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

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Eastern Illinois vs. Illinois State 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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Eastern Illinois Stats Insights

  • The Panthers' 44.3% shooting percentage from the field last season was 1.2 percentage points lower than the Redbirds allowed to their opponents (45.5%).
  • Last season, Eastern Illinois had a 7-8 record in games the team collectively shot above 45.5% from the field.
  • The Redbirds ranked 292nd in college basketball in offensive rebounding. The Panthers ranked 231st.
  • The Panthers' 68.8 points per game last year were just 1.7 fewer points than the 70.5 the Redbirds allowed.
  • When it scored more than 70.5 points last season, Eastern Illinois went 6-5.

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Eastern Illinois Home & Away Comparison

  • Eastern Illinois scored 70.7 points per game at home last season, and 67.7 away.
  • At home, the Panthers allowed 68.1 points per game last season. On the road, they conceded 76.4.
  • Eastern Illinois knocked down fewer 3-pointers at home (4.7 per game) than on the road (5.9) last season. It also had a lower 3-point percentage at home (30.8%) than away (35.6%).

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Eastern Illinois Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
11/6/2023 @ Illinois L 80-52 State Farm Center
11/8/2023 Monmouth (IL) W 91-45 Lantz Arena
11/11/2023 @ Loyola Chicago L 89-65 Joseph J. Gentile Center
11/15/2023 @ Illinois State - Redbird Arena
11/18/2023 Coppin State - Millett Hall
11/19/2023 @ Miami (OH) - Millett Hall