Ayo Dosunmu Calls Experience 'Very Emotional' As Illinois Retires His JerseyIt was a big night in Champaign Thursday for former Morgan Park and Fighting Illini basketball star and current Chicago Bull Ayo Dosunmu.
Cockburn, Illinois Dominate MinnesotaKofi Cockburn had 29 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high four blocks for his eighth double-double of the season and Illinois dominated Minnesota on Tuesday night for its fourth straight win in the series.
Cockburn, Plummer Lead Illini Past MissouriKofi Cockburn scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double and Illinois breezed to an victory over Missouri on Wednesday night in the 41st edition of the Braggin' Rights game.
Cockburn, Plummer Dominant As Illini Beat IowaBrad Underwood and the Illini visited Iowa Monday night, trying to improve to 2-0 in conference play.
Plummer, Cockburn Lead Illinois Past RutgersAlfonso Plummer scored 24 points, Kofi Cockburn had a double-double and Illinois cruised to an victory over Rutgers on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Cockburn, Plummer Lead Illinois Past Notre DameKofi Cockburn scored 28 points, Alfonso Plummer added 21 and Illinois defeated Notre Dame on Monday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Cockburn's Career Night Lifts No. 14 Illinois To win Over Texas Rio Grande ValleyKofi Cockburn scored a career-high 38 points to lead No. 14 Illinois to a hard-fought win over Texas Rio Grande Valley on Friday night.
No. 14 Illini Hold Off K-State In Hall Of Fame ClassicKofi Cockburn bruised his way to 23 points and 13 rebounds in his second game back, and Alfonso Plummer hit seven 3-pointers and added 21 points as the No. 14 Illini held off Kansas State in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Classic.
Illini Lead By 15 Early, But End Up Losing To Cincinnati By 20Cincinnati mounted a big first-half charge to take a stunning halftime lead, then steadily pulled away from the No. 14 Illini for a victory that pushed them into the championship game of the Hall of Fame Classic.
Illinois Football Coach Bret Bielema Tests Positive For COVID, Will Miss Game Vs. IowaBielema said Tuesday he was tested for the coronavirus Monday night after developing mild symptoms during the day.
Illini Blow 12-Point Lead In Second Half, Lose To MarquetteTyler Kolek converted a steal into a go-ahead layup with 18 seconds left and Marquette forced 26 turnovers for a comeback victory over No. 10 Illinois on Monday night.