CHAMPAIGN, IL - JANUARY 31: D.J. Richardson #1 of the Illinois Fighting Illini defends against Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans at Assembly Hall on January 31, 2012 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Michigan State 42-41. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Norte Dame and DePaul play on Saturday, while Northwestern and Illinois face off on Sunday afternoon.
Chicago-area college basketball has another full schedule this weekend, as the Illinois Fighting Illini, Northwestern Wildcats, Notre Dame Fighting Irish and DePaul Blue Demons are all in action. Notre Dame hosts No. 15 Marquette and DePaul travels to Cincinnati in Big East conference play on Saturday, while the Illini and Wildcats play each other in an in-state Big Ten showdown on Sunday. Here is some information to help you find each game this weekend.
Game date, time: 2:00 PM CT, Sunday, February 5, 2012
Location: Assembly Hall, Champaign, IL
TV: Big Ten Network
Game date, time: 12:00 PM CT, Saturday, February 4, 2012
Location: Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, South Bend, IN
Game date, time: 7:00 PM CT, Saturday, February 4, 2012
Location: Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati, OH
TV: ESPN3, Big East Network
For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit Illinois blog Hail to the Orange, Northwestern blog Sippin' On Purple and Notre Dame blog One Foot Down. For more from around college hoops, head over to SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.