It’s been easy for Illini basketball fans to scapegoat Aaron Cosby. How poorly he’s shot the ball speaks for itself. He was 1-9 tonight, and here are his last 5 games before the loss to Oregon: 1-8, 2-6, 1-10, 0-6, 3-10.
Illini basketball coach John Groce subbed Cosby for Kendrick Nunn in the starting five. However, Cosby, not Nunn, received the bulk of the minutes in crunch...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Aaron Cosby scored 18 points, with 13 in the first five minutes of the second half, as Illinois topped Brown 89-68 on Monday night.
After facing a halftime deficit, Illinois (4-0) came back with its defense as the Illini went on a 9-0 run to take a 46-37 lead early in the second half. During the run, the Illini picked up three steals.
Brown (1-4) took a 35-31...
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November 24, 2014
No. 25 – Aaron Cosby, G (Illinois)
2013-14 Stats: Sat Out as Transfer
Career Stats: 12.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.0apg, 42.6 FG %, 75.2 FT %, 31.2min
Why you need to know him: Transfers have been kind to head coach Jim Groce so far, but there hasn’t been a more game-changing transfer than Cosby coming to Champaign. The Illini suffered big time last season with a lack of outside shooting...
With the fall semester underway on many Big Ten campuses, it’s time for our final look at who’s coming and going in the Big Ten for the 2014-2015 season. Illinois (20-15, 8th place tie, NIT second round) · Arriving: Aaron Cosby (Seton Hall, eligible this season), Ahmad Starks (Oregon State, eligible this season), LeRon Black (247Composite […]
The post A final look at who’s...
Fighting Illini Basketball – Aaron Cosby may be better than people think. Cosby is a big time player who lives for big time games, and in the B1G Conference, those are the type of players that are needed in order to win. Illinois has had some good players the past two seasons under John Groce but he has lacked that killer instinct, big game type of player.
Former players like Brandon...
Aaron Cosby – No. 11
Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.) High School
6’3″ 195 lbs.
Aaron transferred to Illinois after a two year stint at Seton Hall. Cosby is currently sitting out this year per NCAA rules and will return next season. During Cosby’s tenure with Seton Hall he started 58 of 65 games. Aaron Averaged 9.8 PPG and shot just over...