Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Brandon Paul scored 35 points to lead the 13th- ranked Illinois Fighting Illini to an 85-74 victory over No. 10 Gonzaga.
Tracy Abrams had 14 points and D.J. Richardson added 11 for Illinois (10-0), which snapped a five-game losing streak to ranked opponents and posted its first non-conference road win against a Top-10 foe since beating then-No. 4 Georgia Tech on March 1, 1986.
Kelly Olynyk paced the Bulldogs (9-1) with 16 points and eight rebounds. Elias Harris contributed 15 points, seven boards and four assists.
The Sports Network