Illini take Braggin’ Rights against Mizzou and Bradley takes Sun Bowl Invitational title

Published: Dec. 22, 2021 at 11:25 PM CST
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(Heart of Illinois ABC) - The Illini officially snapped their three-game losing skid to Missouri Wednesday night with a dominating 88-63 win in the annual Braggin’ Rights game down in St. Louis. Trent Frazier had 15 points, Alfonso Plummer added in 22 points, and Kofi Cockburn had 25 points and 14 rebounds in the win. Illinois (9-3) has now won seven of its last eight games

Bradley kept up its recent winning ways with a 73-66 win over UTEP in the Sun Bowl Invitational Championship Game. Terry Roberts had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Malevy Leons chipped in 11 points and 7 rebounds, and Jayson Kent had 10 points off the bench. Bradley (7-6) is now above .500 for the first time this season and have won six of its last seven games.

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