Illini basketball to host Boise State

The Illinois men’s basketball team will host the Boise State Broncos this season, according to the Web site idahostatesman.com.

The Web site reports that Boise State will visit Champaign on Dec. 5. The story said, “University of Illinois officials confirmed Monday that the Broncos and the Fighting Illini have ‘agreed upon a game.’ Boise State has not yet signed a game contract with the Big Ten Conference school.”

Idahostatesman.com also reports there will not be a return game to Boise made by the Illini.

Boise State finished 9-7 in the WAC last season and 19-13 overall, losing in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational to Stanford.