Seventh-seeded Illinois, with Brandon Paul scoring 16 points, had the final run for a 57-49 NCAA Tournament win over the Colorado Buffaloes.
Trey Burke helped No. 8 Michigan pull away in the second half Thursday to down Penn State 83-66 and reach the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Trey Burke heated up in the second half to finish with 26 points Sunday and No. 7 Michigan emerged with a 71-58 victory over Illinois.
Tyler Griffey scored 16 points and Tracy Abrams connected on a game-clinching 3-pointer Sunday, allowing Illinois to hold off No. 18 Minnesota 57-53.
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A layup by Tyler Griffey on an inbounds play at the buzzer Thursday gave Illinois a shocking 74-72 win over top-ranked Indiana.
Trey Burke struck for 19 points Sunday and No. 2 Michigan made a case for the nation's top ranking with a 74-60 spanking of Illinois.
Jared Berggren and Traevon Jackson combined for 29 points Saturday and Wisconsin breezed to a 74-51 victory over No. 13 Illinois.
Brandon Paul netted 14 points and D.J. Richardson added 11 Tuesday, helping 10th-ranked Illinois shake off Norfolk State 64-54.
Brandon Paul canned five 3-pointers on his way to 35 points Saturday, lifting No. 14 Illinois to an 85-74 decision over 10th-ranked Gonzaga.