The Illini remain the hottest team in the Big Ten conference posting an 82-71 win over Iowa on Saturday. The win moves Illinois into the championship game of the conference tournament in Indianapolis on Sunday against Ohio State.
Kofi Cockburn led the way for the Illini in their win over the Hawkeyes. He scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Ayo Dosunmu contributed 18 points in the victory and freshman Andre Curbelo scored 12 points while coming up with three steals.