Illinois junior Trent Frazier created offense with his defense on Saturday evening against Old Dominion, racking up 4 steals and helping Illinois force 19 turnovers.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Fighting Illini senior Trent Frazier is now the third player on the team to declare for the 2021 NBA Draft. 

Frazier joins Ayo Dosunmu and Giorgi Bezhanishvili as 2021 draft entrants. While Dosunmu is hiring an agent and is for sure entering the professionaal level, Frazier clarified he is hiring an "NCAA approved agent" so he can go through the process and maintain his eligibility for the next season if he wants to return.

Bezhanishvili made no mention of an agent in his announcement.

In the 2021-21, season, Frazier ranked third on the team in scoring with an average of 10.2 points per game. He made the Big Ten All-Defensive Team and earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors. 

Frazier ended his career 19th on the all-time Illini men's basketball scoring list with 1,411 points. 

In a tweet, Frazier thanked God and the Head Coach Brad Underwood's staff. He also sent a message to his teammates and fans. 

"To my teammates, my brothers, and all of Illini Nation, I want to say thank you for being part of this special journey," Frazier said. "We have created memories that will last forever." 

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