Illinois Downs Alabama State 80-63 - Match Report
Illinois got 22 points from Rayvonte Rice en route to an 80-63 victory over Alabama State on Friday at State Farm Center.
Illinois got 14 points from Joseph Bertrand and another 10 points from Nnanna Egwu. Tracy Abrams contributed 3 assists, while Nnanna Egwu cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Alabama State got 27 points from Jamel Waters in a losing cause and another 8 points from Bobby Brown. Jamel Waters contributed 5 assists for them, while Maurice Strong had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois were victorious, as the score was 40-26 at the break.
Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-28.