Illinois 24 22 46
Indiana 26 30 56
Date of game: 1/26/2014

Recap: Indiana vs. Illinois

Bloomington, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Ferrell scored 17 points and handed out five assists as the Indiana Hoosiers took down the Illinois Fighting Illini, 56-46, in Big Ten Conference action at Assembly Hall.

Also scoring in double figures for Indiana (13-7, 3-4 Big Ten) was Stanford Robinson with 10 points on 5-of-12 shooting from the floor, while Noah Vonleh pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds for a team that snapped a two-game slide.

The Illini (13-8, 2-6), losers of six in a row, were led by Rayvonte Rice with a game-high 20 points on 4-of-7 shooting behind the 3-point line. Unfortunately, while Rice was shooting 7-of-11 from the floor, the remaining four starters for Illinois combined to make just 7-of-28.

A triple by Rice less than two minutes into the meeting gave the visitors a three-point advantage, but after that Indiana took over and eventually grabbed a 26-24 advantage at the break. The Hoosiers shot a mere 1-of-6 on the perimeter through the first 20 minutes of action, Illinois was 3-of-12.

The Hoosiers opened the second half on a 14-5 run and never looked back, even as they connected on just 11 field goals in the frame.

The hosts dominated the glass, 42-28, limiting Illinois to just four rebounds at the offensive end of the floor. It also helped that Indiana outscored the Illini by a 13-5 margin at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

North Dakota State extends Klieman's contract

After leading North Dakota State to a fourth straight FCS national championship, head football coach Chris Klieman has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Report: Video shows Pats moved game balls

Surveillance video shows a New England Patriots locker room attendant moving game footballs from the officials' locker room into another room at Gillette Stadium before bringing them out to the field for the AFC Championship Game, according to a report.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.