McBride Homes Braggin’ Rights Set for Dec. 22

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McBride Homes Braggin’ Rights: ILLINOIS (8-3) vs. Missouri (half-dozen-5)
Date | Time Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 | viii p.m. CT
Location St. Louis, Mo. | Enterprise Center
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Illinois Probable Starters (from the last game)


Pos.

No.

Proper noun

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

PPG

RPG

APG

Note
Thousand 1
Trent Frazier
6-ii 175 Sr. 11.iii 3.6 3.i 5th in Big Ten in steals (i.6 spg)
Yard 11
Alfonso Plummer
6-1 180 Gr. 16.nine 2.2 0.8 15th in NCAA in 3-pointers (3.5 avg)
G 20


Da’Monte Williams


6-three 215 Sr. 3.6 5.8 3.v 5.two apg over the terminal half-dozen games
K/F 3
Jacob Grandison
half-dozen-6 210 Gr. thirteen.ii
four.2

1.8
50% 3FG (23-46)
C 21
Kofi Cockburn
vii-0 285 Jr. 21.four 11.9 1.1 6th in NCAA in scoring, third in rebounding


Off the Bench


Pos.

No.

Name

Ht.

Wt.

Year.

PPG

RPG

APG

Note
Grand 0
Brandin Podziemski
6-5 200 Fr. one.3 1.0 0.5 2021 Wisconsin Mr. Basketball
F 2
Connor Serven
6-nine 235 So. 0.0 0.3 0.0 Squad’southward lone walkon in second year
F 4
Omar Payne
6-x 240 Jr. 1.6 one.8 0.two 53.8% FG and vii blocks
Thousand 5
Andre Curbelo
6-1 175 Then. 9.3 four.3 5.5 Leads nation in assist rate (47.9)
G 10
Luke Goode
half dozen-7 200 Fr. 3.3 ii.1 0.vii 2021 Indiana first-team All-State
C 12

Brandon Lieb

7-0 220 Then. ane.6 1.0 0.ii Career-high 4 points vs St. Francis Pa.
F 13


Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

6-viii 235 r-And then. ii.1 3.6 1.2 2d on UI with 19 offensive rebounds
G fifteen
RJ Melendez



half-dozen-vii 205 Fr. 3.viii 1.ix 0.8 2021 Florida SIAA Player of the Year
G 22
Austin Hutcherson
six-6 190 Gr. ii.8 ii.0 0.5
Out for balance of season
F 33
Coleman Hawkins
half dozen-x 215 So. viii.4 5.3 2.5 Leads UI in blocks (10)

Head Coach
Brad Underwood

Career Record:
188-86 (.686), 9th year
At Illinois:
79-59 (.572), fifth year

Series Notes vs. Missouri

Best Record:Illinois leads 32-19
Streak:
Missouri Due west-three
Record at St. Louis:
Illinois leads 25-xiv
Concluding Year’s Meeting:
Missouri 81, #half-dozen Illinois 78  (Dec. 12, 2020 at Columbia, Mo.)
Underwood vs. Missouri:
one-3

Opening Tips

• Later a ane-year absence, Braggin’ Rights is back in St. Louis. The 41st edition of McBride Homes Braggin’ Rights between Illinois and Missouri is set for Wednesday night. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Enterprise Center ticket office (Illinois sections are 104-115 & 304-319).

• Illinois is shooting 44% from 3-point country over the last seven games, making an average of 12.6 threes (88-200).

• Illinois ranks 18th nationally in three-point percentage (.390) and 19th in fabricated three-pointers (10.four avg.).

• The Illini set a school record on Sat with 18 iii-pointers against Saint Francis (Pa.), one game after hitting 16 treys versus Arizona.

• Illinois has outrebounded ix of 11 opponents and ranks third in the NCAA in rebound margin at +thirteen.1 rpg.

• Illinois ranks second nationally in offensive rebound per centum (42.1).

• Preseason All-American/Big 10 Histrion of the Year

Kofi Cockburn

ranks fifth in the nation in scoring at 21.four ppg and is the NCAA’s third-leading rebounder at 11.9 rpg.


Cockburn
is i of simply ii players averaging at least xx points and ten rebounds (Jamal Cain, Oakland).



Alfonso Plummer
is averaging 23.0 points over the last seven games (161), shooting 47.9% from 3-point range (34-71) while averaging 4.nine made threes.



Trent Frazier

is averaging 18.0 points over the last iii games (54), shooting 55.2% from the field (16-29) and 55% on threes (xi-twenty).


Grandison
is averaging 17.3 points over the last four games (69), shooting 52.two% from the field (24-46) and making an average of 3.5 threes.

