Illini win 74-69 as Wisconsin's Trice-led rally falls short
By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn scored 19 points and No. 5 Illinois held off Wisconsin to win 74-69 and complete its first regular-season sweep in this series since 2005.
Wisconsin's D'Mitrik Trice scored 19 points in the final 2 minutes, 12 seconds.
Wisconsin trailed by 13 with less than three minutes left but got within one on Trice's 3-pointer with 6.7 seconds remaining.
Trice finished with 29 points. Illinois was playing without All-American candidate Ayo Dosunmu, who missed a second straight game after breaking his nose during a loss at Michigan State.