Maui Invitational - Recap - Illinois Defeats USC 94-64
|Maui Invitational - Recap - Illinois Defeats USC 94-64|
Illinois blew out USC on Monday, running up the score in a 94-64 win at Lahaina Civic Center.
Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog.
Illinois got 26 points from Brandon Paul and another 13 points from D.J. Richardson. Tracy Abrams contributed 8 assists, while Tracy Abrams cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
USC got a 13-point performance from Eric Wise, who was supported by 11 points from J.T. Terrell. Eric Wise had 1 assists in a losing cause for USC, while Aaron Fuller grabbed 5 rebounds.
Illinois led at halftime, 57-26.
Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-20.