Illinois 90, Chicago St. 43
Myke Henry scored 14 points and Illinois easily defeated Chicago
State 90-43 on Sunday.
Illinois (6-0) jumped to a 13-3 lead, and a 17-4 run at the end
of the first half pushed the Illini’s advantage to 44-19 at the
Henry, a freshman forward, returned from an ankle injury and
came off the bench on Sunday. After close wins against Richmond and
Illinois State in which coach Bruce Weber had to rely on a small
rotation of veteran players, the large leads throughout Sunday’s
game allowed Weber to dip deep into his bench.
Five Illini players finished in double figures, with the bench
contributing 48 points.
Chicago State (0-6) was led by forward Jeremy Robinson’s 14
points and six rebounds in its lowest scoring effort of the