Three Big Ten women's basketball players were named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 watch list, the sponsoring Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Tuesday.
Guard Tayler Hill of Ohio State and two Penn State guards -- Alex Bentley and Maggie Lucas -- made the cut.
Penn State is among six schools with multiple players on the midseason list.
Illinois will play the Nittany Lions one time during the regular season -- on Feb. 20 at State College, Pa. The Illini, who defeated the Buckeyes on the road Jan 6, will face them a second time on Feb. 28 at the Assembly Hall.
Here's a link to the complete list.