Illinois Builds Lead Through Third Round of Big Ten Men's Golf Championships

April 27, 2013

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Illinois remains in front through three rounds at the Big Ten Men's Golf Championships at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick. The Illini sit at 6-over through 54 holes and own a seven-stroke lead over the field. Minnesota (+13) comes in at second place, while Indiana and Iowa (+26) are tied for third entering Sunday's final round.

Illinois' Thomas Pieters took sole possession of first place atop the leaderboard, posting his third consecutive round of 2-under 70. Pieters is at 6-under through 54 holes, followed by teammate Brian Campbell and Minnesota Erik Van Rooyen in a tie for second at 1-over for the championships.

The final round of the Big Ten Men's Golf Championships will begin at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday with tee times concluding at approximately 9:52.