Illinois Sweeps McDonalds-Herald-Whig Classic
Illinois 69 Missouri 60
Illinois opened an early 13-3 lead. Missouri chipped away and took the lead late in the first half…
Missouri led 47-35 midway through the second half but Illinois rallied behind Tori Kuhn’s 18 points and 14 rebounds. Kuhn was the Illinois Most Outstanding Player. Randi Lee Plunkett led Missouri with 15 points and 8 rebounds—she was the Missouri Most Outstanding Player.
Illinois 93 Missouri 82
Illinois took control late in the first half with an 18-3 run. Missouri quickly erased a 46-32 halftime deficit. Michael Shivers tied the game…
The game was also tied at 49 and 52 before Shivers struck again…
But Missouri didn’t have a good answer for DeAngelo Dean. He led Illinois with 29 points and a dozen rebounds. Shivers paced Missouri with 24.