Teams square-off Saturday in Champaign.
Marvin McNutt sets school record for TD catches
The Illini needed to prove they could win on the road, stay among the shrinking unbeaten ranks and prove that those last three 3-point victories were the aberration, not the norm.
Pat Knight had only one winning season in 2009-10 at Texas Tech after taking over for Bob Knight at midseason in February 2008.
Win clinches a first round bye for Illini in Big 10 Tourney
It was Indiana’s first win over a ranked team in 20 tries.