Number-8 Minnesota won a battle of two highly-ranked college basketball teams with the Golden Gophers' 84-67 win over 12th-ranked Illinois Wednesday. 

Brandon Paul led the Fighting Illini with 21 points in defeat.  Illinois fell to 14-and-3 and travels to Wisconsin for a Saturday game.  You can hear that game on Z-1570 with the pre-game at 12:30pm.

 

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