Illinois blew out Rutgers, 91-60 at State Farm Center in Champaign Tuesday night.  It was the 2nd straight Big Ten Conference win for the Fighting Illini - who now sit at 2-and-8 in the conference. 

 

Illinois (12-11) 2-8, B1G

Rutgers (12-12) 2-9, B1G

 

>Illinois led at halftime, 41-22

 

All 5 Illini starters hit double digits:

Kipper Nichols - 19

Trent Frazier - 17

Leron Black - 14

Mark Alstork - 12

Michael Finke - 11

 

 

>>Illini hoops report:

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Notes:

The 31-point win is the largest Big Ten win since 2009 for Illinois.

Illinois forced a season-high 25 turnovers.

The Illini hit 11-threes in the game - including 5 for Trent Frazier.