Found February 17, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Illinois basketball (19-8, 6-7), erased the second worst blemish on their NCAA Tournament resume by paying back Northwestern Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston. On January 17th the Illini never led in a 68-54 defeat. Tonight Illinois basketball responded with a more than convincing 62-41 victory Northwestern (13-13, 4-9) endured a scoring drought of ten minutes which allowed the Illini to build a 30 point lead. The nearly 3/4 Illinois basketball favoring crowd at Welsh-Ryan was empathetic and gave a bronx cheer when James Montgomery III finally ended the drought. Northwestern shot only 25 percent for the game. It’s Northwestern’s lowest point total since 2008 when it scored 37, also  against the Illini. Illinois is shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 36.1 percent from 3-point range in its 12 games away from home, an increase over the UI’s 42.3 percent shooting from the field and 30.8 percent from 3-point range in its 14 games at Assembly Hall. D.J. Richardson has sc...

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A reeling Northwestern team is set to square off with its in-state rival, the Illinois Fighting Illini, a team which enters Sunday's matchup red hot. However, the Wildcats, even with a run of hard luck, hope to give their foes a tough matchup while aiming to claim bragging rights.

Northwestern finally falls apart

A closely-contested game became out of hand quickly as Illinois used a 26-0 run to dominate Northwestern. In Evanston, the Fighting Illini evened the season series with a 62-41 blowout win over their in-state rivals.
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