Freshmen Kendrick Nunn who had 13 points and 3 assists and
Malcolm Hill who tallied 10 points and 5 rebounds, led the way
for Illinois. Rayvonte Rice was also huge in this contest
bringing home 10 points, 9 rebounds and 4 big steals. With the
win, Illinois climbed out of last place in the league.
Next up for the Illini is a tough battle at Michigan State
Saturday at 1:00pm.
[By JEFF MAYFIELD]