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Illinois star Dosunmu withdraws from NBA draft
Ayo Dosunmu has some unfinished business. The Illinois star announced Friday that he has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season. #JL4L pic.twitter.com/fJuY8EcPsh — Mr WhyNotMe (@AyoDos_11) August 1, 2020 Dosunmu averaged team highs in points (16.6 per game) and assists (3.3) this past season. The 6-foot-5 guard also ranked fifth in the Big Ten in field-goal percentage (48.4%). The Fighting Illini should beThe Illinois star announced Friday that he has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season.
big man Kofi Cockburn Saturday he'll return to school for his sophomore campaign after withdrawing his name from the 2020 NBA Draft.
The seven-foot center averaged 13.3 points on 53.2% shooting along with 8.8 rebounds in 31 games for the Fighting Illini during the 2019-20 season en route to being named Big Ten Freshman of the Year.
Cockburn is the latest Illinois star to withdraw from the upcoming NBA draft, joining Ayo Dosunmu, who announced he's returning for his junior year on Friday.
After finishing with a 21-10 record this past season, Illinois figures to be in the mix for a national title thanks in large part to the returns of Cockburn and Dosunmu.
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White Sox bring up 2B prospect Nick Madrigal .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chicago White Sox promoted second baseman Nick Madrigal on Friday, adding one of their top prospects to the roster. The 23-year-old Madrigal had been training at the team's auxiliary site in Schaumburg, Illinois. Veteran reliever Kelvin Herrera was designated for assignment. Madrigal was in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series at Kansas City, batting ninth in his big league debut. “It’s been a long time coming. I’ve imagined this moment for a long time, since I was a little kid,” he said. "It’s a little different with the stadium empty, but it’s still a dream come true.