Their game on Saturday wasn't at all kind to Illinois, but their most recent match may have softened the blow. They blew past Minnesota 55-31. The win was some much needed relief for Illinois as it spelled the end of their three-game losing streak.
Illinois's victory brought them up to 4-5. Minnesota's defeat pushes them down to 4-5.
Next week Illinois will take on Nebraska at 12:11 p.m. Illinois will be hoping to continue their now three-game streak of scoring more points each contest than the last. Minnesota will take on Purdue at home at 12:11 p.m. Minnesota's defense better steel itself: Purdue are averaging 33.44 points per game.