Iowa Falls 66-63 Against Illinois - Game Recap
Illinois grabbed a 66-63 win over Iowa on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Rayvonte Rice at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11.5-point spread as underdogs.
Nnanna Egwu had 14 points for Illinois and Jon Ekey chipped in with 12 points. Kendrick Nunn had 4 assists for them, while Nnanna Egwu was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Iowa got a 12-point performance from Aaron White, who was supported by 11 points from Adam Woodbury. Mike Gesell had 5 assists in a losing cause for Iowa, while Aaron White grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Iowa were victorious, as the score was 34-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Illinois as they grabbed 34 boards, while Iowa only had 29.