Illinois stopped Penn State, 64-59 Thursday night in Big Ten basketball.  D.J. Richardson led the way with 18 points.  Brandon chipped in with 16 at Assembly Hall in Champaign.  The Fighting Illini improve to 20-and-8 and 7-and-7 in the Big Ten conference.  The Nittany Lions fall to 8-and-18 and 0-and-14 in the conference. 

The Illini are at Michigan Sunday at 12-noon (here on Z-1570).

Illini basketball coach John Groce:

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Illinois senior guard Brandon Paul:

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