Redshirt sophomore Wes Lunt was injured in Saturday’s loss to Purdue.
Purdue Pete’s excited over 66-58 victory, sending Illini to third straight loss.
It’s the first Big 10 football win for the Illini in 21 tries.
The win was the third straight for Illinois , which is clawing its way back into the postseason picture.
Boilermakers score 68-61 upset over #11 Illini.
Boilermakers win Big Ten battle 67-62.
Bruce Weber’s team loses its first conference game, second overall this season.
Illini drops to 6-2 and may fall out of Top 25 rankings
Wesclin (Ill) HS grad leaving Purdue staff for MVC coaching opportunity
Purdue announced that they have reached agreement with Matt Painter on a new eight-year contract through the 2018-19 season.