Illini drop fourth straight at home

"Unfortunately, our answer now is to foul and be undisciplined. I didn't think our defense was very good in the second half. We have to trust one another more out there. We have to trust our system more.

"You can't be on five different islands defensively. It's a team game as much on the defensive end as on the offensive end. In this league, if you don't guard, you will be very ineffective. We have holes in our defense now that we need to patch."

Tupper





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