Daily Archive : Tuesday November 28, 2017

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    In this Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Doug Fister delivers during the first inning of Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Houston Astros in Boston. Free agent right-hander Doug Fister has signed a $4 million deal with the Texas Rangers, who are still in the market for more starting pitching. The Rangers announced the deal Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 after Fister had completed a physical.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Fister finalizes $4M deal with Rangers, who need starters

    Free agent right-hander Doug Fister has finalized a $4 million deal with the Texas Rangers

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    Connecticut's Gabby Williams shoots against Nevada in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Reno, Nev. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Williams grew up in the Reno-Sparks area and was a standout player at Reed High School. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)

    Top-ranked UConn beats Nevada 88-57 in Williams' homecoming

    Kia Nurse scored 27 points, hitting all eight of her 3-point attempts, and Gabby Williams added 18 points in her homecoming to help No. 1 UConn beat Nevada 88-57

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    FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2015, file photo, Orlando Magic's Ben Gordon, right, talks with referee Kane Fitzgerald (35) before he was ejected in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, in Orlando, Fla. Former NBA player Ben Gordon has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in Los Angeles after police said he punched an apartment manager and pulled a knife. Gordon, 34, went to a building Saturday where he had rented two apartments and demanded his security deposit from the manager, police spokesman Tony Im said Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. When the manager said he didn't have access to the deposit money, Gordon "punched him in the face," Im said. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

    Ex-NBA player Ben Gordon arrested on suspicion of robbery

    Former NBA player Ben Gordon has been arrested on suspicion of robbery in Los Angeles after an apartment manager was punched and accosted with a knife

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    FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) walks off the field after a 2010 loss to the Washington Redskins, in an NFL football game in Landover, Md. The Giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years. Yes, Eli Manning is not going to start. The Giants announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that Geno Smith will start in place of Manning when the Giants (2-9) face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Eli Manning benched by Giants, ends starting streak

    Eli Manning benched by Giants for Geno Smith against Oakland; ends streak of 210 consecutive starts in regular-season

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    No. 7 UCLA women cruise past UC Riverside 68-48

    Monique Billings had 14 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season, and No. 7 UCLA defeated UC Riverside 68-48

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    Gildon helps No. 10 Oregon roll to 87-45 win over Hampton

    Oti Gildon had career highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Satou Sabally added 18 points to help No. 10 Oregon roll to an 87-45 victory over Hampton

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    Top 25 Capsules

    Top 25 Capsules

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    Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, of Finland, shakes the puck loose after it got caught in his uniform in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Rinne makes 37 saves, Predators beat Blackhawks 3-2

    Pekka Rinne made 37 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks

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    Mississippi State players Kylin Hill (8) Taury Dixon, (20), Nick Fitzgerald (7) and Michael Story (67) celebrate their win over Arkansas during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

    Mississippi St follows similar blueprint to find new coach

    Mississippi St follows similar blueprint to find new coach

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    Chicago Fire left back Patrick Doody was among seven players whose 2018 contract options the team declined to exercise.

    Chicago Fire lets go of three homegrown players

    The Chicago Fire announced Tuesday it picked up contract options for 2018 on 11 players and let go eight other players.

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    Fremd responds to Hersey’s early challenge

    Early in the second quarter, Hersey sophomore Janine Boyan came off the bench and calmly hit a 6-footer that pulled the Huskies into an 18-18 tie with host Fremd. But Fremd, which got many key points from its bench, countered with a 16-2 run to close out the first half and never looked back in a 61-45 Mid-Suburban League girls basketball crossover which featured the West and East champs from a year ago.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 28 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 28 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 28 results
    High school girls bowling results from meets of Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Tuesday, Nov. 28 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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    Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane skates to the bench as Nashville Predators defenseman Alexei Emelin celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after the Predators won 3-2 Tuesday night in Nashville, Tenn.

    Missed opportunities cost Chicago Blackhawks in loss to Preds

    It may be days, or even weeks, before Patrick Kane stops shaking his head over a hard-luck first period in which he easily could have scored 2-3 goals against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Kane failed to cash in, though, then took a bad high-sticking penalty in the third period, and the host Predators won a key Central Division contest 3-2.

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    Prospect’s Stephanie Kowalczyk, left, pressures Schaumburg’s Meghan Luecht during Tuesday’s game at Schaumburg.

    Maine West continues to roll

    Maine West’s impressive start continued on Tuesday night in Des Plaines. After winning its five games at the Hoffman Estates Pilgrim Classic by an average of 52.8 points, the Warriors girls basketball team posted a 60-35 win over Glenbrook South, which entered the game with a 5-0 record.

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    Glenbard North’s Jakious Lee (2) looks to move around Addison Trail’s Ramon Casey Jr. (22) during varsity boys basketball in Carol Stream on November 28, 2017.

    Addison Trail remains unbeaten with win vs. Glenbard North

    Addison Trail defeated Glenbard North in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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    St. Edward dumps Timothy Christian

    St. Edward defeated Timothy Christian 61-40 in a nonconference girls basketball game Tuesday night.

