Purdue Pete’s excited over 66-58 victory, sending Illini to third straight loss.
Wildcats had lost four straight overall and three in a row in Big Ten conference play.
Badgers stay unbeaten with 95-70 home win.
Missouri’s 21st, Illinois’ 23rd in first poll of new calendar year.
It took overtime play, but Illinois prevailed 83-80.
Illini guard wins 2nd “Player of the Week” title on the season
John Groce’s Fighting Illini win game at United Center, 74-60
Tigers drop from 23rd to 25th after loss to Illinois.
Fighting Illini made two free throws with less than 5 seconds to play to break Mizzou’s win streak.
#23 Missouri vs. Illinois set for another St. Louis showdown