Cockburn, Plummer lead Illinois past Notre Dame 82-72


              Illinois fans read the Daily Illini student newspaper as the Notre Dame players are introduced before an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Andre Curbelo dances while in street clothes before an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Notre Dame's coach Mike Brey signals during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Alfonso Plummer (11) drives into Notre Dame's Trey Wertz during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Alfonso Plummer (11) attempts a layup as Notre Dame's Paul Atkinson Jr. (20) and Blake Wesley defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Notre Dame's Blake Wesley (0) Illinois' Kofi Cockburn (21) and Illinois' Jacob Grandison vie for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Kofi Cockburn reacts to an official's call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Alfonso Plummer advances the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
Cockburn, Plummer lead Illinois past Notre Dame 82-72