Found March 15, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
The last time these two teams met, it took a furious come back and the last second heroics of Tyler Griffey for the Illini to take down the then top ranked Indiana Hoosiers. On day two of the Big Ten Tournament, there would be no such magic for Illinois. Led by their likely All American center Cody Zeller, the Hoosiers piled on the points against the Illini, keeping them at arms length for most of the 40 minutes of play. Illini coach John Groce threw every defense he could think of against Zeller; Nanna Egwu, Sam McLaurin, Tyler Griffey, and several double teams, but nothing could stop Zeller and the Hoosiers as he amassed 24 points and 9 rebounds. Victor Oladipo, an All American candidate himself amassed a double-double of 12 -11, which included an exclamation point 360 dunk to bring the house down. Equally impressive: Oladipo held Illini star Brandon Paul to 2-13 from the field. And if you’re wondering if the Hoosiers have been holding onto that loss against Illinois back in Febru...
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