Dickie V has identified his top returning players for the rapidly approaching 2021-22 college basketball season.
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July's key college basketball deadlines brought good news to multiple 2022 Final Four hopefuls.
Kofi Cockburn, arguably the most dominant big man in the country, announced he was returning to play for Illinois after entering the transfer portal earlier this month.
Illinois center Kofi Cockburn says he is still deciding where to play college ball next season. "There's a possibility I return to Illinois and a possibility I don't," he told ESPN.
Kofi Cockburn hasn't closed the door on a return to Illinois, sources said, but wants to explore all his options, including transferring to another school and entering the NBA draft.
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Illinois star Kofi Cockburn is officially in the transfer portal, sources told ESPN - Jeff Borzello. @Andrew__Slater first reported Cockburn's intentions to transfer.
Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November.
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Our panel discusses whether the Big Ten's title issues are rooted in recruiting, and other finer points along the B1G trail.
Michigan remains atop the recruiting class rankings, but Gonzaga, LSU and Creighton added key prospects over the past few weeks.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the Big Ten schools that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Illinois assistants Orlando Antigua, previously a key member of John Calipari's staff, and Ron Coleman have joined Kentucky's staff, the Wildcats announced Thursday.
Gonzaga, Tennessee and Alabama are among the teams to skyrocket up the class rankings after the latest ESPN 100 update.
Illinois junior point guard Ayo Dosunmu, the No. 22 NBA draft prospect in the ESPN 100, averaged 20.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game while shooting 39% from 3-point range for the Fighting Illini this season.
Gonzaga forward Cory Kispert, Baylor guard Jared Butler, Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham, Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa forward Luka Garza are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.
Illinois' Kofi Cockburn shared on Instagram a racist social media post directed at him after the top-seeded Illini lost to Loyola Chicago on Sunday. An Illinois spokesman told ESPN the school is looking into the situation.
More top seeds look to defend their honor today in the 2021 NCAA tournament. Can Monday live up to the upset carnival that was Sunday's first half of the round of 32?
We're only in the round of 32, and March Madness feels extra mad. Sunday's action started with No. 1 Illinois going down to Loyola Chicago and saw No. 15 Oral Roberts advance.