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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - Ryan Pulock had a goal and a career-high four assists, Anthony Beauvillier scored two power-play goals and the New York Islanders beat the slumping Chicago Blackhawks 7-3. Brock Nelson had a goal and two assists and John Tavares added a goal and an assist as New York won at Chicago for the first time since a 4-2 victory on March 15, 2009.

ATLANTA (AP) - Robin Lopez scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen added 19 to help the Chicago Bulls cruise to a 113-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Dennis Schroder had 18 points for the Hawks, who missed 34 of their first 38 shots beyond the arc.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome had double-doubles and No. 19 Michigan continued the best start in school history with an 86-42 win over Illinois. Brown had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Thome had 13 points and 11 rebounds to give the Wolverines (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) two players with double-doubles in the same game since November of 2014.

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Vic Law and his Northwestern teammates were eager to face Penn State again after a lopsided loss two weeks ago. With that motivation and a new zone defense, the Wildcats got a different result in the rematch. Law had 18 points and Scottie Lindsey scored 13 to lead Northwestern to a 70-61 victory over the Nittany Lions.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Ethan Happ scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists Friday night as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive to beat Illinois 75-50. Happ was one of four Badgers who scored in double figures, led by Brad Davison's 18.

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Darrell Brown had 17 points and Donte Thomas added 13 with 12 rebounds as Bradley started fast and finished strong for a 66-53 win over Evansville to surpass its win total of last season. Bradley (14-7, 4-4 Missouri Valley Conference), which has won ten straight at home, was 13-20 for the 2016-17 season.

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