December 30, 2008
COL BKB: Illinois 71, Purdue 67 (OT)
The Illinois Fighting Illini used a balanced attack led by Mike Tisdale's 18 points Tuesday to upset the 11th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers 71-67 in overtime.
Alex Legion and Mike Davis each had 12 points for the Illini (13-1, 1-0 Big Ten), who have won seven straight games. Trent Meacham added 11 points and Demetri McCamey 10.
Lewis Jackson scored 11 points and Robbie Hummel had 11 rebounds in the loss.