Illinois 86, Northwestern 60
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Illinois 86, Northwestern 60

llinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) reacts after hitting a 3-pointer in the second half . (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois’ guard Malcolm Hill (21) keeps the ball away from Northwestern’s guard Tre Demps (14) as Northwestern’s coach, Chris Collins, watches.  (Robin Scholz, AP)
Illinois forward Austin Colbert (31) dunks on Northwestern forward Gavin Skelly (44) in the first half at State Farm Center in Champaign.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Northwestern guard Bryant McIntosh (30) drives against Illinois guard Jaylon Tate (1) in the first half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois forward Austin Colbert (31) celebrates after hitting a shot in the first half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois’ guard Ahmad Starks (3) shoots in front of Northwestern’s guard Bryant McIntosh.  (Robin Scholz, AP)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) reacts after hitting a 3-pointer in the first half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) drives on Northwestern center Alex Olah (22) and forward Nathan Taphorn (32) . (Robin Scholz, AP)
llinois guard Kendrick Nunn (25) shoots over Northwestern guard Tre Demps (14) in the first half . (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois forward/center Nnanna Egwu (32) grabs a rebound over Northwestern forward Vic Law (left) and guard Dave Sobolewski (3) in the second half.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) celebrates after a victory over Northwestern at State Farm Center in Champaign on Saturday. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Northwestern head coach Chris Collins, right, meets with Illinois head coach John Groce. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) looks for an opening against Northwestern center Alex Olah (22) in the second half.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
llinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) gets tangled up with Northwestern guard/forward Sanjay Lumpkin (34) in the second half.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois players Rayvonte Rice (left) and Malcolm Hill (21) celebrate as Northwestern forward Vic Law (4) walks past. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Ahmad Starks (3) is congratulated in the second half.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) hits a 3-pointer in the second half at State Farm Center in Champaign.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Northwestern players react in the second half of a loss to Illinois at State Farm Center in Champaign. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice (24) is congratulated by fans after a victory over Northwestern at State Farm Center in Champaign. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois head coach John Groce yells toward his players as Northwestern’s Dave Sobolewski walks by. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Northwestern head coach Chris Collins gives some direction to his team in the second half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn (25) drives on Northwestern in the second half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Illinois head coach John Groce walks the sideline in the second half. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
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