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Turnovers do in Auburn in 81-79 loss to Illinois

Updated: December 29, 2012, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- It wasn't hard to pinpoint why Auburn lost to No. 12 Illinois on Saturday. Twenty turnovers will do the trick.

While the Tigers kept coughing it up, Tracy Abrams scored 27 points to lead the Illini to an 81-79 victory.

Auburn coach Tony Barbee was not happy.

"We just have to take care of the basketball, it's plain and simple," he said. "Illinois didn't press us one possession and we ended up with 20 (turnovers). If you watch them play, they're active with their hands, ...

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