Notre Dame Knocks off the Illini, 84-79

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The Fighting Irish overcame an eight point half time deficit to come back to beat Illinois 84-79 on Wednesday night in Champaign. It spoiled the grand re-opening of the State Farm Center (Assembly Hall). Malcolm Hill, the Belleville East High School graduate led the Illini with 19 points. But the Fighting Irish scored 51 second half points to pull away from Illinois. The loss drops the Illini season record to 3-5…


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