The Illinois Fighting Illini won at Purdue, 79-62 Tuesday night in Big Ten Conference basketball. 

 

The Illinois Fighting Illini have won 5 games in a row and stand at 14-and-5 overall.  They are 6-and-2 in the Big Ten Conference and ranked #21 in this week's AP-Top 25 Poll. Purdue drops to 10-and-9 overall (3-5, Big Ten). 

 

Fighting Illini basketball report:

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Kofi Cockburn - 22 pts, 15 reb

Trent Frazier - 21 pts

Ayo Dosunmu - 18 pts, 11 assists

 

Game notes:

Illinois outrebounded Purdue, 37-19

Illinois outscored Purdue, 50-32 in the second half

Illinois' 1st win at Purdue since DEC. 2008

Illinois' first season sweep vs. Purdue since 2009

 

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Other Big Ten basketball - TUE

Maryland def. Northwestern, 77-66

Wisconsin def. Nebraska, 82-68

 

 

Big Ten hoops - WED

Penn State @ Michigan

#24 Rutgers @ #19 Iowa