Malcolm Hill scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 66-50 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night.
This is the penultimate week of the season. And, things are heating up with Purdue and Wisconsin tied for first and Maryland just a game back. Who will take home the title? Others are looking to hone their postseason resume.
It's been a few weeks, but BTN analyst Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten Power Rankings, presented by ArcelorMittal, features the same No. 1 team for consecutive weeks. That team is Purdue, of course, winners of five in a row.
The finish line is in sight. And Purdue and Wisconsin are battling for the league title, each tied for first. But don’t overlook Maryland, which is just a game off the pace after falling at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Malcolm Hill led Illinois with 21 points and the Illini knocked off Iowa on the road Saturday, 70-66. The win gave Illinois a regular season sweep over the Hawkeyes.
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Payton Banks tied his career-high with 24 points, Lamar Stevens added 21 and Penn State beat Illinois 83-70 on Saturday.
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Malcolm Hill scored 14 points and Illinois beat Northwestern 68-61 on Tuesday night. Te'Jon Lucas, Maverick Morgan and Michael Finke each had 11 points, while Hill added nine rebounds for Illinois.