A look back at Illinois’ 57-49 win over Colorado on Friday:
Why Illinois won: In a game of streaks, the Fighting Illini struck last. In fact, by winning the streak battle 2-1, Illinois demonstrated what the battle-tested toughness and maturity of having two seniors and a graduate student in the starting lineup can mean. And the Illini definitely needed it against Colorado.
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