(WCIA) — The Big Ten Conference has finalized the 2021 Tournament bracket, with the Illini clinching the No. 2 seed–their highest seed since 2009.
Illinois will start tournament play on Friday, facing the winner of No. 10 Indiana vs. No.7 Rutgers. The Illini have a chance to face the No. 3 seeded Hawkeyes on Saturday, if Iowa beats Wisconsin, or the winner of the Penn State/Nebraska matchup. Below is a full look of the bracket: