No. 15 Miami tops No. 24 Illinois

Coral Gables, FL ( – Deandre Burnett scored 19 points and
No. 15 Miami beat No. 24 Illinois 70-61 on Tuesday night as part of the
ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Manu Lecomte added 15 points and Sheldon McClellan had 14 for the Hurricanes
(8-0), who have won their first eight games for the first time in five years.

Rayvonte Rice had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead Illinois (6-1) and Malcolm
Hill scored 13.