Ayo Dosunmu comes to the rescue again with 2 late 3-pointers that lift Illinois to a 73-66 victory against Northwestern

Northwestern showed it had a pulse, but Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu showed again he can jolt his team to life. The Illini star supplied the late-game daggers, scoring eight points in the final 4:14 to separate No. 5 Illinois from the charging and desperate Wildcats for a 73-66 victory Tuesday night in Champaign. The win helps keep Illinois (15-5, 11-3) in the race for the Big Ten title and in the hunt for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Northwestern (6-13, 3-12) missed an upset opportunity, losing its 12th straight. Dosunmu had scored only five points as Northwestern crept to a 60-59 defic…

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