It’s not how many minutes you play, it’s how you play in those minutes.
Illinois C Kofi Cockburn came off the bench with 1:24 left in the first half, with his team down big to lower-seeded Loyola Chicago.
He shows that there’s a lot you can do in a minute and 24 seconds.
✅ it starts with body langauge - he comes in positive and ready to go.
✅first touch shows he’s alert 👀 with great footwork and a chance for a 3️⃣-pt play.
✅takes care of business on foul line (he had a routine, big breath, and was composed).
✅⭐️best part? The floor slap - a physical cue to get you locked in and focused.
✅great job recovering and not letting up on the play after he gets beat - in fact, his hustle tip wins the 🏀
✅ another dunk before the half.
✅hustles back and then closes out on the perimeter to defend the last-second shot.
Do you GIVE your team energy or do you DRAIN it when you play.
You can do A LOT in 1️⃣ minute and 2️⃣4️⃣seconds.