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NCAA Game Summary - Illinois vs. Auburn



(Sunday, December 8)

Final Score: Illinois 81, Auburn 62

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rayvonte Rice poured in 22 points as the Illinois Fighting Illini completed an 81-62 rout of the Auburn Tigers in a non-conference matchup at Philips Arena.

Tracy Abrams contributed 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Illinois (8-1). Jon Ekey added 14 points and six boards.

K.T. Harrell paced Auburn (4-3) with 23 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field. Tahj Shamsid-Deen chipped in 13 points and four assists.

The Fighting Illini took control in the early stages of the contest and took a 41-17 lead into the break after they hit on 55.6 percent of their field goal attempts including 7-of-13 from beyond the arc in the opening 20 minutes of action. Auburn was limited to 6-of-32 shooting from the floor in the first half.

The Tigers improved to shoot 51.7 percent from the field in the second half, but Illinois hit on 63 percent of its attempts from the floor to protect its advantage.

Although Auburn outscored Illinois, 14-5, at the free-throw line, the Fighting Illini still prevailed thanks to their 12-of-23 efficiency from behind the 3- point line.

12/08 17:11:25 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
CHA 64
DET 53
 
Final
PHI 9
ATL 2
Final
MIN 4
BOS 4
Final
HOU 3
DET 2
Final
NYY 0
TAM 3
Final
BOS 7
TOR 9
Final
MIA 8
WAS 0
Final
NYM 4
STL 5
Final
OAK 4
ANA 1
Final
KAN 4
LOS 4
Final
CIN 0
ARI 3
Final
SEA 4
CWS 12
Final
SFG 5
CLE 2
Final
CHC 11
MIL 7
Final
CWS 2
SDP 8
Final
COL 10
TEX 4
6th
BAL 1
PIT 2
 
3rd
CHA 64
DET 53
 
3rd
WAS 74
PHI 49
 
3rd
ORL 50
SAN 69
 
2nd
NYK 45
BRK 52
 
Half
BOS 50
IND 39
 
1st
MIL 19
CHI 25
 
1st
OKC 21
DAL 24
 
1st
HOU 22
SAC 21
 
1st
MIN 24
TOR 26
 
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UTA
DEN
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POR
LAC
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LAL
NOP
1st
LAMON 16
LOYC 16
 
1st Intermission
BUF 1
TOR 1
 
1st
PIT 1
PHI 0
 
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ANA
EDM
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SJS
COL