Illinois Downs Nebraska 60-49 - Match Report
Kendrick Nunn scored 13 points leading Illinois to a 60-49 victory over Nebraska at State Farm Center on Wednesday.
Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites.
Malcolm Hill had 10 points for Illinois and Rayvonte Rice chipped in with 10 points. Tracy Abrams had 5 assists for them, while Rayvonte Rice was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Nebraska got 13 points from Terran Petteway in a losing cause and another 9 points from Leslee Smith. Terran Petteway contributed 3 assists for them, while Shavon Shields had 9 rebounds.
Illinois led at halftime, 27-24.
The rebound battle favored Illinois as they grabbed 34 boards, while Nebraska only had 28.