CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Eight straight points from Joseph Bertrand fueled a game-closing Illinois run Wednesday and the No. 22 Illini pulled away for a 75-62 win over Georgia Tech.
Illinois remained unbeaten in eight games, but found itself trailing 58-54 inside the 7-minute mark.
Bertrand hit two 3-pointers and then threw home a dunk to ignite a 21-4 surge that finished off the contest.
Georgia Tech was led by Kammeon Holsey with 14 points. The Yellow Jackets (4-2) have dropped two out of three.