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).