Best on Best - Illini Offense vs. Iowa State Defense Represents X’s & O’s Dream

Illinois and Iowa State will arrive at TD Garden for an NCAA Tournament matchup with the nation’s best offense and defensive units respectively. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer

March 27, 2024

BOSTON — If you want best versus best, the second regional semifinal is where you’ll find it. 

At approximately 8:09 p.m. CST on Thursday evening, Illinois will bring the nation’s best offense (according to KenPom.com) and on the other side of the floor will be Iowa State and the nation’s most efficient defense . . .

 

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