Illinois Downs Western Carolina 72-64 - Match Report
|Illinois Downs Western Carolina 72-64 - Match Report|
Brandon Paul scored 14 points leading Illinois to a 72-64 victory over Western Carolina at University of Illinois Assembly Hall on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed Illinois were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 18.
Illinois got 13 points from D.J. Richardson and another 10 points from Tracy Abrams. Tracy Abrams contributed 3 assists, while Tyler Griffey cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Western Carolina got 17 points from Preston Ross in a losing cause and another 16 points from Brandon Boggs. Trey Sumler contributed 4 assists for them, while Trey Sumler had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois were victorious, as the score was 32-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Western Carolina as they grabbed 41 boards, while Illinois only had 34.