Where to watch Purdue vs. Illinois today: Live stream, TV channel, time for NCAA college basketball game

A lot is potentially on the line for Purdue and Illinois tonight.

The Boilermakers hold a two-game advantage over the Fighting Illini for the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten conference standings but could swap positions depending on how the final two games of the regular season go down.

Purdue took down Illinois, 83-78, the most recent time these sides faced off on Jan. 5. Trey Kaufman-Renn scored a season-high and team-high 23 points, while Zach Edey tallied a double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds.

Marcus Domask scored 26 points to lead the Fighting Illini, while Quincy Guerrier added 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Illinois will have Terrence Shannon Jr. this time around, though. The guard averaged 22.4 points in nine games since a judge overturned his team suspension on Jan. 21. Shannon had previously been suspended by the team following his arrest for a felony rape allegation dating back to September. A hearing for this trial is set for May 10.

The Fighting Illini have won three consecutive games and eight of their games 11 matches.

Edey remains the stabilizing force for Purdue. He averages 24.0 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. The Boilermakers have won three consecutive games and 12 of their past 14 games.

Here is everything you need to know about Purdue vs. Illinois, including TV and streaming options for the game.

Where to watch Purdue vs. Illinois today

  • TV channel: N/A
  • Live stream: Peacock

Purdue vs. Illinois won’t air on national television. Views can stream the game on Peacock.

Purdue vs. Illinois start time

  • Date: Tuesday, March 5
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET | 6 p.m. CT

Purdue vs. Illinois will tip off around 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 5. The game will be played at State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois.

Purdue basketball schedule 2023-24

Purdue’s regular season wraps up Sunday, but the Boilermakers will suit up again in the Big Ten conference tournament on March 15 against an opponent to be determined at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 10 vs. Wisconsin 12:30 p.m. Fox
March 15 TBD in Big Ten tournament TBD Big Ten Network

Illinois basketball schedule 2023-24

Illinois’ regular season wraps up Sunday, and the Fighting Illini will wait to hear their opponent for a March 15 quarterfinal game at the Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis.

Date Opponent Time (ET) TV channel
March 10 at Iowa 7 p.m. FS1
March 15 TBD in Big Ten tournament TBD Big Ten Network

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