Led by Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn, the Illini picked up their first conference win of the season Sunday. Illinois hosted Purdue, defeating the Boilermakers 84-70.
Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn combined for 52 points, with 30 from Hill and 22 from Nunn.
The Illini improved to 9-8 overall and 1-3 in the conference. Purdue, who was ranked #20 going into the game, fell to 14-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.