2nd half resurgence lifts Illini to rout of Wildcats, 81-56

By IlliniGuys.com staff

If the 12th ranked Illini had walked into their locker room at halftime in their pajamas, few would have blinked an eye.  20 minutes into their Big Ten test at Northwestern, the visitors looked as if they were sleepwalking. Star players Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn had taken just six shots – combined!  That was as many as freshman guard Adam Miller had.  The result was 43-28 deficit in a half of basketball that didn’t feel that close.  The Wildcats outplayed and outhustled their rivals and appeared to be on the verge of a blowout . . .

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