Lakers center Robert Sacre got to keep playing last night despite picking up his sixth foul.
Meyers Leonard scored 21 points and helped Illinois hold No. 19 Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre to two second-half points Saturday in an 82-75 upset.
Notre Dame is off to a great start with their now 9-1 record. Gonzanga made a strong push during the second half, but the Irish continued to out-score the Bulldogs.
Illinois out-shot the Bulldogs in both halves of the game Saturday, launching a barrage of three-pointers for the 73-61 victory.