BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Illinois was extremely impressive all afternoon, racking up points and dominating Indiana, 39-3. The convincing win over the Hoosiers was the Illini’s largest ever margin of victory in Bloomington. In their first Big Ten dual of the season, the Fighting Illini racked up two falls, a technical fall, and four major decisions as they won bouts in nine of their ten matches with the Hoosiers.
The afternoon begun with the heavyweights as sophomore Luke Luffman defeated Jacob Bullock by major decision after several takedowns to begin the dual. A huge takedown late in the third period gave the sophomore heavyweight an 11-3 advantage and putting the Illini on top, 4-0 to start the afternoon against the Hoosiers.