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Regional Basketball: Illini Top Badgers…..J-Hawks Pound Cyclones

Illini snaps 15-game losing streak to Badgers

Sophomore guard Ayo Dosunmu scored 18 points _ including a 3-pointer with 46 seconds left _ to rally Illinois to a 71-70 Big Ten Conference victory over Wisconsin. The win snapped a 15-game losing streak for the Illini, who hadn’t won a game against the Badgers since 2011. Freshman 7-footer Kofi Cockburn scored 15 points. Kobe King scored a game-high 21 points for Wisconsin, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. D’Mitrik Trice missed a go-ahead bucket with three seconds left.

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Dotson scores 20 points, No. 3 Kansas routs Iowa State 79-53

Devon Dotson had 20 points and six assists, David McCormack added 16 points and seven rebounds and No. 3 Kansas routed Iowa State 79-53. The Jayhawks closed the first half with a 21-3 run to take a 20-point lead. They improved to 12-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big 12, handing Iowa State its most-lopsided loss in the series since an 89-66 setback Feb. 12, 2011, in Lawrence. Kansas held star Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton to five points.

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