With 12 seconds left in Sunday’s game, Adreian Payne gave Michigan State all the momentum.
No Keith Appling. No Branden Dawson. Adreian Payne playing in just his second game after sitting out seven straight with a foot injury.
There are few days as frantic as National Signing Day. And sometimes it can be a difficult enough task to try and keep up with news of one team, let alone 12 of them.
It wasn’t the blowout it was in the first meeting this season between Illinois and Wisconsin, but just like that Jan. 8 matchup in Madison, the Badgers were simply the better team.
The last time Illinois squared off with Wisconsin, the Illini were blown out at the Kohl Center for their first loss of the Big Ten season.