Recent content by sleber93

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    Kofi Cockburn declares for NBA Draft

    I feel confident we would be a title contender regardless of your 3 points except for maybe point # 2 specifically with Adam Miller being our 3 pt shooter that we know he can be. Ayo and Damonte wouldn't have to improve their 3 pt stroke but would definitely increase our chances. I think it's...
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    Transfers Thread

    That's a good point. We should have enough offense from the other 4 positions especially if we have Miller for a 2nd year.
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    Transfers Thread

    I would say no chance he comes back. Anyone know if this has ever happened in the history of the NCAA where a player transfers out of a school then comes back after playing for another school?
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    Well Kofi is not projected to be drafted so we will have see if Adam Miller will be our first one and done then.
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    Transfers Thread

    Jones didn't work out but the potential was definitely there. Can't fault the staff for recruiting an athlete like Jones.
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    Transfers Thread

    Perfect. This are the type of examples I was looking for. I just saw one televised game and and a few highlight videos on youtube. I see your point about proper angles and positioning and totally agree with making him a focal point of the offense without taking away the strengths of the other...
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    Transfers Thread

    Is Kofi a product of development or would he be monster no matter where he played this year? Don't get me wrong, I think we used him well in our offense and got him several touches every game but development is still TBD. If he comes back for a second year and the staff works on his hands and...
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    Transfers Thread

    Just curious, what big men have we had that we have seen a jump in development? I am not being negative toward our staff, I absolutely love our staff and wouldn't want to change a thing in our staff. Your post implies we would see a big jump in Okoro's development. I just don't see that...
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    Transfers Thread

    I agree. I will not be as high on getting Okoro as others on here will be. If he came here I wouldn't be completely disappointed as he is a good athlete and would contribute defensively and with rebounding but wouldn't be overly excited as well. Would only be interested if the sit out rule is...
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    Transfers Thread

    But if he came back next year knowing he is going to leave the following year for Syracuse, what would his "buy in" be? How hard would he work to get Illinois to that next level? He would be playing more for himself rather than team and we would be worse off having him.
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    Transfers Thread

    If he was a Jr. and was coming back for his Sr. year then yes but coming back for his Jr. year just to leave for Syracuse for his Sr. year then heck no. It would be clear to us that he would be using us to avoid sitting out a year. If he doesn't want to be here and would rather be at Syracuse...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    This maybe a dumb question but can a preferred walk on receive a redshirt year? I assume they can but don't know if that only applies to scholarship players. The thing that makes me question if they can receive a redshirt is that you never hear of coaches of ever redshirting a walk on. I would...
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    Transfers Thread

    When does the NCAA decide on this transfer rule? I'm probably in the minority but I'm hoping it doesn't pass.
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    It's nice to hope that but I doubt that's the reason why. I just doubt Ayo would have made the decision to stay this early.
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    NCAA Tournament Bracketology

    So is the NET going to be the sole source for seeding? What about strength of schedule, road wins, etc.?