-in

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Dain Dainja gets the hoop and the harm

    Dain Dainja gets the hoop and the harm

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Matthew Mayer gets the transition and-1 bucket to fall

    Matthew Mayer gets the lay-in to fall vs. UM Kansas City Roos

    UMKC 48, ILL 86

    Jr. Terrence Shannon fights off defender for and-1

    Jr. Terrence Shannon fights off defender for and-1

    EIU 57, ILL 87

    Terrence Shannon gets up for the beautiful slam dunk

    Terrence Shannon gets up for the beautiful slam dunk

    EIU 57, ILL 87

    Terrence Shannon Jr. elevates for big-time block

    Terrence Shannon Jr. elevates for big-time block

    EIU 57, ILL 87

    Standings

    Odds

    For the first time since 1995, the state boys basketball tournament is returning to its previous home of Champaign.