College Sports

Hill, Illini take on Boise State on Monday in NIT

Malcolm Hill and the Fighting Illini will continue their NIT journey at 8 p.m. March 20 when they take on Boise State at State Farm Center in Champaign.

Hill, who joined the 1,800 point club in the Illini 82-57 win over Valparaiso in the first round of the NIT, is just 9 points away from passing Dee Brown to move up to third place on the schools all-time scoring list.

Boise State, the six seed, upset Utah 73-68 on Tuesday.

The game will be televised on ESPN.