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    Best effort helps Wheeling prevail at Johnsburg

    Wheeling’s boys basketball team came up with a big finish on the road to claim a satisfying nonconference victory Tuesday. The Wildcats produced a 21-point fourth quarter to edge host Johnsburg 78-76.

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    Washington Wizards' Otto Porter Jr. (22) shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng, left, of Senegal looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Porter helps Wizards edge Timberwolves 92-89

    Otto Porter scores 22 points as Washington Wizards top Minnesota Timberwolves 92-89

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    Lakes falls short vs. Hoffman Estates

    Visiting Hoffman Estates held host Lakes to 9 first-half points in picking up a nonconference victory on Tuesday in boys basketball.

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    Chicago Bulls’ Kris Dunn drives past Phoenix Suns’ TJ Warren during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    With Mirotic back on bench, Cnicago Bulls lose sixth straight

    Nikola Mirotic sat on the Chicago Bulls bench in street clothes for the first time since being injured in an Oct. 17 practice altercation. His presence didn’t prevent the Bulls’ sixth-straight loss, to Phoenix 104-99 on Tuesday.

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    Dickson hits 1,000 in Warren’s victory

    Kaylen Dickson reached a milestone with her 1,000th career point, and Warren’s girls basketball team opened North Suburban Conference play with a 60-38 win over host Zion-Benton on Tuesday night.

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    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Box

    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Box WAKE FOREST 80, ILLINOIS 73ILLINOIS (6-1) Black 3-12 3-4 10, Finke 1-3 0-0 2, Lucas 2-3 0-0 5, Alstork 3-8 0-0 8, Smith 2-8 0-0 5, Eboigbodin 0-0 0-0 0, Nichols 4-11 4-4 14, Williams 3-5 0-0 7, Frazier 0-2 2-2 2, Jordan 6-10 4-4 20. Totals 24-62 13-14 73. WAKE FOREST (3-4) Thompson 1-2 1-2 3, Moore 6-7 0-0 12, Crawford 5-10 8-9 20, Wilbekin 4-6 2-3 12, Brown 3-8 2-2 9, Okeke 0-0 0-0 0, Mitchell 1-1 0-0 2, Sarr 0-1 2-4 2, Childress 3-6 4-5 12, Woods 1-6 4-4 7, Eggleston 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 24-47 24-31 80. Halftime_Wake Forest 35-34. 3-Point Goals_Illinois 12-29 (Jordan 4-6, Nichols 2-3, Alstork 2-5, Lucas 1-2, Black 1-3, Williams 1-3, Smith 1-3, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2), Wake Forest 8-17 (Childress 2-3, Wilbekin 2-3, Crawford 2-5, Brown 1-3, Woods 1-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Illinois 35 (Black, Nichols 7), Wake Forest 23 (Moore 6). Assists_Illinois 15 (Lucas 4), Wake Forest 11 (Crawford 4). Total Fouls_Illinois 24, Wake Forest 13. A_5,782 (14,665).

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    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Long Box

    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Long Box WAKE FOREST 80, ILLINOIS 73FGFTRebILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlack343-123-42-71310Finke211-30-01-6142Alstork273-80-00-2228Lucas152-30-00-0435Smith242-80-00-2345Jordan286-104-42-50220Frazier190-22-21-3222Nichols184-114-45-71214Williams113-50-02-3117Eboigbodin30-00-00-0010Totals20024-6213-1413-35152473 Percentages: FG .387, FT .929. 3-Point Goals: 12-29, .414 (Jordan 4-6, Nichols 2-3, Alstork 2-5, Lucas 1-2, Black 1-3, Smith 1-3, Williams 1-3, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 19 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Black). Turnovers: 19 (Nichols 5, Black 4, Finke 3, Alstork 2, Frazier 2, Jordan 2, Williams). Steals: 7 (Frazier 3, Jordan 2, Black, Smith). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebWAKE FORESTMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSThompson101-21-22-3103Moore326-70-01-60212Brown183-82-20-1119Crawford345-108-90-14220Wilbekin314-62-30-40212Woods231-64-40-3237Childress233-64-50-31012Sarr140-12-40-2222Mitchell131-10-00-0012Eggleston20-01-20-0001Okeke--0-00-00-0000Totals20024-4724-313-23111380 Percentages: FG .511, FT .774. 3-Point Goals: 8-17, .471 (Childress 2-3, Wilbekin 2-3, Crawford 2-5, Brown 1-3, Woods 1-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 14 (28 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Moore, Sarr). Turnovers: 14 (Childress 3, Crawford 3, Mitchell 3, Woods 3, Brown, Wilbekin). Steals: 7 (Crawford 4, Mitchell, Wilbekin, Woods). Technical Fouls: None. Illinois3439-73Wake Forest3545-80 A_5,782 (14,665).

