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Illinois vs Minnesota Wrap - Illinois Wins 57-53

Illinois earned a 57-53 victory over Minnesota on Sunday, getting 16 points from Tyler Griffey at Williams Arena.

Illinois was an underdog by 9.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Illinois got 13 points from D.J. Richardson and another 10 points from Brandon Paul. Tracy Abrams contributed 6 assists, while Tracy Abrams cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Minnesota got 16 points from Austin Hollins in a losing cause and another 13 points from Trevor Mbakwe. Andre Hollins contributed 4 assists for them, while Trevor Mbakwe had 10 rebounds.

Illinois led at halftime, 31-30.

Minnesota had a 39-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.