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Illini Fall to Wisconsin

The Fighting Illini fell to Wisconsin, 74-68 in Big Ten basketball Sunday.  Illinois’ Joseph Bertrand had a team high 17 points in a losing cause as five Illini players hit double figures.  Nnanna Egwu scored 14 points while Brandon Paul chipped in with 13.  Illinois dropped to 15-and-8 (2-and-7 in the Big Ten) while the Badgers improved to 15-and-7 (6-and-3 in the conference).

Illinois went 2-13 from the three-point line at Assembly Hall Sunday.  The Illini will host Indiana Thursday night in Champaign.  

Illinois basketball coach John Groce says the defense is letting the team down:



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