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski, left, celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

    Blue Jackets score twice in shootout to top Hurricanes 3-2

    Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin scored in the shootout to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night

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    Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker (1) drives to the basket past Chicago Bulls' Kris Dunn (32) as Lauri Markkanen (24) Tyson Chandler (4) and Robin Lopez watch during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Booker scores 33 as Suns top Bulls 104-99

    Devin Booker scores 33 points as Phoenix Suns top Chicago Bulls 104-99

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    Aurora Christian routs St. Edward

    Aurora Christian defeated St. Edward 80-57 Tuesday night in boys basketball action at the Burney Wilkie Classic in Aurora.

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    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Long Box

    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Long Box WAKE FOREST 80, ILLINOIS 73FGFTRebILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlack343-123-42-71310Finke211-30-01-6142Alstork273-80-00-2228Lucas152-30-00-0435Smith242-80-00-2345Jordan286-104-42-50220Frazier190-22-21-3222Nichols184-114-45-71214Williams113-50-02-3117Eboigbodin30-00-00-0010Totals20024-6213-1413-35152473 Percentages: FG .387, FT .929. 3-Point Goals: 12-29, .414 (Jordan 4-6, Nichols 2-3, Alstork 2-5, Lucas 1-2, Black 1-3, Smith 1-3, Williams 1-3, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 19 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Black). Turnovers: 19 (Nichols 5, Black 4, Finke 3, Alstork 2, Frazier 2, Jordan 2, Williams). Steals: 7 (Frazier 3, Jordan 2, Black, Smith). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebWAKE FORESTMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSThompson101-21-22-3103Moore326-70-01-60212Brown183-82-20-1119Crawford345-108-90-14220Wilbekin314-62-30-40212Woods231-64-40-3237Childress233-64-50-31012Sarr140-12-40-2222Mitchell131-10-00-0012Eggleston20-01-20-0001Okeke--0-00-00-0000Totals20024-4724-313-23111380 Percentages: FG .511, FT .774. 3-Point Goals: 8-17, .471 (Childress 2-3, Wilbekin 2-3, Crawford 2-5, Brown 1-3, Woods 1-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 14 (28 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Moore, Sarr). Turnovers: 14 (Childress 3, Crawford 3, Mitchell 3, Woods 3, Brown, Wilbekin). Steals: 7 (Crawford 4, Mitchell, Wilbekin, Woods). Technical Fouls: None. Illinois3439-73Wake Forest3545-80

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    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Box

    BC-BKC--Illinois-Wake Forest Box WAKE FOREST 80, ILLINOIS 73ILLINOIS (6-1) Black 3-12 3-4 10, Finke 1-3 0-0 2, Lucas 2-3 0-0 5, Alstork 3-8 0-0 8, Smith 2-8 0-0 5, Eboigbodin 0-0 0-0 0, Nichols 4-11 4-4 14, Williams 3-5 0-0 7, Frazier 0-2 2-2 2, Jordan 6-10 4-4 20. Totals 24-62 13-14 73. WAKE FOREST (3-4) Thompson 1-2 1-2 3, Moore 6-7 0-0 12, Crawford 5-10 8-9 20, Wilbekin 4-6 2-3 12, Brown 3-8 2-2 9, Okeke 0-0 0-0 0, Mitchell 1-1 0-0 2, Sarr 0-1 2-4 2, Childress 3-6 4-5 12, Woods 1-6 4-4 7, Eggleston 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 24-47 24-31 80. Halftime_Wake Forest 35-34. 3-Point Goals_Illinois 12-29 (Jordan 4-6, Nichols 2-3, Alstork 2-5, Lucas 1-2, Black 1-3, Williams 1-3, Smith 1-3, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2), Wake Forest 8-17 (Childress 2-3, Wilbekin 2-3, Crawford 2-5, Brown 1-3, Woods 1-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Illinois 35 (Black, Nichols 7), Wake Forest 23 (Moore 6). Assists_Illinois 15 (Lucas 4), Wake Forest 11 (Crawford 4). Total Fouls_Illinois 24, Wake Forest 13.

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    Burlington Central rolls over Richmond-Burton

    Burlington Central downed Richmond-Burton 64-34 in a Kishwaukee River Conference girls basketball game Tuesday night.

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    Lake Zurich’s McKenna Zobel, left, drives on Libertyville’s Margaret Buchert on Tuesday night at Lake Zurich.

    Zobel, confident Lake Zurich top Libertyville

    McKenna Zobel scored 9 of her 13 points in the opening quarter, as Lake Zurich’s girls basketball team bolted to an early lead in its North Suburban Conference opener against visiting Libertyville on Tuesday night, and the Bears pulled away for a 54-36 win.

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    Extra work keys ICCP win vs. Lisle

    IC Catholic Prep defeated Lisle in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James leaves the court after being ejected for a double technical in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 108-97. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    LeBron ejected, Love scores 38 as Cavs beat Heat 108-97

    Love scores 32 in first half, LeBron tossed in third quarter as Cavs down Heat 108-97 for ninth straight win

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    West Aurora’s comeback falls short vs. Yorkville

    West Aurora’s girls basketball team fell to Yorkville 58-52 in a nonconference game Tuesday night.

