LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii (WCIA) -- Less than 15 hours after their loss to Gonzaga, the Illini were back on the court in Hawaii against Iowa State. Illinois lead at the half but Iowa State shot lights out in the second half to pull away for the win.
MAUI, HAWAII (WCIA) -- Trent Frazier cleared concussion protocol and put the Illini on his back scoring a game high 29 points including a 4-point play with 1:01 to play to cut the lead to two, but No. 3 Gonzaga closed out a late 84-78 victory Monday night in the Maui Invitational.
MAUI, HAWAII (WCIA) -- The Illinois men's basketball team opens up play in the Maui Jim Invitational on Monday night taking on No. 3 Gonzaga. The tournament is one of the most prestigious in all of college basketball, in large part because of the venue its played in. WCIA 3 Sports Director Bret Beherns has more on the Lahaina Civic Center.
MAUI, HAWAII (WCIA) -- Tom Borgsmiller has always wanted to come to the Maui Invitational, so this year the Springfield native packed his bags along with his wife Therse, crossing one of the biggest bucket list items off his list.