Illinois vs Michigan State Final: 53-46 - Recap
Illinois got 12 points from Tracy Abrams as they ran past Michigan State 53-46 on Saturday at Breslin Center.
Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13-point spread as underdogs.
Malcolm Hill had 10 points for Illinois and Rayvonte Rice chipped in with 10 points. Kendrick Nunn had 4 assists for them, while Kendrick Nunn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Michigan State got 19 points from Gary Harris in a losing cause and another 7 points from Gavin Schilling. Denzel Valentine contributed 4 assists for them, while Adreian Payne had 7 rebounds.
Michigan State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-27.