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Teammate: Illini's Wilson hospitalized after stabbing

Updated: December 14, 2008, 12:00 AM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Illinois sophomore linebacker Martez Wilson was hospitalized after being stabbed during a fight at a Champaign bar, one of Wilson's teammates told ESPN.com.

Wilson was helping a former teammate at 2 a.m. Friday when he was stabbed outside Fubar. But coach Ron Zook said Saturday that Wilson did the right thing.

"The guy did exactly what I would want him to do," Zook said. "If a person sees a person in stress, he should come to his aid."

Wilson is recovering after surgery ...

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