Illinois defeated Ohio State, 75-70 in Big Ten basketball Sunday at State Farm Center in Champaign. The Fighting Illini led 40-29 at halftime. Malcolm Hill led the Orange and Blue with 20 points. Ohio State's JaQuan Lyle led all scorers with 26 points.
Illinois (11-4 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) - Tracy Abrams - 16, Michael Finke - 12, Maverick Morgan - 11, Leron Black - 6 (15-rebounds).
Ohio State: 10-4
Illini head coach John Groce:
*Coach John Groce Radio Show - tonight (Monday) @ 7 pm here on the Big-Z...94.3 FM, 1570 AM - streaming on Big-Z app & at altondailynews.com.
*Illinois' next game - Saturday at 4 pm at Indiana.
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