Late Illini run not enough to beat the Huskers


CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — Illinois cut Nebraska’s lead to seven midway through the fourth quarter but couldn’t get it any closer in a 77-67 loss Thursday night at State Farm Center.

Urbana native Arieal Scott led all scorers with 23 points, with fellow Illini Alex Wittinger adding 14. The Illini fall to 9-8 on the season and 1-5 in Big Ten play.

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