McKenzie scores 23 in Illini win over Butler


CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — Adalia McKenzie had a career-high day, scoring 23 points in Illins’ 78-66 win over Butler. McKenzie is now the first freshman guard since 2017 to score 20+ points in a game.

Junior De’Myla Brown also scored in double-digits, including a 10-point run to spark and Illinois run in the third quarter, scoring 27 points for their most productive quarter of the season. Kendall Bostic added a game-high 13 rebounds, with just two points shy of a double-double.

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