Stephens with a 2-run HR.
Stephens 11th HR, 3rd in 2 games.
Burkhart with a 2-run HR, his 9th.
Wimmers line 7.2 IP, 6 hits, 2 runs both earned, 2 BB, 7 K's.
Two errors in the 9th led the 3 unearned runs. Hale picks up his first decision a tough loss.
5,124 was the announced attendence. Wow good job Illini fans, impressive.
Game 2 is tomorrow at 4:05 eastern.
Bucks are now 2 games behind the Big Ten leader Illinois, and have now reached a sason high 4th straight loss.
First time the Bucks have lost when leading after 7 and 8 respectively all season. Were 30-0 going into tonights game when up after 8.