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Illinois Rolls Past Southern with Convincing Win

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In a commanding showcase of strength, No. 23 Illinois dominated their encounter against Southern on Sunday night at the State Farm Center, securing an emphatic 88-60 victory, marking their second win in three days. The Fighting Illini established their dominance from the start, orchestrating an impressive display in the paint, tallying an astounding 62 points inside, a feat not seen since 2019. Their offensive prowess was evident as they hit a season-high of 88 points, showcasing remarkable accuracy with a 57.1% shooting efficiency from the field. nfr live