The lead went back-and-forth late, but the Ducks prevailed
Balanced Illini attack had five players scoring in double digits.
Illini took the lead early in Atlanta and never looked back.
Yellow Jackets win one for ACC in Big 10/ACC Challenge, 67-64
John Groce’s Illini (7-0) trailed by 8 points at halftime
Rayvonte Rice scored game-winner with 27 seconds left
Illinois is 5-0 on the season; 11-0 all-time against the Cougars.
John Groce says Illinois had landed hometowner Michael Finke & Leron Black from Memphis.
Chicago area’s Cliff Alexander picks Kansas over Illini
It’s the 14th straight year the Illini open with two or more wins.