Braggin’ Rights Breakdown

Braggin’ Rights Record: Illinois leads 25-15
Record in St. Louis: Illinois leads 25-fourteen
Current Streak: Missouri W-3
Illinois when ranked: 13-seven
Missouri when ranked: six-10
When both teams are ranked: Illinois leads 6-iii
When neither team is ranked: Illinois leads 8-5
In overtime games: Tied 2-ii
At Enterprise Centre (1994-Present):Illinois leads 16-10
At The Loonshit (1980-93): Illinois led 9-4
Illinois’ longest winning streak: 9 (2000-08)
Missouri’due south longest winning streak: 4, twice (1991-94 & 2009-12)
Illinois’ largest winning margin: 32 points (2005)
Missouri’s largest winning margin: eighteen points (1994)
Closest margin: 1 point, five times (1992, 1993, 2003, 2007 and 2013)
Illinois Scoring Tape: 36,
Ayo Dosunmu (2020)
Missouri Scoring Record: 30, Doug Smith (1990)
Illinois Rebounding Tape: 13, Mike Davis (2009), Mike Tisdale (2009 & 2010), Meyers Leonard (2011)
Missouri Rebounding Record: 15, Doug Smith (1990)
Attendance Tape: 22,484 (1999)

Braggin’ Rights All-Time Results

Dec. ten, 1980 Illinois 84, #14 Missouri 62
December. 8, 1981 #13 Missouri 78, Illinois 68 (OT)
December. 28, 1983 #20 Illinois 66, Missouri 60
Dec. vi, 1984 #7 Illinois 65, Missouri 50
Dec. 21, 1985 #15 Illinois 67, Missouri 55
December. 23, 1986 #ix Illinois 92, Missouri 74
Dec. 22, 1987 Illinois 75, #17 Missouri 63
December. nineteen, 1988 #5 Illinois 87, #10 Missouri 84
Dec. 20, 1989 #5 Illinois 101, #iv Missouri 93
Dec. 19, 1990 Illinois 84, Missouri 81
Dec. 23, 1991 #16 Missouri 61, Illinois 44
Dec. 23, 1992 Missouri 66, Illinois 65
Dec. 22, 1993 Missouri 108, #19 Illinois 107 (3OT)
Dec. 22, 1994 Missouri 76, #23 Illinois 58
Dec. 20, 1995 #14 Illinois 96, #fifteen Missouri 85 (OT)
December. 28, 1996 Illinois 85, Missouri 69
Dec. 23, 1997 Missouri 75, Illinois 69
Dec. 22, 1998 #15 Missouri 67, Illinois 62
Dec. 21, 1999 Missouri 78, #15 Illinois 72
December. 21, 2000 #five Illinois 86, Missouri 81 (OT)
Dec. 22, 2001 #9 Illinois 72, #8 Missouri 61
Dec. 21, 2002 #12 Illinois 85, #11 Missouri 70
Dec. 23, 2003 #21 Illinois 71, #11 Missouri 70
Dec. 22, 2004 #1 Illinois seventy, Missouri 64
Dec. 21, 2005 #half dozen Illinois 82, Missouri l
Dec. xix, 2006 Illinois 73, Missouri lxx
December. 22, 2007 Illinois 59, Missouri 58
Dec. 23, 2008 Illinois 75, #25 Missouri 59
Dec. 23, 2009 Missouri 81, Illinois 68
Dec. 22, 2010 #9 Missouri 75, #21 Illinois 64
December. 22, 2011 #eight Missouri 78, #25 Illinois 74
Dec. 22, 2012 #12 Missouri 82, #10 Illinois 73
Dec. 21, 2013 Illinois 65, #13 Missouri 64
Dec. 20, 2014 Illinois 62, Missouri 59
Dec. 23, 2015 Illinois 68, Missouri 63
Dec. 21, 2016 Illinois 75, Missouri 66
December. 23, 2017 Illinois 70, Missouri 64
December. 22, 2018 Missouri 79, Illinois 63
Dec. 21, 2019 Missouri 63, Illinois 56
December. 12, 2020 Missouri 81, #half dozen Illinois 78 (@Columbia, Mo.)

Notes from the Last Time Out: Illinois 106, Saint Francis (Pa.) 48 | Box Score

• Illinois scored i.742 points per possession. That is the highest PPP recorded past a team in any college basketball game game dating dorsum to at least the 2007-08 flavour (barttorvik).

• Information technology was Illinois’ highest points per possession and best effective field goal percent (.810) in whatever game dating dorsum to at least the 2001-02 season (kenpom).

