The Illinois State Redbirds (1-1) play the Eastern Illinois Panthers (1-2) at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. The matchup airs on ESPN+.

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Illinois State vs. Eastern Illinois Game Info

  • When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Redbird Arena in Normal, Illinois
  • TV: Marquee Sports Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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Illinois State Stats Insights

  • Last season, the Redbirds had a 43.4% shooting percentage from the field, which was 0.1% lower than the 43.5% of shots the Panthers' opponents hit.
  • In games Illinois State shot higher than 43.5% from the field, it went 8-7 overall.
  • The Redbirds were the 303rd-ranked rebounding team in college basketball. The Panthers finished 238th.
  • Last year, the Redbirds recorded 5.6 fewer points per game (66.5) than the Panthers allowed (72.1).
  • Illinois State went 4-4 last season when scoring more than 72.1 points.

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Illinois State Home & Away Comparison

  • Illinois State averaged 70.3 points per game in home games last year, compared to 64.3 points per game away from home, a difference of 6.0 points per contest.
  • Defensively the Redbirds were better at home last year, giving up 69.1 points per game, compared to 70.7 on the road.
  • When playing at home, Illinois State averaged 1.8 more threes per game (8.1) than in road games (6.3). It also sported a higher three-point percentage at home (37.2%) compared to when playing on the road (30.2%).

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Illinois State Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
11/6/2023 Lourdes W 75-56 Redbird Arena
11/11/2023 @ Saint Louis L 80-71 Chaifetz Arena
11/15/2023 Eastern Illinois - Redbird Arena
11/20/2023 Long Beach State - Hertz Arena
11/30/2023 @ UIC - Credit Union 1 Arena