CLEMSON, S.C. -- Rod Hall made a driving layup with 9.3 seconds left to lead Clemson to a 50-49 win over Illinois in the NIT.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Jon Ekey hit a 3-pointer in the final second to lift Illinois to a 66-63 victory over No. 24 Iowa on Saturday night.
CHAMPAIGN — Aaron Craft scored 14 points and No. 22 Ohio State held Illinois to 28.3-percent shooting on the way to a scrappy 48-39 win on Saturday.
John Groce’s lineup switch Sunday put an end to the Illini’s eight-game losing streak, but it might have had an even bigger effect in the long-term.
John Groce wanted to do this for a while.