#5 Illini outlast 23rd ranked Badgers, clinch top 3 finish in Big Ten

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

Not long ago, the Illini were mired in a 15-game losing streak to Wisconsin.  But the tide - and fortunes - have changed.  5th ranked Illinois survived one of the greatest shooting displays in recent memory to down #23 Wisconsin, 74-69 for their third straight win over the Badgers and sweep the season series for the first time since 2005.

Illinois (18-6, 14-4) was without star guard Ayo Dosunmu for the second game in a row.  The junior remains idle due to a facial injury suffered in the Michigan State game on Tuesday . . .

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