At the end of game offensively we wanted to make it a one possession game. We did not want to call a timeout. We wanted to keep the game in movement. If we don't get what we wanted, try to get something going down the middle of the floor. We didn't keep the game in movement enough.They made some threes and they got momentum because we didn't stay where we needed to defensively. That hurt us. I'll never roll anybody under the bus. We can get better from this. Illinois earned it. We'll turn around and get ourselves ready to go again quickly.
“Our guys were ready. They were prepared. They respected Illinois. There was no overlooking them. We turned the ball over and we didn't stay committed to what we had to do at the end of the game