Illinois downs Lewis, 79-47, in exhibition
]Illinois defeated Lewis, 79-47, in an exhibition game Saturday night at the Assembly Hall. The Illini jumped out to a 26-4 lead, draining six of their first eight 3-point attempts during the early spree. Illinois’ defense was equally as impressive early on, holding Lewis to 1-of-13 shooting. Eleven Illini entered the scoring column, with three in double figures: D.J. Richardson (12 points), Myke Henry (11) and Sam McLaurin (11).
[FightingIllini.com: Illini defeats Lewis, 79-47]
Illinois returns to the court for its final exhibition game on Nov. 4, facing West Chester (Pa.) at 3 p.m. at the Assembly Hall.
BTN LiveBIG: Penn State alumna gives kids with autism the greatest gift of all
Polls: It’s time to pick your Week 6 Big Ten football winners
Photos: Iowa and Illinois police enjoy ongoing Twitter battle
Week 6 picks! Submit a video and win The Belt from our experts
Writer poll: Who is Big Ten Coach of the Year to this point?