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    The Florida Panthers celebrate a goal against the New York Rangers during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Malgin's late goal lifts Panthers to 5-4 win over Rangers

    Denis Malgin scored with 1:09 left and the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a pair of three-goal leads to beat the New York Rangers 5-4

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    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) keeps his eyes on the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Vasilevskiy gets shutout as Lightning snap two-game skid

    Andrei Vasilevskiy makes 34 saves, Lightning end skid and hand Sabres their second consecutive shutout, 2-0

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    Balanced Batavia handles St. Charles North

    Batavia’s girls basketball team opened Upstate Eight Conference play with a 55-43 win over St. Charles North on Tuesday night in Batavia.

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    Harvest Christian downs Marmion

    Logan Jones scored 19 points and Grant Young added 17 Tuesday night as the Harvest Christian boys basketball team opened the season with a 58-53 win over Marmion at Aurora Christian’s Burney Wilkie Classic.

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    Maggie Bair

    Bair, Glenbard South start league play with win at Wheaton Academy

    Glenbard South defeated Wheaton Academy in a Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division girls basketball game.

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    Weber’s 31 help Kaneland stay unbeaten

    Jenni Weber scorched the nets for 31 points Tuesday night to lead the Kaneland girls basketball team to a 67-59 win over Rochelle in the Northern Illinois Big XII East opener.

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    Jessup, Boise State hand Loyola-Chicago first loss, 87-53

    Justinian Jessup buried 6 of 7 shots from 3-point range and scored 20 to lead five players in double figures and Boise State knocked off Loyola-Chicago 87-53

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    Katie Sowa

    Cary-Grove’s Sowa breaks 1,000 barrier, leads Trojans to win

    Katie Sowa scored 24 points and hit the 1,000 point mark for her career Tuesday night in leading the Cary-Grove girls basketball team to a 57-36 Fox Valley Conference win over Crystal Lake Central.

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    The Vancouver Canucks' Alexander Burmistrov, left, battles the New York Islanders' Anders Lee during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in New York. Right is Vancouver Canucks' Derrick Pouliot. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Isles rout Canucks 5-2

    Calvin de Haan and Jordan Eberle scored goals one minute apart in the first period to spark the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks

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    BC-BKC--Loyola of Chicago-Boise St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Loyola of Chicago-Boise St. Long Box BOISE ST. 87, LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 53FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJackson196-101-20-20214Krutwig231-40-21-5102Custer325-120-00-24012Townes272-92-20-2017Ingram283-82-20-4138Williamson272-30-00-2015Skokna161-30-01-2112Negron141-41-20-1213Satterwhite70-20-00-1000Shanks40-10-00-1020Baughman20-00-00-0000DiNardi10-10-01-1000Totals20021-576-103-2391153 Percentages: FG .368, FT .600. 3-Point Goals: 5-16, .313 (Custer 2-4, Jackson 1-2, Williamson 1-2, Townes 1-3, Satterwhite 0-1, Ingram 0-4). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 13 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Krutwig 3, Ingram). Turnovers: 13 (Krutwig 3, Ingram 2, Jackson 2, Townes 2, Williamson 2, Negron, Skokna). Steals: 5 (Custer 3, Jackson, Negron). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebBOISE ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSHaney186-80-02-40313Sengfelder264-110-02-122110Hutchison171-30-00-4532Jessup277-100-01-41220Williams233-74-40-32012Hobbs286-91-20-32114Dickinson252-40-00-3405Jorch100-10-00-4120Jardine82-30-01-2005Wacker60-00-00-0010Christon61-30-00-0003Harwell40-20-00-0000Alston21-10-01-1003Totals20033-625-67-40171387 Percentages: FG .532, FT .833. 3-Point Goals: 16-28, .571 (Jessup 6-7, Williams 2-4, Sengfelder 2-5, Alston 1-1, Christon 1-1, Dickinson 1-2, Haney 1-2, Hobbs 1-2, Jardine 1-2, Harwell 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 15 (21 PTS).

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    AP source: Penn State's Moorhead to be next Miss State coach

    AP source: Mississippi State to hire Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as its next head coach

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    Georgia Tech guard Tadric Jackson goes up for the game winning shot over Northwestern center Dererk Pardon in an NCAA college basketball game in Atlanta on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Georgia Tech won, 52-51. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    Jackson scores at buzzer to lift Jackets over Northwestern

    Tadric Jackson took a pass on the left side from Jose Alvarado and drove through the lane past two defenders to score at the rim off the glass

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    Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) stops a Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist (14) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Kopitar scores 2, Quick stops 23 shots, Kings beat Wings 4-1

    Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar scored 2:10 apart late in the second period to put the Los Angeles Kings ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1

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    College Basketball Scores

