Plummer, Cockburn lead Illinois past Rutgers 86-51


              Illinois' Trent Frazier (1) dribbles as Rutgers' Paul Mulcahy defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Kofi Cockburn dunks during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Rutgers' Paul Mulcahy (4) dribbles the ball as Ron Harper Jr. (24) sets a screen on Illinois' Trent Frazier during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell kneels during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Illinois on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois coach Brad Underwood surveys the court as the team bench celebrates during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
            
              Illinois' Alfonso Plummer (11) is defended by Rutgers' Caleb McConnell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Michael Allio)
Plummer, Cockburn lead Illinois past Rutgers 86-51