Coppin State

Assembly Hall in Champaign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Richardson Leads No. 24 Illini Over Coppin State

In an attempt to slow the 7-foot-1 Illinois center, Mitchell and Coppin State turned to a zone-heavy defense, but the hot-shooting Illini handled it with ease in an 80-63 win over the Eagles on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011