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Illinois Upsets No. 1 Ranked Indiana At Buzzer

What a win!

Score: Illinois 74, No. 1 Indiana 72

Stars: Illinois:D. Richardson 23 Pts, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk. Indiana: C. Zeller 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl.

Story: Illinois defeated the No. 1 ranked team in the nation.

After losing six of their last seven games, the Illini came out tonight and beat the No. 1 ranked team in the nation, the Indiana Hoosiers. After senior Tyler Griffey made a wide open layup at the buzzer off a baseline inbounds pass, Illinois took the win 74-72.

Trailing 41-29 at halftime, it didn’t look good for the Illini.

But with the score tied, Indiana’s Victor Oladipo turned the ball over and recovered to block a layup attempt by D.J. Richardson out of bounds with less than one second left on the clock.

With .9 seconds left, Griffey took an inbounds pass from Brandon Paul and had an open shot into the basket to upset Indiana.

It was mayhem afterwards.