Austin Colbert to Transfer to Old Dominion

Former four-star recruit Austin Colbert will leave Illinois and transfer to Old Dominion. Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop reported the story. Illinois transfer Austin Colbert has committed to Old Dominion. — Alex Kline (@TheRecruitScoop) May 5, 2015 A product of Gill St. Bernard’s in Gladstone, NJ, the 6-foot-9, 210 pound Colbert could not crack Illinois head coach John Groce’s...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Colbert to transfer from Illinois

Photo: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images Illinois forward Austin Colbert is leaving the program, the school announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 sophomore will have two years of eligibility remaining. “After meeting with Austin, he and I agree that it is in his best interest to pursue a fresh start and continue his education and basketball career at another institution,” coach John Groce...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Illinois To Wear Gray Uniforms For The First Time At Home vs. Northwestern

Earlier this year, Illinois broke out some cool gray uniforms at Madison Square Garden vs. Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic. The Illini lost that game 73-59, but will get a second chance in their grays against a different group of Wildcats. Illinois will wear the gray uniforms again, for just the second time ever, and first time at the State Farm Center tonight against Northwestern...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Colbert Staying with the Fighting Illini

Despite speculation that power forward Austin Colbert might transfer from the Fighting Illini basketball team, he will be returning next season. Colbert recently posted to his instagram confirming that he will be back. Implications for the Fighting Illini Deep Roster Unlike the 2013-2014 season, when the Fighting Illini had just 11 eligible players, the team is expected to have...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Austin Colbert Going to Transfer?

With just one Illinois basketball game left before the B1G Conference Tournament, the Fighting Illini season is rapidly coming to a close. Fighting Illini fans have already started thinking about next season; they have been for a long time. As the basketball season continues to wind down, speculation over next season’s roster will continue to build. One roster change that could...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Player Profile: Austin Colbert

Austin Colbert — No. 31 Freshman Chesapeake, VA Gill St. Bernard’s School (N.J.) 6’9″ 210lbs Forward High School Austin Colbert attended Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone, New Jersey as a senior. Before playing at Gill St. Bernard’s Colbert attended St. Patrick (NJ) High School for two seasons, and then played for The Hotchkiss School during his junior year. As a...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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