CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (Ticker) -- Senior guard Sean Harrington sank six 3-pointers as No. 12 Illinois rolled past Coppin State, 63-37.
Harrington hit his first shot from beyond the arc just 28 seconds into the game and the Illini (9-1) never looked back, holding the Eagles under 20 points in each half.
Harrington's six 3-pointers tied a career high he set on December 3 against North Carolina and accounted for all of his 18 points. He has shot 25-of-48 from beyond the arc this season.
Illinois bounced back from its only loss of the season, a 77-74 setback on Saturday at Memphis. The Illini were glad to return home to Assembly Hall, where they have won nine straight games.
Forward Brian Cook led Illinois with 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting. The Illini shot 51 percent (22-of-43) from the floor.
Cook has scored in double figures in every game he has played this season and 67 times in his Illinois career. With 1,310 points, the senior moved past John "Red" Kerr into 16th place on the Illini's all-time scoring list and is 50 points behind Dave Downey for the 15th spot.
Cook also led Illinois with eight rebounds.
Illinois extended its non-conference home winning streak to 25 games, while Coppin State (1-9) lost for the eighth time in nine road games this season.
Larry Tucker led the Eagles with 15 points on 5-of-15 shooting. Coppin State shot just 29 percent (12-of-41) from the field.
Illinois won for the second time in as many meetings against Coppin State. The Illini were 91-55 winners when the teams met in 1996.