Illinois 77, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 63

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Deron Williams and Dee Brown led the way for Illinois in a 77-to-63 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee Thursday night, in NCAA men's basketball tournament action at Rosemont, Illinois.

The two combined for 42 points, ten assists and some nasty defense in the win that sends top-ranked Illinois to the final game of the Chicago Regional.

Williams had 21 points and Brown also had 21, including 15 from
three-point range.

Illinois improved to a 35-and-1 record.

Milwaukee was led by Joah Tucker with a career-high 32 points.

The Panthers end the season with a record of 26-and-6, including the first two NCAA Division One tournament victories in school history.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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