staff, March 3, 2016

Melo Trimble and Jake Layman scored 18 points each, and No. 14 Maryland celebrated Senior Night with the team's best game in weeks, an 81-55 rout of Illinois. Also, Northwestern spoiled Senior Night at Penn State and beat the Nittany Lions, 71-61.

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Catch up on all of the action below.

MARYLAND 81, ILLINOIS 55: Jared Nickens and Robert Carter Jr. had 14 points apiece for the Terrapins, who never trailed. Maryland (24-6, 12-5 Big Ten) had lost three of four since climbing to No. 2 in the AP poll in early February. Read the full recap.


NORTHWESTERN 71, PENN STATE 61: Tre Demps scored 23 points and Bryant McIntosh added 17 points to help the Wildcats (19-11, 7-10 Big Ten) to their second straight win and third in their last five. Read the full recap.