Recap - Illinois Defeats Dartmouth 72-65

Recap - Illinois Defeats Dartmouth 72-65

Illinois got 13 points from Rayvonte Rice en route to a 72-65 victory over Dartmouth on Tuesday at State Farm Center.

Bettors who backed Illinois were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 16.

Illinois got 11 points from Joseph Bertrand and another 11 points from Jon Ekey. Tracy Abrams contributed 4 assists, while Rayvonte Rice cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Dartmouth got 17 points from Connor Boehm in a losing cause and another 17 points from Gabas Maldunas. Alex Mitola contributed 5 assists for them, while Connor Boehm had 9 rebounds.

Illinois led at halftime, 39-27.

The rebound battle favored Dartmouth as they grabbed 33 boards, while Illinois only had 27.