Tyler Griffey scored 16 points to lead the Illini to a 57-53 win at Minnesota on Sunday night. It’s the second straight Big Ten win for Illinois. They upset top ranked Indiana this past Thursday, Griffey sank four 3 pointers in the Illini’s comeback win over the Gophers. Illinois had trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half. The Illini hit 12 three pointers in the game, making 53 percent of their attempts beyond the three point line.
Illinois improves to 17-8 overall and 4-7 in Big Ten Conference play with the victory at Minnesota.