Illinois vs Missouri Final: 65-64 - Recap
|Illinois vs Missouri Final: 65-64 - Recap|
Illinois earned a 65-64 victory over Missouri on Saturday, getting 22 points from Tracy Abrams at Scottrade Center.
Illinois was a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Rayvonte Rice had 14 points for Illinois and Joseph Bertrand chipped in with 9 points. Joseph Bertrand had 2 assists for them, while Joseph Bertrand was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Missouri got 25 points from Jordan Clarkson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Earnest Ross. Jordan Clarkson contributed 8 assists for them, while Earnest Ross had 8 rebounds.
Illinois led at halftime, 31-27.
The rebound battle favored Missouri as they grabbed 33 boards, while Illinois only had 32.