Illini Upset No. 9 Michigan State, 42-41Brandon Paul shook off a poor-shooting game to score 18 points, including two free throws with 45 seconds left that gave Illinois the lead in a 42-41 victory over No. 9 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
No. 20 Michigan Edges No. 9 Michigan State 60-59Stu Douglass made a layup with 36.5 seconds remaining, and No. 20 Michigan held on through a wild final sequence to edge No. 9 Michigan State 60-59 on Tuesday night.
Smith Goes Wild With 28 In Buckeyes' 80-63 WinLenzelle Smith Jr. more than doubled his career high with 28 on Sunday to lead No. 5 Ohio State to a surprisingly easy 80-63 victory over seventh-ranked Indiana.
Illinois Gets Revenge, Crushes Indiana 72-48The Fighting Illini got revenge for an earlier defeat at the hands of the Hoosiers and improved their chances for an NCAA tournament bid on Saturday by dominating Indiana 72-48 in Champaign.
Wildcats Hold Off Illini For 71-70 WinThe Northwestern Wildcats snapped a three-game losing streak, taking a big early lead over Illinois and then holding on for a narrow victory in Evanston on Saturday.
No. 1 Buckeyes Hold Off No. 22 Fighting IlliniThe No. 22 Fighting Illini made a game of it, but couldn't pull out the win against the No. 1 Buckeyes on Saturday, commiting a late turnover as Ohio State pulled out the 73-68 win over Illinois.
Tisdale Leads Fighting Illini Over Western MichiganIllinois coach Bruce Weber said his Fighting Illini played their best first half of the season on Saturday, when they took a 25-point lead into halftime.