Posted December 27, 2011 on illinois.scout.com
The Fighting Illini basketball team found out what the Big 10 is like Tuesday night. Minnesota battled back from a 13 point second half deficit to force not one but two overtimes before the Illini finally put them away 81-72 at the Assembly Hall. If every game in conference play is like this one, there will be more than a few battered egos before it's over. Every win is significant.
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