Illinois Captures NIT Opener

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Published on March 20 2014 10:16 am
Last Updated on March 20 2014 10:28 am
Written by Millie Lange

Illinois Edges Boston In NIT Opener

(Boston, MA)  --  Rayvonte Rice racked up 28 points and eight rebounds as Illinois edged Boston U 66-62 in the opening round of the NIT in Boston.  Malcolm Hill added 10 points and eight boards for the second-seeded Fighting Illini, who will clash with third-seeded Clemson in round two on Sunday.

 

OTHER GAMES:

SMU 68, UC Irvine 54

LSU 71, San Francisco 63

California 77, Utah Valley 64

Southern Miss 66, Toledo 59

Louisiana Tech 89, Iona 88

Georegia 63, Vermont 56