    Tuesday, Nov. 28EAST Dartmouth 64, Loyola (Md.) 63 Florida St. 78, Rutgers 73 Georgetown 76, Maine 55 NJIT 73, LIU Brooklyn 69 Pittsburgh 71, High Point 63 Rhode Island 86, Brown 62 SOUTH Davidson 85, Charlotte 70 FAU 91, Ave Maria 54 Georgia Tech 52, Northwestern 51 Louisiana-Lafayette 89, McNeese St. 78 Louisiana-Monroe 65, Jackson St. 52 Murray St. 85, Harris-Stowe State 56 Presbyterian 74, UNC-Greensboro 72 S. Dakota St. 99, Mississippi 97, OT SC State 100, Morris College 91 SE Louisiana 80, Loyola (NO) 53 Tennessee St. 67, Fisk 53 VCU 85, Appalachian St. 72 VMI 76, Charleston Southern 68 Vanderbilt 74, Radford 62 Virginia Tech 79, Iowa 55 MIDWEST Akron 75, Chattanooga 70 Ball St. 81, Oakland City 57 Fort Wayne 91, Detroit 82 Iona 93, Ohio 88 Kansas 96, Toledo 58 Missouri St. 77, Colorado St. 67 North Dakota 82, Presentation College 75 Purdue 66, Louisville 57 SE Missouri 83, Hannibal-LaGrange University 59 Valparaiso 72, Utah St. 65 W. Illinois 90, IUPUI 77 W. Michigan 65, Saint Louis 51 Wichita St. 112, Savannah St. 66 Xavier 76, Baylor 63 SOUTHWEST Houston Baptist 96, Dallas Christian 66 SMU 95, Rio Grande 64 Sam Houston St. 81, Schreiner 55 Stephen F. Austin 54, N. Dakota St. 50 Tulsa 100, UTSA 96 FAR WEST Boise St. 87, Loyola of Chicago 53 Hawaii 87, Adams State 77 Washington 85, Kennesaw St. 71 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Tuesday, Nov. 28EAST Dartmouth 64, Loyola (Md.) 63 Florida St. 78, Rutgers 73 Georgetown 76, Maine 55 NJIT 73, LIU Brooklyn 69 Pittsburgh 71, High Point 63 Rhode Island 86, Brown 62 SOUTH Davidson 85, Charlotte 70 FAU 91, Ave Maria 54 Georgia Tech 52, Northwestern 51 Louisiana-Lafayette 89, McNeese St. 78 Louisiana-Monroe 65, Jackson St. 52 Murray St. 85, Harris-Stowe State 56 Presbyterian 74, UNC-Greensboro 72 S. Dakota St. 99, Mississippi 97, OT SC State 100, Morris College 91 SE Louisiana 80, Loyola (NO) 53 Tennessee St. 67, Fisk 53 VCU 85, Appalachian St. 72 VMI 76, Charleston Southern 68 Vanderbilt 74, Radford 62 Virginia Tech 79, Iowa 55 MIDWEST Akron 75, Chattanooga 70 Ball St. 81, Oakland City 57 Fort Wayne 91, Detroit 82 Iona 93, Ohio 88 Kansas 96, Toledo 58 Missouri St. 77, Colorado St. 67 North Dakota 82, Presentation College 75 Purdue 66, Louisville 57 SE Missouri 83, Hannibal-LaGrange University 59 Valparaiso 72, Utah St. 65 W. Illinois 90, IUPUI 77 W. Michigan 65, Saint Louis 51 Wichita St. 112, Savannah St. 66 Xavier 76, Baylor 63 SOUTHWEST Houston Baptist 96, Dallas Christian 66 SMU 95, Rio Grande 64 Sam Houston St. 81, Schreiner 55 Stephen F. Austin 54, N. Dakota St. 50 Tulsa 100, UTSA 96 FAR WEST Boise St. 87, Loyola of Chicago 53 Hawaii 87, Adams State 77 Washington 85, Kennesaw St. 71 ___

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    Southeastern Louisiana beats Loyola New Orleans 80-53

    Jordan Capps scored 21 points and Moses Greenwood added 15 with nine rebounds and two blocked shots to help Southeastern Louisiana beat NAIA Loyola New Orleans 80-53 for its fourth consecutive win

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    Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown poses with the Conerly Trophy awarded to Mississippi's top college football player, following a ceremony in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown wins Conerly Trophy

    Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown wins Conerly Trophy

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    Elgin’s Kylie Graves tries to take the ball from West Chicago’s Sofia Radice Tuesday at Chesbrough Field House at Elgin High School.

    Koenig, West Chicago shoot past Elgin

    West Chicago defeated Elgin 53-35 Tuesday night in an Upstate Eight crossover girls basketball game.

