The Illini are set to begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA Tournament with a first-round game against 16th-seeded Drexel.
- The Ilini begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA tournament, with a first round game just after noon on Friday against 16th seeded Drexel. Illinois is, of course, a big favorite, but they're focused on not losing their focus against the Dragons.
TRENT FRAZIER: We just got to continue to be dialed in and mentally prepare, you know, to not go out there and be, you know, I would say, lackadaisical because they are 16th seed. We got to-- you know, we have bigger goals and that's, you know, to win the next championship. So we know it's going to be a dogfight and we just got to be ready for that.