Wisconsin Overpowers Illini 95-70

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The fourth ranked Wisconsin Badgers jumped on the Fighting Illini early and dominated 23rd ranked Illinois 95-70 on Wednesday night in Madison, WI. Five Badgers played scored in double figures, led by Ben Brust’s 18 points. Wisconsin built a quick 21-10 lead and never looked back. The Illini trailed by as many as thirty points in the game. Rayvonte Rice led Illinois in scoring with 19 points. The loss drops the Illini record to 13-3 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten, For Wisconsin, it’s their best start in school history at 16-0.