Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points and hit a go-ahead three-pointer with under a minute left as Northwestern held off last-place Rutgers 69-65.
Michael Finke, Jalen Coleman-Lands and Te’Jon Lucas each scored 12 points for the Illini (15-12, 5-9 Big Ten).
Grayson Allen still has another gear to get into, and freshman Jayson Tatum could dominate March. Nobody’s beating Duke if it peaks at the right time.
Freshman Isiah Brown led Northwestern with a career-high 19 points. Vic Law had 12 points and eight rebounds.
With Northwestern’s No. 1 scorer still out of action, Bryant McIntosh’s complete-game effort against Wisconsin was a shot of pure inspiration.
Former Stevenson star Jalen Brunson scored 18 points, and the No. 2 Wildcats coasted to a 75-62 victory against the Blue Demons at Allstate Arena.
The 77-year-old Snyder addressed his health in a statement Monday.