|Big Ten Tournament - Iowa Downs Illinois 83-62 - Match Report|
Iowa cruised to victory on Thursday, running Illinois out of the gym and running up a 83-62 score at United Center.
Iowa was a favorite by -4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Iowa got 17 points from Nicholas Baer and another 13 points from Joe Wieskamp. Connor McCaffery contributed 8 assists, while Joe Wieskamp cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Illinois got 12 points from Giorgi Bezhanishvili in a losing cause and another 11 points from Trent Frazier. Ayo Dosunmu contributed 6 assists for them, while Giorgi Bezhanishvili had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Iowa were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 24-23.