High 25 roundup: Illinois rallies, tops No. 21 Northwestern



Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 24 of his 26 factors within the second half Thursday evening as Illinois rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit to cease No. 21 Northwestern 66-62 in Champaign, Ailing.

Shannon drove for a layup with 1:16 left to snap a 61-61 tie, then sealed the result by making two foul photographs with 2.7 seconds remaining.

Matthew Mayer added 14 factors, all within the second half, because the Preventing Illini (19-9, 10-7 Large Ten) avenged a January loss to the Wildcats and stayed alive for a double-bye in subsequent month’s convention match.

Boo Buie starred in defeat for Northwestern (20-8, 11-6) with a game-high 35 factors, canning 6 of 11 from the 3-point arc. Brooks Barnhizer scored 11 for the Wildcats,who have been enjoying their first sport as a ranked staff this season.

No. 4 UCLA 78, Utah 71

The Bruins went on a late, 7-0 run that slammed the door on the Utes’ rally effort and UCLA emerged with a win over Utah in Salt Lake Metropolis.

Jaime Jaquez Jr. capped his team-high 23-point effort with a 3-pointer off the dribble on the 1:03 mark, pushing UCLA’s (24-4, 15-2 Pac-12) result in 10 factors and successfully sealing the win. Tyger Campbell scored 18 factors and Dylan Andrews tallied 10. Jaquez grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.

Mike Saunders Jr. posted a game-high 25 factors for the Utes (17-12, 10-8). Marco Anthony pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds for Utah and notched 9 factors.

No. 12 Gonzaga 97, San Diego 72

Drew Timme recorded 22 factors and 13 rebounds and the Bulldogs remained alive for a share of the West Coast Convention regular-season title with a trouncing of the Toreros in Spokane, Wash.

Ben Gregg matched his profession better of 18 factors and grabbed seven rebounds, and Julian Strawther added 17 factors because the Bulldogs (24-5, 13-2 WCC) gained their fifth consecutive sport. Nolan Hickman added 10 factors for Gonzaga.

The Bulldogs are one sport behind first-place Saint Mary’s getting into Saturday’s regular-season finale in opposition to the Gaels in Spokane. Gonzaga has gained or shared the title in every of the previous 10 seasons. Jase Townsend scored 15 factors, and Marcellus Earlington and Deven Dahlke added 11 apiece for San Diego (11-18, 4-11), which misplaced its fourth straight sport and twelfth within the final 16.

No. 15 Saint Mary’s 83, Pacific 52

Logan Johnson continued his latest scoring run with 29 factors and the Gaels clinched at the very least a share of the West Coast Convention regular-season title by dismantling the Tigers in Moraga, Calif.

Alex Ducas added 17 factors, seven rebounds and 4 blocked photographs and Mitchell Saxen had 11 factors and 6 boards for Saint Mary’s (25-5, 14-1 WCC). Saint Mary’s can declare the outright title when it faces No. 12 Gonzaga in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Spokane, Wash. Saint Mary’s gained the primary assembly.

Jordan Ivy-Curry scored 11 factors for Pacific (13-17, 6-9), which misplaced its third straight sport and fell for the fifth time previously six. The Tigers have dropped 16 of the previous 17 conferences with the Gaels.

–Discipline Degree Media