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    Kofi Cockburn returns to Illinois

    The reason you don’t post much is because your as old as me lol - I could not remember if we lost by 2 or 4? Quinn replaced Dereck Harper who left the year before after his Junior year (back then that was very out of the norm). That Illinois team has the rule written for them that does not...
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    Kofi Cockburn returns to Illinois

    I remember Cabutti also wow that was like almost 40 years ago
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    Kofi Cockburn returns to Illinois

    Mine also with my previous favorite player (now it is Trent Frazier) Quinn Richardson. Never played for Illinois until 1983-84 and we should have been in the final 4. Anyone remember we played the same UK team that the refs and Rupp gave the final 4 to in Champaign on Christmas Eve in...
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    Do we have any idea on time for his announcement?
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    This a solid post. Adam’s has had a great career and Kofi could become that type of player in the league
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    I think Emblid or Azubuke are really the type of player Kofi should “try” to become. It takes 3 things I believe: 1) guard Curbello on the PNR every day in practice that will help with what he will see in the NBA 2) a pick & pop shot out to like 15 foot would be huge for him 3) pass the ball...
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    Plummer also big time shooter
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    Perhaps the change was due to Garcia being told probability of Kofi returning was high? I have no idea, and if I was guessing I would say you UK, but it would be exactly that a guess?
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    If Kofi does the best thing for himself it won’t be about NIL, but not about PNR. I would not want him on my team shooting 3’s that is not what the NBA told him (imho), we needs to guard PNR and pass out of the double team. What ever college team that can help him the most with those two...
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    Chester Frazier joins Illinois coaching staff

    Yea I should as I went to Central where the gym is named after combs and he obviously coached at Central also. Old age and dementia :). Thanks for bringing my memeory back!
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    Chester Frazier joins Illinois coaching staff

    I love this, add Roger and we have a major future maybe even a future HC for the Illini who was an Illini? I am 60 I don’t remember that ever, maybe Doug Mills 75 years ago?
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    Adam Miller transfers to LSU

    I agree with this with the caveat Adam Miller is like many players that come out of HS ranked in that 40 -80 range, he would have had to really work to get to the NBA. I would argue that is exactly what Ayo did. Ayo is/was a very good player coming out of HS, but he had holes in his game. He...
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    Coaching Carousel

    UK is what it is, but if OA really wants to be a head coach again (and the money is similar which looks to be the case), of I were him I am staying here. If he helps Illinois win its first NCAA title, he won’t be looking at UCF as his options for a head coaching job. He will be looking at...
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    Looking ahead to 2021-2022

    Your right that was a lot of class. DMW should come back and be will be a key figure for Illinois. We could be pretty darn good with or without Kofi, especially if we could get 1 more big. I know most here don’t want him (not even sure if he is still available), but I think Reuvers could...
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    Coaching Carousel

    I always felt (like him on not) Gunther let his pride get the better of him by not giving $ Bill keys to Busey bank. This is a bit harder because we are talking about an assistant, but at some point either had to define it self as either a destination for coaches or the MAC of coaches for the...