Illini Win Exhibition Opener

Sophomore Meyers Leonard poured in a team-high 18 points in Illinois’ 79-51 exhibition win against Wayne State on Tuesday night at the Assembly Hall. Brandon Paul (15), D.J. Richardson (11) and Nnanna Egwu (10) also scored in double figures for the Illini, who used a 22-1 second-half run to cruise to victory. Watch now as Spencer Turkin talks with head coach Bruce Weber following the victory. Dive inside for a full wrap-up from our Student U crew that called the game.

Read the full recap at FightingIllini.com.

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