Ben Brust hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the second-seeded Badgers who jumped to a 14-point lead in the first half and never let up on the overmatched Bears.
Bo Ryan’s Wisconsin squad leaves Champaign with 75-63 victory.
Badgers stay unbeaten with 95-70 home win.
Loe, McBroom, & Evans all scored in double figures for the Billikens
Badgers score early, often in 56-31 win at Champaign.
Illini & Badgers are 36-36-7 all-time. Wisconsin has won 7 of last 8 meetings.
Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.
Wentzville Mo. native improves 40 yard dash time at Wisconsin pro day.
Illinois now 1-3 in Big 10.