: #19 Illinois 80, #7 Iowa 75
- Tonight’s loss snapped Iowa’s three-game Big Ten road win streak.
- Tonight was the only regular season contest between Iowa and Illinois.
- There were 22 lead changes and eight ties in tonight’s game.
- Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza led the Hawkeyes with 19 points each. Wieskamp tied a career high with five 3-pointers (North Carolina).
- Connor McCaffery surpassed his season high in scoring the first eight minutes of the first half. McCaffery finished the contest with 11 points.
- Keegan Murray started his first collegiate game tonight. The true freshman led the squad in rebounding (8).
- Jordan Bohannon dished out a team-best five assists tonight, surpassing Andre Woolridge for second on Iowa’s career assists chart.