Illinois defeated Michigan, 85-69 in Big Ten basketball Wednesday night at State Farm Center in Champaign. Illinois shot 64% from the field in the win - and - 64% from the 3-point line (9-for-14).
The Fighting Illini had 6 players in double figures:
Maverick Morgan - 16
Malcolm Hill - 15
Kipper Nichols - 13 (led the team with 8 rebounds)
Jalen Coleman-Lands - 12 (4-for-5 in 3's)
Leron Black - 10
Michael Finke - 10
Michigan - D.J. Wilson - 19
Illini basketball report:
Illini head coach John Groce:
Illinois (12-5) 2-2, Big Ten
Michigan (11-6) 1-3, Big Ten
Illinois led at halftime, 49-36.
Rebounds: ILL, 30-17
Bench points: ILL, 28-9
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