Illinois Just Misses Win Over Michigan
Published on March 15 2014 1:32 pm
Last Updated on March 15 2014 1:32 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
Jordan Morgan's layup with 7.9 seconds left lifted top-seeded Michigan to a 64-63 win over Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Big 10 Tournament Friday.
Michigan improved to 24-7 and will play Ohio State in Saturday's semifinals.
Tracy Abrams and Rayvonte Rice scored 11 points each for the Fighting Illini, who fell to 19-14.
Illinois head coach John Groce said it was a tough loss, but he's very proud of the way his guys fought. The Illini lost to the Wolverines by more than 30 points earlier this month.