Shannon leads No. 23 Illinois against Valparaiso after 21-point outing
Thu, Nov 16, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
Valparaiso Beacons (2-1) at Illinois Fighting Illini (2-1)
Champaign, Illinois; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Illinois takes on the Valparaiso Beacons after Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 21 points in Illinois' 71-64 loss to the Marquette Golden Eagles.
Illinois finished 20-13 overall with a 15-2 record at home during the 2022-23 season. The Fighting Illini averaged 74.3 points per game while allowing opponents to score 67.2 last season.
Valparaiso finished 5-16 in MVC play and 2-12 on the road a season ago. The Beacons averaged 5.8 steals, 2.6 blocks and 11.9 turnovers per game last season.
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