Illinois vs Indiana Final: 74-72 - Recap
|Illinois vs Indiana Final: 74-72 - Recap|
Illinois got 23 points from D.J. Richardson en route to a 74-72 victory over Indiana on Thursday at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.
Illinois was a 7-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Illinois got 21 points from Brandon Paul and another 14 points from Tyler Griffey. Brandon Paul contributed 3 assists, while Tyler Griffey cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Indiana got 14 points from Cody Zeller in a losing cause and another 13 points from Will Sheehey. Victor Oladipo contributed 5 assists for them, while Cody Zeller had 9 rebounds.
Illinois trailed at halftime, 41-29.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 30 boards, while Illinois only had 26.