Illini Beats Auburn 81-62 in Basketball

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The Illini basketball team did what the Missouri football team couldn’t do, beat Auburn. Illinois topped the Auburn Tigers 81-62 in Atlanta, GA on Sunday afternoon. The Illini built a 41-17 halftime lead and never looked back. Rayvonte Rice scored 22 points to lead the Illini in scoring. Tracy Abrams (17) and Jon Ekey (14) also scored in double figures. The win raises the Illinois season record to 8-1 and gets them back on the winning track after losing their only game of the season, this past Tuesday at Georgia Tech.