• Illinois made 18 three-pointers, setting a school record and breaking the previous UI marking of 17 treys set in terminal flavour’s opener vs. North Carolina A&T (Nov. 25, 2020).

• It marked Illinois’ fifth directly game making at least xi 3-pointers, and 6th time in the last seven games. The Illini made 16 threes the previous game vs. Arizona.

• Illinois shot 65.5% overall (38-58), its highest field goal pct since January. 6, 2011, when the Illini set the current school tape with 70.5% accurateness vs. Northwestern.

• Illinois held Saint Francis (Pa.) to just 26.2% shooting, the everyman field goal per centum by a UI opponent since Jan. 5, 2020, when Purdue fabricated 25%.

• Illinois hit the century marker for the first time since scoring 122 in last twelvemonth’south opener vs. N Carolina AT&T (Nov. 25, 2020).

• Illinois’ 58-bespeak win was its largest victory margin since chirapsia Chicago State by 59 concluding season (97-38, Nov. 26, 2020).



Kofi Cockburn

tallied his fourth straight double-double and sixth in eight games this flavour, recording game highs of 21 points and 11 rebounds.


Cockburn
now has 34 career double-doubles, most in the nation among active players since 2019-20, and ranking fifth on the Illini all-time list.

• It was the 11th game of
Cockburn‘southward career registering at least xx points and 10 rebounds.



Jacob Grandison

tallied his 1,000th career point on a 3-pointer to get-go the second half. Grandison totaled 737 points in 2 years at Holy Cross and has now scored 271 points in two seasons with the Illini, giving him 1,008 for his career.


Grandison
is the third 1,000-point scorer on the current UI roster, joining

Trent Frazier
(i,536) and

Kofi Cockburn

(i,132).


Grandison
finished with 18 points, his 4th straight game scoring at least 14.



Alfonso Plummer

scored xix all coming in the outset half. That concluded his streak of consecutive twenty-point games at six, tied for the quaternary-longest streak by an Illini in the last 50 years.


Plummer
remained perfect at the foul line, hitting two more to improve to 33-of-33 on the season. His current run of 33 straight fabricated free throws is at present the second-longest streak in Illini history.



» Consummate Illinois Game Notes (PDF)

Players Mentioned

Da


#20


Da’Monte Williams

Thousand
6′ 3″
190 lbs
Freshman

Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk


#13


Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

F
6′ eight”
235 lbs
Redshirt Freshman

Kofi Cockburn


#21


Kofi Cockburn

C
7′ 0″
285 lbs
Sophomore

Ayo Dosunmu


#11


Ayo Dosunmu

G
6′ 5″
200 lbs
Junior

Trent Frazier


#1


Trent Frazier

G
vi’ 2″
175 lbs
Senior

Jacob Grandison


#3


Jacob Grandison

Thousand/F
6′ 6″
205 lbs
Redshirt Inferior

Austin Hutcherson


#22


Austin Hutcherson

G
6′ 6″
180 lbs
Redshirt Junior

Andre Curbelo


#5


Andre Curbelo

M
six’ 1″
175 lbs
Freshman

Coleman Hawkins


#33


Coleman Hawkins

F
6′ 10″
215 lbs
Freshman

Brandon Lieb


#12


Brandon Lieb

C
7′ 0″
210 lbs
Freshman

Players Mentioned

Da


#20


Da’Monte Williams

6′ 3″
190 lbs
Freshman
G

Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk


#thirteen


Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

6′ 8″
235 lbs
Redshirt Freshman
F

Kofi Cockburn


#21


Kofi Cockburn

7′ 0″
285 lbs
Sophomore
C

Ayo Dosunmu


#11


Ayo Dosunmu

half dozen’ 5″
200 lbs
Junior
G

Trent Frazier


#1


Trent Frazier

6′ 2″
175 lbs
Senior
Thou

Jacob Grandison


#3


Jacob Grandison

6′ 6″
205 lbs
Redshirt Inferior
Chiliad/F

Austin Hutcherson


#22


Austin Hutcherson

6′ half-dozen”
180 lbs
Redshirt Junior
G

Andre Curbelo


#5


Andre Curbelo

6′ 1″
175 lbs
Freshman
G

Coleman Hawkins


#33


Coleman Hawkins

half dozen’ 10″
215 lbs
Freshman
F

Brandon Lieb


#12


Brandon Lieb

7′ 0″
210 lbs
Freshman
C

Source: https://fightingillini.com/news/2021/12/21/mens-basketball-game-preview-braggin-rights-on-the-line-wednesday.aspx