Ayo Dosunmu Returning To Illinois For Junior Season

Dosunmu earned second-team all-Big Ten honors last season.

670 The Score Staff
July 31, 2020 - 9:56 pm

(670 The Score) Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu will return to school for his junior season, he announced on Twitter on Friday night.

The 6-foot-5 Dosunmu had entered his name into the NBA Draft but plans to withdraw it. He was expected to be taken later in the second round or go undrafted.

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Instead, his focus will be on the Illini, for whom he earned second-team all-Big Ten honors in 2019-'20, when he averaged 16.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists.

"Since a kid, I've been working," Dosunmu said in a video. "My dream is to play in the NBA. But first, I need that national championship."