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Bjork leads Illinois to upset win

Feb 23, 2007 - 5:40 AM CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (Ticker) -- Lori Bjork scored 12 points to lead Illinois to a 56-46 Big Ten Conference upset over No. 20 Michigan State.

Chelsea Gordon and Erin Wigley each had nine points for the Fighting Illini (18-9, 8-7 Big Ten), who shot 42 percent (22-of-52) from the field and outscored the Spartans, 18-0, in bench points.

Michigan State (21-7, 12-3) was led by Victoria Lucas-Perry, who scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds.

Mia Johnson collected 11 points for the Spartans, who had their six-game winning streak snapped.

Allyssa DeHaan added eight points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Michigan State, which shot just 35 percent (17-of-49).








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    MICHIGAN ST (20) 21 25 46
    ILLINOIS 31 25 56 FINAL

    Feb 22 9:45 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    MICHIGAN ST (20) 21
    ILLINOIS 31 HALFTIME

    Feb 22 8:46 PM
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    Michigan State vs. IllinoisFeb 22 8:46 PM