There is a busy weekend in local NCAA basketball in Chicago, as the Northwestern Wildcats, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and Depaul Blue Demons play on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Illinois Fighting Illini (15-3, 4-1) are idle until Thursday 19th coming off their upset win over Jared Sullinger and the No. 5 Ohio State Buckeyes. Here is a quick look at the upcoming games.
The Northwestern Wildcats (11-5, 1-3) look to get back on track in conference play after consecutive losses against the Illini and the No. 13 Michigan Wolverines when they host the No. 7 Michigan State Spartans on Saturday.
Game date, time: 1:00 p.m. CT, Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2012
Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, IL
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: 720 AM
Game date, time: 10:00 a.m. CT, Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2012
Location: Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, South Bend, IN
Game date, time: 3:00 p.m. CT, Saturday, Jan. 14th, 2012
Location: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY
TV: Big East Network
Radio: 670 AM
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