NCAA Football: Illinois 70, Richmond 61

By dustincraigo

Cancun, Mexico- Illinois sophomore center, Meyers Leonard, posted a double-double to help the Illini in their victory over the Richmond Spiders last Tuesday. Leonard posted 22 points and 12 rebounds in their victory. Illinois defeated Richmond 70-61 in the Cancun Challenge. The largest lead Illinois had was by 18 points. Richmond never obtained the lead.

Illinois will continue the Cancun Challenge against Illinois State.

Top Performers

Points- Meyers Leonard- 22

Rebounds- Meyers Leonard- 12

Assists- Sam Maniscalco- 3

Steals- Meyers Leonard- 1

Blocks- Meyers Leonard- 5

Team Stats

FG- 22 of 52 (0.423)

3-Point- 3 of 10 (0.300)

Free Throws- 23 of 28 (0.821)

Fouls- 19

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