Hill, who scored 22 points, passed former Big Ten Player of the Year Brian Cook on the school’s all-time scoring list. Cook starred for the Illini in the early 2000s, and played a pivotal role on the 2001 team that made the Elite Eight.
Hill was 6-of-16 from the floor, including 3-of-8 from behind the arc and 7-of-10 from the free throw line. He now has 1,759 career points, just 53 points shy of tying Dee Brown for third on the all-time list.
At a glance
These are the 11 players to score 1,500 or more points in University of Illinois history: