IlliniGuys Preseason All B1G Basketball Team

IlliniGuys

November 2, 2021

The IlliniGuys present the first annual IlliniGuys Preseason All B1G Basketball team today.

The team is headlined by two unanimous selections: Kofi Cockburn (Illinois) and E.J. Liddell (Ohio State).

Kofi will be back to take on Iowa without Luka Garza

Kofi Cockburn courtesy Illinois Athletics

IlliniGuys First Team Preseason All B1G  team:

  • Kofi Cockburn - Center - Illinois, 7'0", 285 pound Junior - 20-21 stats: 17.7 ppg, 9.5 rpg (unanimous)
  • E.J. Liddell - Forward - Ohio State, 6'7", 240 pound Junior - 20-21 stats: 16.2 ppg, 6.7 rpg (unanimous)
  • Hunter Dickinson - Center - Michigan,  7'1", 255 pound Sophomore - 20-21 stats: 14.1 ppg, 7.4 rpg
  • Trayce Jackson-Davis - Forward - Indiana, 6'9", 245 pound Junior - 20-21 stats: 19.1 ppg, 9.0 rpg
  • Jaden Ivey - Guard - Purdue, 6'4", 200 pound Sophomore - 20-21 stats: 11.1 ppg, 1.9 apg

IlliniGuys Second Team Preseason All B1G team:

  • Andre Curbelo - Guard - Illinois, 6'1", 175 pound Sophomore - 20-21 stats: 9.1 ppg, 4.2 apg

    Andre Curbelo courtesy Illinois Athletics

  • Trevion Williams - Forward - Purdue, 6'10", 265 pound Senior - 20-21 stats: 15.5 ppg, 9.2 rpg
  • Keegan Murray - Forward - Iowa, 6'8", 215 pound Sophomore - 20-21 stats: 7.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg
  • Eric Ayala - Guard - Maryland, 6'5", 195 pound Senior - 20-21 stats: 15.1 ppg, 2.2 apg
  • Ron Harper, Jr. - Guard/Forward - Rutgers, 6'6", 245 pound Senior - 20-21 stats: 14.9 ppg, 5.9 rpg

IlliniGuys B1G Preseason Player of the Year:

  • Kofi Cockburn - Center - Illinois, 7'0", 285 pound Junior - 20-21 stats: 17.7 ppg, 9.5 rpg

IlliniGuys B1G Preseason Freshman of the Year:

  • Caleb Houstan -  Guard - Michigan, 6'8", 205 pound Freshman

 

 

 

 

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