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    BC-BKC--IUPUI-W. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--IUPUI-W. Illinois Box W. ILLINOIS 90, IUPUI 77IUPUI (2-3) Hall 2-4 0-4 4, Brennan 3-11 2-2 8, McCall 9-20 4-6 25, Patterson 2-9 0-0 5, Henderson 2-9 2-3 7, Goss 4-5 1-1 10, Kirby 1-3 0-0 2, Rogers 2-2 0-0 4, Minnett 4-10 1-2 12. Totals 29-73 10-18 77. W. ILLINOIS (5-1) Gilbeck 3-7 1-3 7, Duff 0-1 2-2 2, Webster 10-14 2-2 27, Usiosefe 1-4 7-8 9, Ancrum 8-10 0-0 19, Morgan 3-6 7-7 13, Bruster 3-4 3-4 10, Johnson 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 29-48 22-26 90. Halftime_W. Illinois 48-24. 3-Point Goals_IUPUI 9-30 (Minnett 3-5, McCall 3-7, Goss 1-1, Patterson 1-5, Henderson 1-6, Brennan 0-6), W. Illinois 10-17 (Webster 5-7, Ancrum 3-4, Bruster 1-1, Johnson 1-2, Duff 0-1, Usiosefe 0-2). Fouled Out_Gilbeck. Rebounds_IUPUI 32 (McCall 8), W. Illinois 30 (Gilbeck 8). Assists_IUPUI 14 (Rogers 4), W. Illinois 14 (Webster 8). Total Fouls_IUPUI 21, W. Illinois 14. A_589 (5,139).

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    BC-BKC--IUPUI-W. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--IUPUI-W. Illinois Long Box W. ILLINOIS 90, IUPUI 77FGFTRebIUPUIMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrennan283-112-24-6148Hall182-40-41-6014Henderson272-92-30-2227McCall359-204-66-81025Patterson202-90-00-2235Minnett234-101-24-42312Rogers232-20-00-0444Goss144-51-10-11210Kirby121-30-01-3122Totals20029-7310-1816-32142177 Percentages: FG .397, FT .556. 3-Point Goals: 9-30, .300 (Minnett 3-5, McCall 3-7, Goss 1-1, Patterson 1-5, Henderson 1-6, Brennan 0-6). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 10 (22 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Brennan, Hall). Turnovers: 10 (Brennan 4, Henderson 2, Kirby 2, Rogers 2). Steals: 8 (Goss 2, McCall 2, Brennan, Henderson, Minnett, Patterson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck273-71-32-8257Duff120-12-20-1002Usiosefe341-47-80-5119Webster4010-142-20-28227Ancrum388-100-01-51319Bruster263-43-40-31110Morgan163-67-72-40013Johnson71-20-00-2123Totals20029-4822-265-30141490 Percentages: FG .604, FT .846. 3-Point Goals: 10-17, .588 (Webster 5-7, Ancrum 3-4, Bruster 1-1, Johnson 1-2, Duff 0-1, Usiosefe 0-2). Team Rebounds: 7. Team Turnovers: 14 (11 PTS). Blocked Shots: 8 (Gilbeck 5, Morgan 2, Usiosefe). Turnovers: 14 (Gilbeck 3, Ancrum 2, Bruster 2, Duff 2, Morgan 2, Johnson, Usiosefe, Webster). Steals: 3 (Ancrum, Bruster, Johnson). Technical Fouls: None. IUPUI2453-77W. Illinois4842-90 A_589 (5,139).

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    Carr's career night leads Pitt past High Point

    Marcus Carr scored 19 points and was perfect shooting from the floor as Pittsburgh survived a second-half scare to defeat High Point, 71-63 on Tuesday

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    Detroit Tigers promote Doug Teter to head athletic trainer

    Detroit Tigers promote Doug Teter to head athletic trainer

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    Hillsman leads No. 18 Texas A&M women past Prairie View A&M

    Khaalia Hillsman had 20 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, and nine rebounds to help the No. 18 Texas A&M women beat Prairie View A&M 98-70

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    Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant (2) scrambles from the pocket against South Carolina linebacker T.J. Brunson (6) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson defeated South Carolina 34-10. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4

    Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin top College Football Playoff rankings

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    Hoiberg says maybe late December for LaVine debut

    The Chicago Bulls could use newcomer Zach LaVine on the court, but coach Fred Hoiberg suggested it might be late December before LaVine gets back up to speed after a torn ACL and makes his Chicago debut.

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    Philadelphia Flyers' Michael Raffl (12) collides with San Jose Sharks' Brenden Dillon (4) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Booed off the ice: Sharks send Flyers to 9th straight loss

    Joe Thornton scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period and the San Jose Sharks extended the Philadelphia Flyers' longest losing streak in nearly 10 years to nine games with a 3-1 victory

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    Barry drives for late layup to give Dartmouth 64-63 win

    Brendan Barry drove for a layup with two seconds remaining to give Dartmouth a 64-63 win over Loyola (MD)

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    In this Dec. 7, 1996, photo, Texas' Casey Hampton, top right, and Aaron Humphrey, bottom right, combine to stop Nebraska's DeAngelo Evans at the line of scrimmage in the Big 12 Championship NCAA college football game in St. Louis. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

    Big 12 title game back after 6-season hiatus in playoff era

    When the Big 12 played its first championship game in 1996, the SEC was the only other conference playing such a title game

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    Tiger Woods speaks at a press conference at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Woods is playing in this weeks Hero World Challenge, his first tournament since fusion surgery on his lower back in April. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)

    Rozner: Latest Tiger comeback brings excitement, fear

    Tiger Woods returns to competition again Thursday and excitement in the golf world is soaring.

