Notre Dame vs. Illinois: The Fighting Irish lost to the Fighting Illini 82-72. Illinois led by as many as 16 in the second half before Notre Dame fought back to close the lead to 5, but could not get any closer. Freshman guard Blake Wesley came off the bench to lead Notre Dame in scoring with 22 points. Dane Goodwin had 15 points and five rebounds. For Illinois, Kofi Cockburn had 28 points and eight rebounds.