NEW YORK — Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 12 of his 16 points in overtime, including the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining, and No. 17 Illinois rallied for an 85-78 victory over second-ranked Texas in the Jimmy V Classic.
Matthew Mayer, who faced Texas several times at Baylor, tied a career-high with 21 points as he made his first seven shots and finished 8 of 10.
Jayden Epps added 11 points, including the final five points of regulation at Madison Square Garden.
Shannon took over in the extra period to help Illinois beat a ranked foe for the second time this season.
Timmy Allen scored a season-high 21 points for previously unbeaten Texas.