Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 12/21/12
ST. LOUIS Illinois guard Brandon Paul has had plenty of memorable games during his time in Champaign. He scored 43 points in an upset win over No. 5 Ohio State last year and had 35 points in a big road win at No. 10 Gonzaga just two weeks ago. Hed likely trade a scoreless game Saturday if it meant getting his first Braggin Rights win over the Missouri Tigers. Paul and Illinois seniors D.J. Richardson and Tyler Griffey will look to end a three-game losing streak to Missouri and get their first win over the rival Tigers in their final chance when they meet at the Scottrade Center Saturday evening in the 32nd annual Bud Light Braggin Rights game. No doubt, Paul said. Its definitely a motivation factor coming in. You try to prepare for every game the same and treat every opponent as a great opponent and you respect everyone but these are the types of games you really get up for. It would obviously be great to get this game, being a senior to be able to look back and say you got at ...
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