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Illini dominate Big Ten opener with 86-51 win over Rutgers

Illinois hit 12 threes in win over Scarlet Knights
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 11:57 PM CST
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CHAMPAIGN (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Illinois started Big Ten play with a bang on Friday night as they took their conference opener 86-51 over Rutgers. It was an electric shooting night for the orange and blue with the Illini knocking down 12 threes in the win. Alfonso Plummer led the way for Illinois with 24 points. Jacob Grandison added 16 while Kofi Cockburn racked up a dominant double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds.

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