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    Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) fights Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Crabtree, Talib have suspensions reduced to 1 game

    Oakland receiver Michael Crabtree, Denver cornerback Aqib Talib have suspensions reduced to 1 game on appeal

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    Bulls' Mirotic attends 1st game since fight with Portis

    Bulls F Nikola Mirotic attends 1st game since fight with teammate Bobby Portis

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Don Feria)

    Garoppolo gets start against Chicago Bears

    San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan decided Tuesday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, the former Rolling Meadows High School star, will get his first start for his new team Sunday against the 3-8 Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.

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    FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, Sergei Chudinov of Russia during the men's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Sergei Chudinov placed fifth in skeleton at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but has failed a doping test and according to an IOC statement issued Monday Nov. 27, 2017, Chudinov is banned from all future Olympics. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, FILE)

    Report: Whistleblower diary strengthens case against Russia

    Diary entries from the key whistleblower in the Russian doping scandal document several meetings with powerful government officials, and are expected to be used as further evidence when the IOC decides Russia's fate for the upcoming Olympics

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    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn walks off the field after the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won 26-14. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    No. 4 Auburn hoping this run not just one-year Cam-eo

    Gus Malzahn, Auburn players believe team is positioned for more sustained success

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    Raiders CB Antonio Hamilton returns to practice

    Oakland Raiders cornerback Antonio Hamilton has returned to practice and will be the team's second player eligible to come off injured reserve

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

    49ers turn to Jimmy Garoppolo as starting quarterback

    The San Francisco 49ers will start Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback this week

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    Larson to be sponsored by Credit One Bank next season

    NASCAR star Kyle Larson to be sponsored by Credit One Bank next season

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    Bears waive backup wide receiver Tre McBride

    The Chicago Bears have waived receiver Tre McBride

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    FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, coffins with the remains of Chapecoense soccer team members who died in a plane crash, are transported to the team's stadium for a memorial in Chapeco, Brazil. The soccer club is opening the gates of its stadium on midnight Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, so fans can pray and pay their respects to victims of the LaMia flight that crashed near Medellin a year ago, killing 71 people including 19 Chapecoense players. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

    Brazil's Chapecoense pays tribute to crash victims

    Brazilian club Chapecoense pays tribute to 71 killed in air crash a year ago

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    Real Madrid's Gareth Bale shoots the ball during a Spanish Copa del Rey round of 32 second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Fuenlabrada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Real Madrid won 4-2 on aggregate. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Bale leads Real Madrid into next round of Copa del Rey

    Gareth Bale needed only a few minutes to help Real Madrid secure a spot in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday

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    Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin grimaces in pain after a collision during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Clippers 120-115. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Griffin has sprained left knee, could be out up to 8 weeks

    Blake Griffin sidelined by sprained left knee in another blow to injury-riddled Los Angeles Clippers

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    Dan Mullen, the new head football coach at the University of Florida, is introduced during a news conference in Gainesville, Fla., on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. (Alan Youngblood/Star-Banner via AP)

    AP source: Mullen fires Shannon, hires Gonzales, Hevesy

    A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that new Florida coach Dan Mullen has dismissed defensive coordinator Randy Shannon and five other assistants

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    FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer watches from the sidelines before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. The Vikings are in control of a prime spot in the playoffs with five games to go, but there's no time to look at seeding scenarios or competitor schedules. The NFC race is stacked, leaving little room for lapses.(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

    Surging Vikings avoiding any talk of NFC playoff picture

    The Minnesota Vikings are keeping their focus from straying to long-range forecasts of the NFC playoff picture

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    College Basketball Schedule

