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Dosunmu scores 30 to lead No. 18 Illinois past Indiana 69-60

Indiana Illinois Basketball
Posted at 6:51 PM, Dec 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-26 18:51:51-05

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored 30 points, Kofi Cockburn added 15 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 18 Illinois beat Indiana 69-60.

The game was close until about midway through the second half, when Dosunmu hit three consecutive 3-pointers to fuel Illinois’ 14-0 run.

Andre Curbelo added five assists for Illinois.

Armaan Franklin led Indiana with 23 points, and big man Trayce Jackson-Davis added 11.

Neither team could find the basket in the first three minutes of the game, and the Hoosiers went on a 7-0 run while Illinois went 0 for 7 from the field.

Following a 6-0 Illini run, both teams settled in and traded baskets for most of the opening frame.