Slow Start Costs NIU GameNorthern Illinois had a rough start facing the Missouri Tigers. They finished the first half scoring only 17 points. A second-half push showed the Huskies could compete but they had already fallen too far behind.
Wisch: Did Mike Tisdale's Foul Need To Be Called Intentional?Merry Christmas, Illini Nation. Bah, humbug. For Illinois basketball fans, there are few – if any – things worse than losing to Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights battle.