The Fighting Illini hit a buzzer-beating triple forcing overtime, but ultimately came up short against Iowa. The Hawkeyes pulled away in the extra frame moving to 10-9 on the season with a 104-97 OT win.
TIM BRANDO: So this is basically where he's from. He feels he's a Big Ten man, and he's finally got a Big Ten job. Steal off the inbounds and a quick one for Frazier.
STEPHEN BARDO: That's what the Illini do.
TIM BRANDO: He gets his hands in there. You'd think he'd get in foul trouble more often because of the way he plays, but he doesn't. Count it, and a foul. That's 3, and it could be 1 more.
And a steal off the inbounds. That's twice that's happened to Iowa. Nichols. And you just can't have that kind of sloppy play on a simple inbounds pass.
STEPHEN BARDO: You know, that's not unusual to see a team have a little bit of a flu bug going around.
TIM BRANDO: Trent Frazier gets it to go. And they were concerned about [INAUDIBLE] being on the most recent road trip. Now we hear from the crowd.
Nice effort by Eboigbodin to get that one away. Frazier!
STEPHEN BARDO: Oh man.
TIM BRANDO: That'll get them off their feet. Trent--
Great cut. Great delivery. Jordan--
STEPHEN BARDO: Well, you see Aaron Jordan is on the left side. Isaiah Moss was looking at the ball. When Eboigbodin gets it, look-- nice backdoor cut. Aaron Jordan taking advantage of Moss. Got caught looking at the basketball and--