7:00 PM ET, January 20, 2009
State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- When Ohio State was stopping 7-foot-1 center Mike Tisdale early in the game, Illinois coach Bruce Weber pulled him.
• Illinois snapped a five-game losing streak to Ohio State.
• Four players scored in double-figures for Illinois including 13 points from Demetri McCamey. Illinois is 10-2 this season when McCamey scores in double-figures.
• Tuesday was the worst road conference loss for Ohio State since losing to Illinois on Jan. 5, 2005 by 19 (84-65).
• B.J. Mullens finished with a team-high 14 points and has scored in double-figures in five straight games. He had only two double-digit games in the previous 12.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-46 (.413)||27-57 (.474)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-15 (.267)||6-22 (.273)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-15 (.467)||7-11 (.636)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|