By Brad Sturdy - Illini Insider/Analyst & Co-Host, IlliniGuys Sports Spectacular
November 18, 2023
(Cover photo courtesy Illinois Athletics)
The Fighting Illini had a terrible half of basketball against Valparaiso and 1st year Head Coach Roger Powell, trailing 45-38 at the break. Then they decided to play like the top 25 team they are and outscored Valpo 49-19 in the 2nd half in cruising to an 87-64 win. Terrence Shannon led the way with 22 points and Dain Dainja added 16 to lead Illinois as they moved to 3-1. Valpo falls to 2-2.
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