Howard leads Badgers to win over Illini

The Badgers are 13-14 overall, 4-11 Big Ten.

Marsha Howard had 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Wisconsin Badgers to a 75-67 win over Illinois in a Big Ten women's basketball game at the Kohl Center Wednesday night.

Nya Beverly added 14 points and Suzanne Gilreath had 11 for the Badgers (13-14 overall, 4-11 Big Ten).

Imani Lewis had nine points and 12 rebounds for Wisconsin.

Brandi Beasley had 21 points to lead Illinois (10-17 overall, 2-14 Big Ten).

Wisconsin's next game is Monday at Rutgers (6 pm CT).