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Southern Illinois Showdown: Gameday Coverage and Analysis


Nov 20, 2023

In just a few hours, Illinois will face Southern for the second of three games in what’s essentially a non-MTE, MTE. The goal for tonight against the Jaguars is to get off to a better start than Friday. While Illinois did beat Valparaiso, trailing by 10 at two points in the first half probably wasn’t the plan. It’s also been something of a trend against mid-major opponents this season. So, we’ll see what happens.

Follow along with beat writer Scott Richey all night long to find out how Illinois fares against Southern. Scott is a reporter covering college basketball at The News-Gazette and can be reached at [srichey@news-gazette.com](mailto:srichey@news-gazette.com). You can also follow him on Twitter (@srrichey) for real-time updates on the game.

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