Photo gallery: Relentless defense propels Land of Lincoln boys to victory in Muddy River Showcase


Illinois forward Melvin McMillen, left, gets pressured by Missouri's Chance Rainey during Saturday's third annual Muddy River Showcase at John Wood Community College's Student Activity Center. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Despite their struggles offensively in the first 16 minutes of Saturday’s third annual Muddy River Showcase, the Illinois boys all-stars got rolling behind an aggressive defense and parlayed it into a 92-70 victory over Missouri at John Wood Community College’s Student Activity Center.

Muddy River Sports Editor Matt Schuckman spent the day on campus and put together this photo gallery:

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