Wildcats End Illini’s Season In Big Ten Tourney 67-42

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lindsey Pulliam scored 21 points and fifth-seeded Northwestern used a lock-down first half to roll to a 67-42 win over 12th-seeded Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament. The Wildcats limited the Illini to eight points in the first half to take a 30-point lead before coasting into […]

Illini Women Still Winless in Big Ten, After 73-54 Loss at #21 Northwestern

EVANSTON – Another slow start cost the Illini women another Big Ten loss Thursday night, as they fell to Northwestern at Evanston, 73-54. Illinois managed just 5 points in the first quarter, but committed six turnovers in that same 10-minute stretch. Sophomore Kennedi Myles said her team anticipated difficulties with the Wildcats’ full-court pressure. “One thing we worked […]