Leron Black with the hot sizzle! I don't think it's too early to declare that Illinois basketball, even when they struggle, will be much more enjoyable to watch this season— Alex Roux (@arouxBTN) November 12, 2017
Illinois made 5 of its final 6 shots of the half to enter the break with a 44-29 lead. pic.twitter.com/98ZMZx0e5B— Illini Stats & Notes (@IlliniStats) November 13, 2017
#Illini are now 4-12 from deep and are shooting 55% from the field. Still have 10 TO though and committed 9 1st half fouls. 44-29 at half.— Erich Fisher (@ETFisher24) November 12, 2017
3 freshman guards in the game right now for the #Illini. Smith, Williams and Frazier.— Erich Fisher (@ETFisher24) November 13, 2017
Illinois with some sloppy plays and mental mistakes and can't put the Skyhawks away. Lead is 51-36 with 15:53 to go.Need another spurt to end this one.— Brad Sturdy (@Sturdy32) November 13, 2017
#Illini have been scoreless from the field for the last 3 minutes now. UT Martin on an 11-0 run, trailing Illinois 51-44 with 14:30 left— The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) November 13, 2017
Nichols travel.#Illini with 15 TOs— Orri Benatar (@obenatar512) November 13, 2017
UT-Martin has same amount.
53-47 with 12:13 left.
oh no, a winthropesque flashback pic.twitter.com/Ben8vmu4Fo— ILLINI BASKETBALL UNDEFEATED (@IllinoisLoyalty) November 13, 2017
Timeout with 8:05 to play. #Illini lead 63-51. Leron Black with 17 points, 7 rebounds. Mark Smith with 13 points.— Mark Tupper (@MarkTupper) November 13, 2017
"He's alright, his bun just got messed up," Underwood says to the officials after Finke is slow down the court after an apparent poke to the eye #illini— Will Gerard (@WillGerard10) November 13, 2017
Kipper ▶️Finke pic.twitter.com/PWokgfQ8nh— ILLINI BASKETBALL UNDEFEATED (@IllinoisLoyalty) November 13, 2017
Fatodd Lewis makes it a 3-point game, 77-74 #Illini. Illinois misses shot on other end and UT-Martin has a chance to tie with 00.7 seconds remaining in the game.— Erich Fisher (@ETFisher24) November 13, 2017
Illinois had a 16 point lead with 3:48 remaining and now UT-Martin has chance to tie with 0.9. That's... something to work on.— Robert (@ALionEye) November 13, 2017