The Illini scored just seven points over the final 10 and a half minutes of regulation. But once the game went to overtime, everything worked out for the orange and blue.
The top-ranked player in Illinois' 2016 recruiting class is no longer a member of Illinois' 2016 recruiting class.
Defense hasn't been a strength for the Illini this season, and up against one of the higher-scoring teams in the country on Tuesday night, things got downright embarrassing.
Illinois extended its partnership with Nike, the school announced Tuesday.