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Highlights: Illinois falls to No. 5 Iowa, 77-65

D.J. Williams scored a career-high 8 points against the Hawkeyes.

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Game Notes (Via FightingIllini.com)

Illinois is 82-71 all-time against Iowa, including a 61-16 mark against the Hawkeyes in Champaign.

D.J. Williams scored a career-best eight points, all in the second half. He added four rebounds, including two offensive boards, in 15 minutes of actions. Illinois was +2 with Williams on the court.

Jalen Coleman-Lands led the Illini with 17 points on 5-of-10 from three-point range, his second straight game with 5+ three-pointers made. Coleman-Lands is 11-of-25 (44%) from three in the last two games.

Malcolm Hill scored 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting and added a team-best eight rebounds. The Big Ten's leading scorer has not scored in double-figures in every game this season and in 29 straight games dating back to last season.

Maverick Morgan scored 10 points after tallying 20 at Rutgers Feb. 3. Morgan scored in double digits in back-to-back games for the first time in his career. He also tied his season high with seven rebounds.

Illinois committed just 10 turnovers, turning it over at a 14.3 percent rate. The Fighting Illini entered the game third in the nation in turnover rate (14.3 percent) and 12th in the NCAA in fewest turnovers per game (10.2).