Illinois Captures NIT Opener


Published on March 20 2014 6:16 am
Last Updated on March 20 2014 6:28 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.



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