Illinois knocked off Norfolk State last night in Champaign, 64-54.  Brandon Paul led the Illini with 14 points while D.J. Richardson chipped in with 11.  Illinois improved to 11-and-0 on the season while the Norfolk State Spartans dropped to 6-and-6 on the year.

The Fighting Illini host Eastern Kentucky on Sunday at 5 pm.

Illinois head basketball coach John Groce: