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Abrams’ clutch performance propels Illinois over Missouri

Illinois' Tracy Abrams gets a hug from head coach John Groce after a 65-64 win against Missouri in the Braggin' Rights game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

December 22, 2013

After a couple stellar performances against UNLV and IPFW over Thanksgiving break I called Rayvonte Rice the “go-to player” of the Illinois men’s basketball team. Maybe I spoke too soon. Tracy Abrams took the role as the primary scorer of the Illini down the stretch in a 65-64 win over No. 23 M...