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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    if we miss on nimari, tyty, franklin, and miller transfers there is no way to spin it other than a disappointment. coming off a season where we finished with a #3 AP ranking and have a ton of playing time to offer at the guard position, the excuses that we have used in the past aren’t really...
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    Ayo Dosunmu declares for the NBA Draft

    great interview
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of April 1st)

    have to think there’s some NLI money to be made on a “Payne” Illini jersey on campus
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of April 1st)

    former fringe 5* recruit. let’s see what OA can do with him
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    2021 NBA Draft

    with Kofi, my guess is that NBA scouts would be okay with his scoring taking a dip if he averaged another 2-3 assists per game, another 1-2 blocks per game, and showed the ability to hit the elbow jumper. He absolutely needs to demonstrate the ability to pass out of the post. 15/10/4apg/2bpg...
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    2021 NBA Draft

    will be interesting to see what Ayo's stock looks like as we get closer to the draft. an excellent season like he had certainly elevated it, now the metrics and intangibles come into play
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    Adam Miller enters transfer portal

    Why did you feel that it was in AM's best interests to steer him elsewhere? Where do you see him ending up and what will be his role on that team?
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    Adam Miller enters transfer portal

    fwiw heard that AM didn't even tell the team he was transferring and that BU reached out but wasn't given a chance to convince him to stay. also possibly a Mark Smith-esque parental situation. regardless sad to see him go
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    Adam Miller enters transfer portal

    Creaned does not equal just being recruited over. Creaned means being recruited over to the point that there's no longer a spot for you on the roster and your scholarship is basically pulled.
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    Adam Miller enters transfer portal

    would rather build around AM, as I'm sure the coaching staff would.
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    Adam Miller enters transfer portal

    well this sucks.
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    Coaching Carousel

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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of April 1st)

    personally I would love to see Curbelo throwing lobs to Matt McClung