CHAMPAIGN – There wasn’t much question whether Illinois would make the NCAA Tournament, but it was still a relief for John Groce when Greg Gumbel announced the Illini as the No.
There was no second upset in the cards for Illinois Friday.
With the final seconds slipping away, the sellout crowd at the United Center knew exactly who was destined for a last-ditch shot.
Akeem Spence (DT), Illinois
6-1 | 307 lbs.
72.0 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 1.0 sacks, FF