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Champaign, Ill. (WAND) -- Ayo Dosunmu scored a game-high 23 points, but the Illini fell short against No. 2 Michigan Thursday night.

The Wolverines used a well balanced attack to defeat the Illini 79-69, and  improved to a program record-tying 16-0.

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Star freshman Ignas Brazdeikis stuffed the stat sheet with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Zavier Simpson led the team with 16 points on 6-13 shooting. All five Wolverine starters scored in double figures.

Dosunmu put together his fourth consecutive 20+ point effort (23 points), Giorgi Bezhanishvili scored 15 points and Trent Frazier added 13.

Illinois (4-12, 0-5) will look to snap a five-game losing streak next Wednesday when Minnesota comes to Champaign.