Illinois Captures Big Ten Title With Win Over Iowa
Illinois fans fill the court at the conclusion of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)

Illinois is celebrating its first Big Ten Championship since 2005.  The 17th-ranked Fighting Illini secured a share of the regular season Big Ten Title with 10th ranked Wisconsin last night by beating number-25 Iowa 74-72 at the State Farm Center.  Illinois finished the regular season 22-and-8 overall and 15-and-5 in the Big Ten.  The Illini will be the number-one seed in the Big Ten Tournament.