Illinois lost at #5 Michigan State, 79-54 Thursday night in Big Ten basketball.  Maverick Morgan led the Fighting Illini with 15 points.  Malcolm Hill added 10 in a losing cause. 

 

Illinois - 8-8 (0-3, Big Ten)

Michigan State - 15-1 (2-1, Big Ten)

 

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Illinois' Kendrick Nunn missed the game due to the birth of his child.  The Illini host Purdue on Sunday.  Game time in Champaign - 5 pm here on the Big-Z.

 

Purdue beat Michigan, 87-70 Thursday night. 

 

Purdue - 14-2

Michigan - 12-4