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 width=>>Illinois State Downs DePaul

Paris Lee converted a four-point play to spark a 12-3 run in the final minute, pushing Illinois State past DePaul 78-72 on Sunday night.

Billy Garrett Jr.'s layup gave DePaul a 58-49 lead with 8:16 remaining. Illinois State answered with a 17-9 run to pull within 69-66 with 1:15 left before Lee made it 70-69 with 58 seconds to go.

Daishon Knight's three-point play pushed the Redbirds' lead to 73-69. Garrett split a pair of free throws to make it 73-70, but Illinois State made five of six from the line to seal it.

Knight scored 25 points. MiKyle McIntosh added 14 points, and Reggie Lynch 13 points and 13 rebounds for Illinois State (5-3).

Jamee Crockett scored 22 points, and Tommy Hamilton IV had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead DePaul (6-3). Durrell McDonald dished out five assists for the Blue Demons.

 width=>>Illinois Falls To Oregon in Chicago

The Oregon Ducks played their best game of the season to race past Illinois at the United Center in Chicago.

Oregon used an 11-0 run to turn a four-point deficit into a seven-point lead with 1:31 left. Illinois was scoreless for 4:34 during that span.

Joseph Young scored 15 points and Dwayne Benjamin added 13 for the Ducks, who were playing their first true road game of the season.

Rorie scored 11 and Elgin Cook had 10.

Rayvonte Rice tied his career high with 29 points for the Illini, who led by as many as 13 and fell to 35-13 all-time at the United Center.Oregon shot 46 percent from the field to Illinois' 36 percent. The Ducks also scored 40 points in the paint to the Illini's 20.

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
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#4 Louisville Cardinals 68, UNC-Wilmington Seahawks 57
#7 Villanova Wildcats 85, Temple Owls 62
#13 Iowa State Cyclones 88, Southern Jaguars 78
#17 Washington Huskies 81, Eastern Washington Eagles 77
Tennessee Volunteers 67, #19 Butler Bulldogs 55
#21 West Virginia Mountaineers 69, Marshall Thundering Herd 66
#23 Michigan State Spartans 87, Oakland Golden Grizzlies 61

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