After getting run out of the building in a blowout loss to Michigan 10 days ago, the Illini knew what they had to do in the rematch Friday. And they did it.
Here's a strong comparison: Kendrick Nunn and Victor Oladipo.
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.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Kendrick Nunn scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half and Illinois halted its eight-game losing streak with a 60-55 victory over Penn State on Sunday.