Coleman Hawkins Declares His Illini Career Over: ‘Every good thing must come to an end’ 

Following the 77-52 loss to Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament East Regional Final, Illinois forward Coleman Hawkins declared he believes his college basketball career is over. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuys Staff Writer

March 31, 2024

BOSTON — For the second time in his life, Coleman Hawkins believes a NCAA Tournament loss has ended his college basketball career.

While sitting in his locker inside TD Garden in Boston following a 77-52 blowout loss to No. 1 seed Connecticut in the East Regional Final on Saturday night, the 6-foot-10 senior forward declared his intentions that his college basketball is over . . .

 

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