Ex-Utah guard Alfonso Plummer transferring to Illinois

Feb 13, 2021; Stanford, California, USA; Utah Utes guard Alfonso Plummer (25) handles the ball during the second half against the Stanford Cardinal at Maples Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Former Utah guard Alfonso Plummer is transferring to Illinois, he announced Saturday.

He selected the Illini over BYU, Florida, Georgia and Texas Tech.

Plummer played two seasons at Arizona Western College before joining the Utes for two. He has one year of eligibility left.

The 6-foot-1 Plummer, from Puerto Rico, was second on the Utes in scoring last season, averaging 13.6 points, and added 2.2 rebounds per game. He shot 38.3 percent from 3-point range.

The Illini finished last season with a 24-7 (16-4 Big Ten) record. A No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, they were upset by No. 8 Loyola Chicago in the second round, 71-58.

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–Field Level Media