Scores

Final

Illinois 57

(15-8, 7-3 Big Ten)

Iowa 49

(8-15, 2-8 Big Ten)

8:30 PM ET, February 3, 2010

Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa

1 2 T
ILL 35 2257
IOWA 27 2249

Top Performers

Illinois: D. McCamey 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast

Iowa: M. Gatens 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk

McCamey's all-around game carries Illinois past Iowa

Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Illinois took care of business against Iowa on Wednesday night. Now the Illini can focus on Saturday's showdown with No. 5 Michigan State.

Demetri McCamey scored 15 points, grabbed seven rebounds and collected seven assists as Illinois tripped Iowa for the fifth straight time 57-49.

Illinois, in a three-way tie for second in the Big Ten, can pull within one game of Michigan State with a victory at home Saturday night.

McCamey, who leads the Big Ten in assists, scored the last six points of the first half as Illinois (15-8, 7-3) grabbed a 35-27 lead at intermission. The Hawkeyes (8-15, 2-8) pulled within three points late in the game but could never tie or take the lead.

Mike Tisdale had 14 points and seven rebounds for Illinois. D.J. Richardson added 11 points.

Matt Gatens topped Iowa (8-15, 2-8) with 12 points. Jarryd Cole scored 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ILL
IOWA
Points 57 49
FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 16-54 (.296)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 8-28 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 9-12 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 3

2009-10 Season

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