Illini Earn Eighth Straight NCAA Tournament Berth
March 11, 2007
Champaign, Ill. - Illinois recorded its eighth straight NCAA Tournament berth today, earning an at-large selection to this year's tournament. The Illini (23-11) received the No. 12 seed in the West Region, and will face No. 5 seed Virginia Tech (21-11) on Friday, March 16 at 6:10 p.m. CDT at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
This is the 27th all-time appearance for Illinois, which ranks second among Big Ten teams.
Click here to view the official 2007 NCAA Tournament Bracket.