From scorer to stopper to savior

A key player since stepping on campus, Trent Frazier may be saving his best for last

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

It was January, 2018 and if there was one player who could get buckets for Illinois, it was Trent Frazier. The Illini were searching for a #2 option on first-year coach Brad Underwood’s squad.  They were missing Malcolm Hill, who had graduated the prior spring as the most prolific scorer in Illini history to never play in an NCAA tournament game.  On most nights, Frazier was the only Illini  guard who it seemed could score consistently.  The . . .

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