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:

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Illini head coach John Groce:

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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