NCAA Men's Basketball

#19 Illinois Fighting Illini (23-10)


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vs. PSU 
W 60-55
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vs. Iowa 
W 74-72
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vs. Ind 
L 63-65
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vs. Chat 
W 54-53
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vs. Hou 
L 53-68
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Illinois' Kofi Cockburn announces he's entering NBA draft

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois All-America center Kofi Cockburn has declared for the NBA draft and hired an agent, marking the end of one of the most productive careers in program history.

Cockburn made the announcement on his social media channels Wednesday, and the Illinois athletic department confirmed it.

"To play in the NBA has been a longtime dream of mine and I truly think it's time for me to take that next step," Cockburn wrote.

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Leaders
Points: K. Cockburn20.9
Rebounds: D. Williams5.0
Assists: T. Frazier4.1
FG%: K. Cockburn59.3%
FT%: K. Cockburn65.5%
3P%: J. Grandison41.0%
Steals: T. Frazier1.3
Blocks: K. Cockburn1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga28-4
2 Arizona33-4
3 Kansas34-6
4 Baylor27-7
5 Tennessee27-8
6 Villanova30-8
7 Kentucky26-8
8 Auburn28-6
9 Duke32-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas34-6
2 North Carolina29-10
3 Duke32-7
4 Villanova30-8
5 Gonzaga28-4
6 Arizona33-4
7 Houston32-6
8 Arkansas28-9
9 Baylor27-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
14 Wisconsin 15-5 25-8
19 Illinois 15-5 23-10
10 Purdue 14-6 29-8
16 Iowa 12-8 26-10
Ohio State 12-8 20-12
Rutgers 12-8 18-14
Michigan State 11-9 23-13
Michigan 11-9 19-15
Indiana 9-11 21-14
Northwestern 7-13 15-16
Maryland 7-13 15-17
Penn State 7-13 14-17
Minnesota 4-16 13-17
Nebraska 4-16 10-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.4 (83)
Rebounds: 11.5 (65)
Assists: 15.2 (40)
FG%: 44.8% (127)
FT%: 70.6% (212)
3P%: 35.9% (58)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 67.2 (119)
Rebounds: 27.0 (54)
Assists: 10.2 (22)
FG%: 41.3% (61)
FT%: 71.5% (173)
3P%: 32.0% (94)