#12 Illini take Hoosiers' best punch, deliver winning blow in OT

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

As far as situations go, this one wasn't ideal.  The Illini were in a building where they hadn't won since the current roster was in grade school, their star player had fouled out for the first time in his career, and the referees were handing out fouls as if they were miniature Hershey bars on Halloween.

So what did the 12th ranked team in the country do?

They won.

Behind 19 points from Trent Frazier and some stellar defense down the stretch, the Illini wore down Indiana to earn the 75-71 win . . .

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