Recap - Wisconsin Defeats Illinois 75-63
|Recap - Wisconsin Defeats Illinois 75-63|
Wisconsin earned a 75-63 victory over Illinois on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Ben Brust at State Farm Center.
Wisconsin won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites.
Sam Dekker had 16 points for Wisconsin and Traevon Jackson chipped in with 14 points. Sam Dekker had 4 assists for them, while Josh Gasser was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Illinois got 24 points from Rayvonte Rice in a losing cause and another 11 points from Joseph Bertrand. Rayvonte Rice contributed 2 assists for them, while Rayvonte Rice had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wisconsin were victorious, as the score was 36-30 at the break.
Wisconsin won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-25.