As mid-February is on us, each game is getting more and more important for the Illinois Fighting Illini. A win at Michigan would be huge for their NCAA tournament resume. Through one half of play the Illini still have some work to do.
Tyler Griffey and Brandon Paul lead the Illini with 10 points each, Griffey’s points provided a nice spark off the bench for Illinois. The Illini have shot 48 percent from the field and committed nine turnovers,
Michigan has been led by Evan Smotrycz with 12 points. Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr each have 10 points for the Wolverines. Michigan shot a very impressive 56.5 percent from the field and have committed 7 turnovers.
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