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Illinois Fighting Illini (14-18)


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vs. Neb 
W 72-66
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@ MSU 
L 61-81
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vs. Purdue 
L 86-93
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W 75-62
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L 87-96
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Illinois signs 5 more for Underwood's 2nd season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois has signed five players to national letters of intent, including three guards and a 7-footer from Senegal.

Coach Brad Underwood said Wednesday the Illini signed guards Andres Feliz (Northwest Florida State Junior College), Alan Griffin (Archbishop Stepinac, N.Y.) and Tevian Jones (Culver City, Calif.), forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili (The Patrick School, N.J.) and West African center Samba Kane (Florida Prep Academy).

Guard Ayo Dosunmu (Chicago Morgan) signed with the Illini last November. The recruiting class was currently ranked 13th in the nation by Rivals.com.

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Leaders
Points: L. Black15.3
Rebounds: L. Black5.2
Assists: T. Lucas3.2
FG%: L. Black54.7%
FT%: K. Nichols86.2%
3P%: T. Frazier34.7%
Steals: T. Frazier1.7
Blocks: M. Alstork0.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
5 Michigan State 16-2 30-5
11 Purdue 15-3 30-7
17 Ohio State 15-3 25-9
7 Michigan 13-5 33-8
Nebraska 13-5 22-11
Penn State 9-9 26-13
Indiana 9-9 16-15
Maryland 8-10 19-13
Wisconsin 7-11 15-18
Northwestern 6-12 15-17
Minnesota 4-14 15-17
Illinois 4-14 14-18
Iowa 4-14 14-19
Rutgers 3-15 15-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.8 (113)
Rebounds: 12.4 (29)
Assists: 13.8 (164)
FG%: 43.9% (211)
FT%: 73.2% (106)
3P%: 33.5% (253)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 73.8 (213)
Rebounds: 20.5 (350)
Assists: 12.8 (126)
FG%: 47.2% (313)
FT%: 73.1% (280)
3P%: 34.4% (149)
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