The Daily Illini

Illinois basketball eliminated early from Big Ten tournament

Illinois' Malcolm Hill (21) attempts to get past Michigan's defense during the game at United Center in Chicago, Illinois during the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 12, 2015. The Illini lost 73-55.

By Sean Neumann

March 12, 2015

CHICAGO — The spark wouldn’t stay lit for the Illini and their Big Ten tournament run ended as quickly as it began Thursday. Their NCAA tournament hopes likely died along with it.   Illinois was eliminated in the second round of the conference tournament, falling to Michigan 73-55 at the United...