Recap - Illinois Defeats Penn State 75-55
Illinois cruised to victory on Saturday, running Penn State out of the gym and running up a 75-55 score at State Farm Center.
Illinois was a favorite by 9 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Illinois got 15 points from Rayvonte Rice and another 12 points from Tracy Abrams. Tracy Abrams contributed 5 assists, while Nnanna Egwu cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Penn State got 18 points from John Johnson in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tim Frazier. Donovon Jack contributed 1 assists for them, while Brandon Taylor had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois were victorious, as the score was 28-26 at the break.
Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-33.