Make it three straight conference wins for the Illini after their 75-66 victory over Michigan State on Friday night at All-State Arena in Champaign, IL. Dain Dainja scored 20 points to lead the Illinois offense. Matthew Mayer scored 19 while Terrence Shannon Jr. added 17 points.
Trailing 37-33 at halftime, Dainja and Mayer took over the game to lead the Illini comeback.
The win improves Illinois to 3-3 in Big Ten Conference play and 12-5 overall.