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:

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*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.