No. 16 Ohio State women beat Illinois 78-55

 Jacy Sheldon scored 20 points, Aaliyah Patty added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State won its first road game of the season with a 78-55 victory over Illinois on Thursday night.

No. 24 Iowa looking for a road win against surging Illinois

The Hawkeyes are playing their best football of the year and need a solid win over Illinois to maintain their Top 25 status and remain in the hunt for a conference title, although COVID-19 cancellations have muddied those waters lately.