Illini Inquirer basketball analyst Mike LaTulip breaks down how Coleman Hawkins helped dice the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense on his way to a triple-double in a 73-44 win.
Coleman Hawkins etched his name in the Illinois record books during an ACC/B1G Challenge matchup against Syracuse. On Tuesday night, the Illini rolled to a 73-44 home win over the Orange. That win pushes Brad Underwood’s squad to 6-1 on the early season and a perfect 5-0 record at home.
Coleman Hawkins goes full Luka Doncic, hammers Syracuse with feat seen just 4 times before in program history
Luka Doncic was not the only one who put up a notable triple-double Tuesday night. There was also Coleman Hawkins of the Illinois Fighting Illini, who stitched together a fantastic stat line to help Illinois basketball wallop the Syracuse Orange right in Champaigne, 73-44. Hawkins did it all for Illinois basketball, as he scored 15 […] The post Coleman Hawkins goes full Luka Doncic, hammers Syracuse with feat seen just 4 times before in program history appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois junior forward Coleman Hawkins in Tuesday’s 73-44 rout of Syracuse showed why he’s on so many NBA Draft boards by impacting the game in every way imaginable and showing off his versatile skill set. Hawkins became just the fourth player in Illinois history to...
Journal Gazette and Times Courier
CHAMPAIGN — Once Coleman Hawkins had the rebound corralled in both arms, his face lit up. He looked up at the scoreboard, which showed the score of Illinois’ 73-44 blowout win and confirmed that he secured his triple-double — 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. It...
Coleman Hawkins registered the fifth triple-double in school history as No. 16 Illinois posted a comfortable 73-44 win over Syracuse on Tuesday in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge contest in Champaign, Ill. Hawkins finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, joining Mark Smith (1978), Sergio McClain (2001) and Ayo...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Have yourself a night, Coleman. The Illini big man had a career night as he recorded his first ever triple-double in the blowout 73-44 win over Syracuse. “Not that I know of,” said Hawkins when asked if he’s ever had a triple-double in his overall playing career.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Illinois men's basketball forward Coleman Hawkins accomplished a rare accomplishment for a member of the Fighting Illini. He recorded a triple-double in Tuesday's win against Syracuse during the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Hawkins had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Illinois defeated Syracuse 73-44. He completed the triple-double with...
Night Train marks the birthday of one of the greats of jazz saxophone, Coleman Hawkins. Since we're featuring Detroit Jazz this month, we'll hear Hawkins with Detroit pianists Tommy Flanagan and Hank Jones. Then in hour two, it's a Club McKenzie special that will look at the early years of Hawkins' career, including work he did with Fletcher Henderson, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, the Mound City Blue Blowers, Lionel Hampton's Orchestra, and with his own quintet. We'll also hear new music from Brazilian pianist and singer Eliane Elias, saxophonist Scott Hamilton, pianist Ben Sidran, and Kansas City guitarist Brian Baggett.
Herald & Review
CHAMPAIGN — Terrence Shannon Jr. made sure to stop Coleman Hawkins during shootaround before Illinois’ season opener. Hawkins initially passed up an open look from 3. That didn’t fly with Shannon. "He’s gotta shoot all the shots he has open," Shannon said. Once the season tipped...