CHAMPAIGN — Northwestern was rolling. And then it wasn’t.
CHAMPAIGN — Chris Collins called the Illini a desperate team.
With three games left on the schedule and the Big Ten Tournament ahead, calling Wednesday night's trip to Iowa City a must win for the Illini wouldn't be entirely accurate.
CHAMPAIGN — Rayvonte Rice’s return to the Illini: maybe not exactly what the doctor ordered.
CHAMPAIGN — John Groce and Tom Izzo said Sunday night’s game was one of the more physical games their respective teams have played in a long time.