The Illinois Fighting Illini visit Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana on Thursday to play the No. 21 ranked Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten tilt. The Illini Illinois fell to 4-9 in the season following a 73-71 upset loss in overtime to FAU. In the loss, Ayo Dosunmu was the high scorer for Illinois with 21 points, while Aaron Jordan added 20.
Indiana improved to 11-2 on the season following Saturday’s 94-64 rout of Jacksonville. The Hoosiers were led by Juwan Morgan who posted a triple-double for just the second time in Indiana basketball history with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
Trent Frazier leads Illinois in scoring with an average of 15.9 points per game. Aaron Jordan leads the team in rebounds with an average of 5.3 per game. The leader in assists is Ayo Dosunmu with an average of 3.0 per game. Illinois is shooting 42.6% from the field and 36.0% from 3-point territory.
Romeo Langford leads Indiana in scoring with an average of 17.5 points per game. Juwan Morgan is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 16.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. Devonte Green is the leader in assists with an average of 3.7 per game. Indiana is shooting 52.9% from the field and 37.0% from 3-point territory.