INDIANAPOLIS (CBS) — Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu is racking up the awards, and the latest might be his biggest yet.
The former Morgan Park star has been named USAToday’s National Player of the Year.READ MORE: One Killed, Two Injured In Multiple Car Crash On Dan Ryan Expressway
Dosunmu won’t have too much time to celebrate. The top-seeded Illini are busy down in Indianapolis getting ready for the NCAA Tournament.READ MORE: United Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site To Switch To Single-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Every team is quarantined around Indianapolis due to COVID protocols. The Illini are embracing it.
“You know, I think we have the day of the 24-hour quarantine, and to be honest for us, it was much-needed. I mean, it was three games in three days in the Big Ten Tournament. We were tired. After that, our guys slept. They rested their bodies, watched film, and got caught up our next opponent,” said Illini Head Coach Brad Underwood.MORE NEWS: At Least 24 People Shot, 3 Killed In Gun Violence In Chicago This Weekend
They face Drexel Friday at 12:15 p.m.