Career highs help Illini double up winless Longwood

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Illini freshman guard Trent Frazier scored a career-high 20 points to go with 4 steals, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in Illinois' commanding 92-45 win over Longwood on Wednesday in Champaign. Illini freshman guard Trent Frazier scored a career-high 20 points to go with 4 steals, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in Illinois' commanding 92-45 win over Longwood on Wednesday in Champaign.

CHAMPAIGN -- Any and all frustrations Illinois had built up from the previous string of games -- injuries, fouls, close losses, pick one -- were exercised against Longwood on Wednesday night in a 92-45 Illini romp at the State Farm Center.

Junior guard Aaron Jordan scored a career-high 22 points, freshman guard Trent Frazier set his new high with 20 points and the team outrebounded Longwood 52-23 despite missing low-block patrollers Leron Black (elbow) and Kipper Nichols (foot).

Center Michael Finke helped mitigate the absence of Black and Nichols with 19 points and 7 rebounds against Longwood (0-7 vs. Division-I opponents). Guard Mark Alstork also contributed 7 rebounds to tie for second place on the team behind Jordan's 8 rebounds.

Illinois (7-4 vs. Division-I opponents) will play New Mexico State on Saturday at the United Center in Chicago. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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