Kipper Nichols

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. (WAND) -- Kipper Nichols busted out of a five-game scoreless streak Saturday, helping the Illini secure a 71-64 win over Nebraska at the State Farm Center. 

Nichols scored 18 points off the bench and was 7-of-8 from the floor.

Illinois (7-15, 3-8) will go for back-to-back wins Tuesday when they host No. 6 Michigan State (6 pm CT) 

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