2019 Recruiting: Kofi Illinois visit

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Illinois is not a threat here. The quote above is why he is there.
They still only get 5 official visits right? I remember something of a rule change with that, not sure what though.

If it is only 5 I think it's interesting that he'd take one to a school that isn't really a player. Others have said ,BField included, that we lead.

Just pointing out that this is kind of interesting he's using an official to reciprocate the effort given to him.
 

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They still only get 5 official visits right? I remember something of a rule change with that, not sure what though.

If it is only 5 I think it's interesting that he'd take one to a school that isn't really a player. Others have said ,BField included, that we lead.

Just pointing out that this is kind of interesting he's using an official to reciprocate the effort given to him.
Official visits are fun. He gets 5. You’d be stupid not to take all 5. My closest childhood friend was one of the top offensive line prospects in the country in 1986. I was able to stow away on his trips to CAL (15 minutes from where we grew up and his eventual destination) and Stanford. The shrapnel I caught on those trips was superior to any woman I ever dated. Believe me, you take every trip you can.
 
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Yeah although the Big10 is an intriguing conference I still think he’s leaning towards Uconn. In his top 5 I don’t see how he would end up choosing Illinois unless there’s some $$ involved.
 
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From the Illinois rivals guy:

With virtually every recruit the Illini have been in on this fall and winter in the 2019 class they have been behind and chasing a leader. With it was Ohio State, with it was West Virginia. The list goes on. With Cockburn, however, the Illini aren't really chasing anyone, and in fact appear to be leading as they try to solidify their future frontcourt.
 
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From the Illinois rivals guy:

With virtually every recruit the Illini have been in on this fall and winter in the 2019 class they have been behind and chasing a leader. With it was Ohio State, with it was West Virginia. The list goes on. With Cockburn, however, the Illini aren't really chasing anyone, and in fact appear to be leading as they try to solidify their future frontcourt.
This guy doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
 

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If it is only 5 I think it's interesting that he'd take one to a school that isn't really a player. Others have said ,BField included, that we lead.

Just pointing out that this is kind of interesting he's using an official to reciprocate the effort given to him.
Cause maybe he already knows where he wants to go. Recruiting visits are fun, on someone else's dime. Dunno why everybody doesn't take all 5.
 

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They still only get 5 official visits right? I remember something of a rule change with that, not sure what though.

If it is only 5 I think it's interesting that he'd take one to a school that isn't really a player. Others have said ,BField included, that we lead.

Just pointing out that this is kind of interesting he's using an official to reciprocate the effort given to him.
I guess he might do that... if he had already made his decision.

I like what he says he's looking at on a OV... how the coach coaches, what practice is like, how the coach is off the court and sense of community. Have to think UConn and Hurley ticked off all those boxes.
 
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