The Fighting Illini’s Men’s basketball team raised their record to a perfect 8-0 on the young season, beating Georgia Tech 75-62 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday night in Champaign, IL.
Four players led Illinois in scoring. Brandon Paul and Joseph Bertrand were the leading scorers with 15 points each. St. Louis native Tyler Griffey added 14 points, including three, 3 point field goals. D.J. Richardson also put in 14 points in the win.
The Illini used a 23-6 run at the end of this game to grab the lead and put the game away.