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Egwu, Black lead Illini basketball past Purdue

Illinois' Leron Black grabs the offensive rebound during the game against Purdue at State Farm Center on Jan. 21, 2015. The Illini won 66-57.

January 22, 2015

On a night in which Purdue played two players over 7-feet tall, it was Illinois’ big men who stood the tallest. The Illinois men’s basketball team shut down Purdue’s two centers, holding them to a combined 10 points and nine rebounds, and came away with a hard-fought 66-57 win Wednesday night a...