Illinois Downs Penn State 60-55 - Match Report

Illinois Downs Penn State 60-55 - Match Report

Illinois got 19 points from Kendrick Nunn en route to a 60-55 victory over Penn State on Sunday at Bryce Jordan Center.

Bettors who backed Illinois were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks.

Illinois got 11 points from Malcolm Hill and another 9 points from Rayvonte Rice. Tracy Abrams contributed 5 assists, while Rayvonte Rice cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Penn State got 19 points from D.J. Newbill in a losing cause and another 11 points from Tim Frazier. D.J. Newbill contributed 3 assists for them, while Ross Travis had 8 rebounds.

Penn State had a 34-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.