Illinois 57, Iowa 49
Illinois took care of business against Iowa on Wednesday night.
Now the Illini can focus on Saturday’s showdown with No. 5 Michigan
Demetri McCamey scored 15 points, grabbed seven rebounds and
collected seven assists as Illinois tripped Iowa for the fifth
straight time 57-49.
Illinois, in a three-way tie for second in the Big Ten, can pull
within one game of Michigan State with a victory at home Saturday
McCamey, who leads the Big Ten in assists, scored the last six
points of the first half as Illinois (15-8, 7-3) grabbed a 35-27
lead at intermission. The Hawkeyes (8-15, 2-8) pulled within three
points late in the game but could never tie or take the lead.
Mike Tisdale had 14 points and seven rebounds for Illinois. D.J.
Richardson added 11 points.
Matt Gatens topped Iowa (8-15, 2-8) with 12 points. Jarryd Cole