COLUMN: Kofi’s Announcement Coincides With Illini’s Offseason Roller Coaster Ride Being Over

Quoting Illini head coach Brad Underwood, Kofi Cockburn is still a men’s basketball player at Illinois. The “until he’s not” planning is happily delayed for another year.
By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Staff Writer

July 16, 2021

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- In a lot of ways, not much changed for Kofi Cockburn and the University of Illinois men’s basketball.

And in a few small ways, nearly everything for both parties is different.

Today’s announcement simply proclaimed the 7-foot, 285-pound center will be playing for the same team he’s participated on for the last two seasons. In . . .

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