Spartans Fall To No. 21 Illini
 
 
 
 

Jan. 30, 2000

Box Score

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Allison Curtin scored 24 points to lead No. 21 Illinois to a 86-66 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.

Susan Blauser added 16 points for the Fighting Illini (16-7, 6-3 Big Ten), and Tauja Catchings and Karen Hagberg had 15 points apiece.

Maxann Reese led the Spartans (14-5, 5-3) with 16 points. Kristen Rasmussen added 15 and Becky Cummings scored 12.

Illinois led 30-27 at halftime but fell behind 44-39 with 14:06 to play. The Illini went on a 27-11 run over the next 10 minutes to go up 76-55 at 4:03 to put the game away.