Poll: Which 1st year player will contribute the most?

Which 1st year player will contribute most this year?

  • Andre Curbello

    Votes: 42 27.3%
  • Adam Miller

    Votes: 78 50.6%
  • Austin Hutcherson

    Votes: 15 9.7%
  • Jacob Grandison

    Votes: 13 8.4%
  • Coleman Hawkins

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Brandon Lieb

    Votes: 2 1.3%
  • Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk (Including due to hardly playing)

    Votes: 3 1.9%

  • Total voters
    154
  • Poll closed .
#2
I am new here, but wanted to let you know I enjoy the polls. Interesting to see the results. Go Illini!
 
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#3
This is my favorite poll so far. (I prefer speculation about the future)
 
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Cary, IL
This prediction would be easier, if we knew the decisions of Ayo and Kofi. So, I went with Ayo going pro and Kofi staying on the team. I am buying the hype on and picked Hutcherson, thinking that he will play the "Luther" position. I almost went Curbello, thinking he could free up Trent to play the positionless "2". If Kofi stays in the draft, then I would have gone Grandison, but I think Giorgi will be starting the positionless "4".
 
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#7
New York
Miller and Curbelo both look like awesome talents but I’m going Miller because I think his body is more ready for this level and he’ll be more ready defensively. Also excited about hutch and grand. hope all four play major roles and show out.
 
#8
Thank Calvin for the idea!

Was curious how many people were as high on Curbelo as Miller. They're ranked similarly (32 & 43 on 247sports), but I think most people would say Miller has a higher ceiling. Can't wait to see how they do.
 
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#9
BBV. Takes over Kipper's role... 'good' Kip with a better shot.
 
#10
As long as its not Covid19 I'll be happy with whoever.
 
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#11
I had a hard time. I was between miller and hutch just because we always seem short on long athletic wings and we finally got some.

I went with Miller because if he explodes he’ll have a shot to go pro and a true one and done mixed in with guys we developed off to the nba would reflect well on us imo.
 
#12
Maybe not a popular take, but if I were betting, I'd put Miller as a 2 n done. I think he'll have some great games where he looks like a pro, and some where he's challenged by a good defender and has some difficulty. I keep trying to remind people the conference is going to be tough. Maybe no elite team that's favored for the national championship race, but deep as hell.
 
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#13
New York
2 and done is pretty freaking good. That’s Ayo/Kofi territory. I’d take that 10 times out 10 with a recruit.
 
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#14
I'm going with Grandison, assuming reports were true that he was lighting up practice last year and could have started at the 4 (and will start this year).
 
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The A
It took 180 years to eradicate smallpox WITH a vaccine...
 
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#20
Whomever voted for Brandon Lieb should just retire from contributing to polls. He is going to red shirt. The only way he gets as many minutes as the other 6 is if its a 7 way tie at 0, because the season was cancelled.
 
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#21
Whomever voted for Brandon Lieb should just retire from contributing to polls. He is going to red shirt. The only way he gets as many minutes as the other 6 is if its a 7 way tie at 0, because the season was cancelled.

Unless they feel Kofi is leaving (not me btw)
 
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#24
Whomever voted for Brandon Lieb should just retire from contributing to polls. He is going to red shirt. The only way he gets as many minutes as the other 6 is if its a 7 way tie at 0, because the season was cancelled.
Joke vote.