Illini Blazed Past The Sun Devils

Bruce Weber's Fighting Illini were in fifth gear last night as they sailed past the Arizona State Sun Devils 77-54.



Senior forward Brian Randle also scored 17 points but he managed to grab eight rebounds in this contest.

Coach Bruce Weber was able to play all fifteen players last night saving a lot of energy for the semifinal match-up with the Duke Blue Devils at 8:30 (CT) later this evening.

Illinois shot 57.4 from the filed (27-for-47), with great shooting from 3-point range connecting 10-for-17 and 13-18 from the foul line.

Alexander, Rodney 5-8, 17

Randle, Brian 8-12, 17

Pruitt, Shaun. 4-6, 9

Meacham, Trent. 2-4, 6

Frazier, Chester g 3-4, 9

Hicks, Chris 0-0, 0

Jordan, Jeff 0-1, 1

Holdren, Steve 0-1, 0

Davis, Mike 0-0, 0

Brock, Calvin 1-4, 2

Cole, Bill 0-1, 2

McCamey, Demetri. 2-4, 6

Carlwell, Brian 0-0, 0

Semrau, Richard. 0-0, 0

Tisdale, Mike 2-2, 8


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