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NCAA Game Summary - Illinois at Minnesota



(Wednesday, February 19th)

Final Score: Illinois 62, Minnesota 49

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendrick Nunn netted 19 points and Nnanna Egwu posted a double-double to lead the Illinois Fighting Illini to a 62-49 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Big Ten action at Williams Arena.

Egwu tallied 14 points, 11 rebounds as well as four blocks for Illinois (15-12, 4-10 Big Ten), which had lost 10 of its previous 11 games. Tracy Abrams chipped in 13 points and six assists to the winning cause.

Andre Hollins finished with 15 points for Minnesota (17-10, 6-8). Maurice Walker and Austin Hollins each chipped in 10 points.

It was Minnesota that led at halftime, 27-24, after both teams struggled in the opening frame. The Golden Gophers shot at a 36.7 percent clip, which was slightly better than Illinois' 32 percent showing.

After the intermission, the Illini heated up to 55 percent shooting, as they blew past Minnesota, which had only eight field goals in the final 20 minutes.

Minnesota lost despite outscoring Illinois, 24-16, in the paint. The Illini had the scoring edge from 3-point range (24-12).

02/20 00:01:18 ET

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