Bradley Falls 81-55 Against Illinois - Game Recap
The battle between Illinois and Bradley didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Bradley was handed an 81-55 defeat on Sunday at State Farm Center.
Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as favorites.
Illinois got 19 points from Jon Ekey and another 13 points from Rayvonte Rice. Jaylon Tate contributed 6 assists, while Tracy Abrams cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Bradley got a 21-point performance from Tyshon Pickett, who was supported by 12 points from Walt Lemon, Jr.. Walt Lemon, Jr. had 3 assists in a losing cause for Bradley, while Auston Barnes grabbed 7 rebounds.
Illinois led at halftime, 34-19.
Illinois had a 49-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.