Illini Men top Western Carolina in a Close One
John Groce and his Fighting Illini ending up in an unexpected battle with lowly foe Western Carolina Tuesday night at the Assembly Hall. Illinois winning 72-64, with few expecting it to be that Close. Brandon Paul led the Illini with 14 points. DJ Richardson (13) and Tracy Abrams (10) the only other Illini in double figures.
#13 Illinois travels to #10 Gonzaga Saturday Night.