Minneapolis, MN (Learfield) -- The Golden Gopher women's basketball team has won three straight games and will host the University of Illinois in a Big Ten Conference game tonight (Tuesday) at Williams Arena.


Minnesota is 13-6 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten. The Fighting Illini enter tonight's game with an 8-11 mark overall and just 1-7 in the Big Ten. Winona State graduate Matt Bollant is the Illinois head coach.

Tip time is 7 P.M.

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will be back in action tomorrow night hosting 21st-ranked Purdue at Williams Arena.


Minnesota remains winless in Big Ten action at 0-8 after Saturday's 76-71 overtime loss to Illinois. The Gophers are 6-14 overall. The Boilermakers are 17-4 on the season and 5-3 in conference play. Purdue lost at Iowa on Sunday.

Tomorrow's tip off is set for 8 P.M. with the pre-game coverage beginning at 7:30 P.M. on 1340 KROC AM.