NCAA Men's Basketball

Illinois Fighting Illini (12-21)


Sun. 3/3 Thu. 3/7 Sun. 3/10 Wed. 3/13 Thu. 3/14
vs. NW 
W 81-76
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vs. Ind 
L 74-92
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@ PSU 
L 56-72
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vs. NW 
W 74-69
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@ Iowa 
L 62-83
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Baer scores 17 points as Iowa beats Illinois 83-62

CHICAGO (AP) Nicholas Baer got hot from outside. Jordan Bohannon and Tyler Cook hooked up for a memorable slam, and Joe Wieskamp contributed a couple of nice plays.

Iowa stopped its four-game slide with one solid all-around performance.

Baer made a career-high five of Iowa's 12 3-pointers and scored 17 points, helping the Hawkeyes pull away from Illinois for an 83-62 victory on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.

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Leaders
Points: A. Dosunmu13.8
Rebounds: G. Bezhanishvili5.2
Assists: A. Dosunmu3.3
FG%: G. Bezhanishvili54.2%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: A. Jordan41.5%
Steals: T. Frazier1.4
Blocks: G. Bezhanishvili0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 North Carolina29-6
4 Gonzaga32-3
5 Michigan State30-6
6 Tennessee31-5
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Texas Tech28-6
10 Florida State29-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 Gonzaga32-3
4 North Carolina29-6
5 Tennessee31-5
6 Michigan State30-6
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Houston33-3
10 Texas Tech28-6
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
5 Michigan State 16-4 30-6
13 Purdue 16-4 25-9
8 Michigan 15-5 30-6
21 Wisconsin 14-6 23-11
Maryland 13-7 23-11
Iowa 10-10 23-12
Minnesota 9-11 22-14
Ohio State 8-12 20-15
Indiana 8-12 19-15
Rutgers 7-13 14-17
Penn State 7-13 14-18
Illinois 7-13 12-21
Nebraska 6-14 19-17
Northwestern 4-16 13-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.7 (166)
Rebounds: 10.6 (127)
Assists: 13.5 (167)
FG%: 43.1% (250)
FT%: 70.2% (191)
3P%: 34.5% (173)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 75.2 (274)
Rebounds: 22.3 (341)
Assists: 13.7 (241)
FG%: 46.3% (314)
FT%: 73.5% (325)
3P%: 33.0% (105)