Illini upended by Baylor defense in top 5 showdown

There was a time that offensive slumps by the Illini were so frequent that they were as commonplace as popcorn vendors in the stands. Those days are gone for now, but it was the one lapse Wednesday night that did in the Illini. #2 Baylor (4-0) used a 14-3 run in the 2nd half to break open a tight game as they went on to score an 82-69 victory over the 5th ranked Illini. The Jimmy V Classic game in Indianapolis marked the first top 5 non-conference matchups in Bears history. Illinois (3-1) struggled early . . .

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