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Illinois dominates Braggin' Rights game over Mizzou, 88-63

Missouri Illinois Basketball
Posted at 10:46 PM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 23:46:13-05

ST. LOUIS — Kofi Cockburn scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double and Illinois breezed to an 88-63 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night in the 41st edition of the Braggin' Rights game.

Alfonso Plummer pitched in with 22 points for Illinois (9-3).

However, he saw his run of 35 straight made free throws -- the second longest streak in Illini history -- end on his third attempt against Missouri (6-6).

Jarron Coleman led Missouri (6-6) with 16 points off the bench.