5 B1G basketball stars crack CBS Sports' Top 30 in 2020-21
CBS Sports revealed its Top 30 college basketball players for the 2020-21 season and the B1G is well represented.
The conference has five players on the list, anchored by Iowa’s Luke Garza as the No. 1 ranked player and Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu at No. 3. Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis (No. 14), Illinois’ Kofi Cockburn (No. 17), and Wisconsin’s Nate Reuvers (No. 30).
Garza is proving worthy of the national accolades so far this season, as he’s averaging 29.5 points and 10.8 rebounds while shooting a blistering 62.9 percent from the field.
The versatile Dosunmu is averaging 22.6 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 6.0 assists while shooting 50.6 percent overall. Jackson-Davis is tallying 22.2 points and 9.0 rebounds while shooting 51.4 percent from the floor.
Cockburn is amassing 13.0 points, 9.4 rebounds, and shooting 60.5 percent overall. Reuvers is averaging 12.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and shooting 50.0 percent from the field.
No. 3 Iowa hosts Iowa State tonight (8 p.m. CST/BTN). No. 6 Illinois travels on Saturday to square off with Missouri (7 p.m./SEC Network Alternative). On Sunday, Indiana hosts North Alabama (11 a.m./BTN).
No. 13 Wisconsin’s next game is on Wednesday vs. visiting Northern Iowa (8 p.m./BTN).