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Illinois Falls 96-88 to Purdue - Recap

Purdue earned a 96-88 victory over Illinois on Monday, getting 22 points from Sasha Stefanovic at State Farm Center.

Purdue was an underdog by +1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Zach Edey had 20 points for Purdue and Jaden Ivey chipped in with 19 points. Trevion Williams had 5 assists for them, while Sasha Stefanovic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Illinois got a 24-point performance from Alfonso Plummer, who was supported by 20 points from Andre Curbelo. Trent Frazier had 6 assists in a losing cause for Illinois, while Da'Monte Williams grabbed 6 rebounds.

Purdue was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 42 boards, while Illinois only had 35

Purdue looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Indiana. Illinois will aim to get back on the winning track at Maryland.