CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois has finalized its nonconference basketball schedule and will open Nov. 7 with an exhibition against Quincy.
According to a news release Friday, that will be followed by home dates on Nov. 14 against Georgia Southern, Nov. 16 against Coppin State, Nov. 21 against Austin Peay and Nov. 24 against Brown.
Previously announced games in the Las Vegas Invitational and against Miami in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge will be followed by a Dec. 6 home date against American.
A previously announced game against Villanova on Dec. 9 in New York City and a date with Oregon on Dec. 13 in Chicago will follow.
Illinois will host Hampton on Dec. 17 and travel to St. Louis to play Missouri Dec. 20. Kennesaw State will come to Champaign Dec. 27.