Illinois Falls 74-68 to Wisconsin - Recap
Wisconsin got 20 points from Ben Brust as they ran past Illinois 74-68 on Sunday at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.
Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Wisconsin got 19 points from Frank Kaminsky and another 15 points from Ryan Evans. Mike Bruesewitz contributed 2 assists, while Ryan Evans cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Illinois got a 17-point performance from Joseph Bertrand, who was supported by 14 points from Nnanna Egwu. Tracy Abrams had 3 assists in a losing cause for Illinois, while Joseph Bertrand grabbed 7 rebounds.
Wisconsin hit the break leading 33-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Wisconsin won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-32.