    All Times ESTWednesday, Nov. 29EAST Shawnee State at Stony Brook, 7 p.m. Lafayette at Drexel, 7 p.m. ETSU at Fordham, 7 p.m. Sacred Heart at Mass.-Lowell, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Niagara, 7 p.m. Rider at Providence, 7 p.m. St. Bonaventure at Siena, 7 p.m. Colgate at Albany (NY), 7 p.m. Columbia at UConn, 7 p.m. Bucknell at Saint Joseph's, 7 p.m. Morgan St. at George Washington, 7 p.m. American U. at St. Francis (Pa.), 7 p.m. Boston U. at New Hampshire, 7 p.m. UMass at Quinnipiac, 7 p.m. Penn at Villanova, 7 p.m. Fairleigh Dickinson at St. Peter's, 7 p.m. Binghamton at Delaware St., 8 p.m. Lehigh at Princeton, 8 p.m. Bryant at Yale, 8 p.m. SOUTH SC-Upstate at UNC-Asheville, 7 p.m. Florida National at FIU, 7 p.m. Webber International at Florida Gulf Coast, 7 p.m. Mid-Atlantic Christian at Hampton, 7 p.m. Bluefield State at Longwood, 7 p.m. Berea at N. Kentucky, 7 p.m. Marshall at William & Mary, 7 p.m. Winthrop at Furman, 7 p.m. Wofford at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m. Mercer at Tennessee, 7 p.m. E. Michigan at North Florida, 7 p.m. Lipscomb at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. Vermont at Richmond, 7 p.m. Wiley at Southern U., 7 p.m. Georgia St. at Alabama A&M, 7 p.m. George Mason at James Madison, 7 p.m. Penn St. at NC State, 7:15 p.m. Lyon College at Northwestern St., 7:30 p.m. Michigan at North Carolina, 7:30 p.m. Louisiana Tech at Alabama, 8 p.m. Kent St. at Norfolk St., 8 p.m. UT Martin at LSU, 8 p.m. Alcorn St. at Tulane, 8 p.m. E. Kentucky at W. Kentucky, 8 p.m. Ill.-Chicago at Troy, 8 p.m. Southern Miss. at South Alabama, 8:05 p.m. MIDWEST Midway at Miami (Ohio), 7 p.m. Arkansas St. at Cleveland St., 7 p.m. San Jose St. at Bowling Green, 7 p.m. Auburn at Dayton, 7 p.m. Robert Morris at Youngstown St., 7 p.m. Air Force at Indiana St., 7 p.m. Clemson at Ohio St., 7:15 p.m. UNLV at N. Iowa, 8 p.m. Oral Roberts at Kansas St., 8 p.m. SIU-Edwardsville at S. Illinois, 8 p.m. Drake at Nebraska-Omaha, 8 p.m. Chicago St. at Marquette, 9 p.m. Boston College at Nebraska, 9:15 p.m. Miami at Minnesota, 9:15 p.m. Milwaukee at N. Illinois, 9:30 p.m. Duke at Indiana, 9:30 p.m. SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas at UALR, 7:30 p.m. Austin Peay at Oklahoma St., 8 p.m. Rice at Texas-Arlington, 8 p.m. Florida A&M at Texas, 8 p.m. Texas A&M-CC at Texas State, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Houston, 8 p.m. Belmont at TCU, 9 p.m. FAR WEST Long Beach St. at Arizona, 8 p.m. BYU vs. Utah Valley at Orem, Utah, 9 p.m. Incarnate Word at Gonzaga, 9 p.m. Wyoming at Denver, 9 p.m. Evansville at New Mexico, 9 p.m. Bethesda at Montana St., 9 p.m. Illinois St. at Nevada, 9 p.m. S. Utah at Pepperdine, 10 p.m. CS Bakersfield at UCLA, 10 p.m. Whittier College at UC Irvine, 10 p.m. Montana at Stanford, 10 p.m. N. Colorado at UC Davis, 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30EAST Hartford at LIU Brooklyn, 7 p.m. College of New Rochelle at St. Francis Brooklyn, 7 p.m. NJIT at West Virginia, 7 p.m. Harvard at Northeastern, 7 p.m. NC A&T at CCSU, 7 p.m.

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    West Bromwich Albion's Jonny Evans scores an own goal against Newcastle United during the English Premier League soccer match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017. (David Davies/PA via AP)

    Newcastle ends 4-game losing run by drawing 2-2 at West Brom

    Newcastle ended a run of four straight Premier League losses by coming back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at West Bromwich Albion, whose winless run stretched to 13 games ahead of its likely appointment of Alan Pardew as manager

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    US women to play Denmark in San Diego on Jan. 21

    The U.S. women's national team will pay Denmark on Jan. 21 in San Diego as the team prepares for World Cup qualifying later in the year

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    Husker fan Brenda Saavedra holds up a shirt with the writing "Nebraska Frost Advisory Restore Glory" as she shops for Christmas gifts in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Nebraska fans are gearing up for what they hope is the imminent arrival of Scott Frost as the Cornhuskers' new football coach. T-shirts imploring Frost to "Make Nebraska Great Again" are popular, and bars around town are setting drinks on "Hire Scott Frost Now!" coasters. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Husker fans catch Frost Fever, awaiting coach, favorite son

    Nebraska fans gear up, certain that native son Scott Frost is their next coach

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    Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Eagles, Pats still top 2 in the latest AP Pro32 poll

    Philadelphia Eagles remain No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll

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    Manchester United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road stadium in Watford, England, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Man United scores 4 goals again to showcase attacking talent

    Manchester United issued another reminder of its attacking talent by scoring four goals in a Premier League game for the sixth time this season

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    FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, Julie Cromer Peoples, interim athletic director for the University of Arkansas, talks about the decision to fire Arkansas coach Bret Bielema at a press conference in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas will use a pair of firms to aid in the search for its new athletic director and football coach. The school announced the hiring of firms Korn Ferry and DHK International on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, two weeks after Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz fired former athletic director Jeff Long _ and less than a week after interim athletic director Julie Cromer Peoples fired former coach Bret Bielema. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

    Arkansas hires firms to aid search for AD, coach

    Arkansas will use a pair of firms to aid in the search for its new athletic director and football coach

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    Manchester United's Anthony Martial, left, celebrates scoring his side's third goal with Ashley Young during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road stadium in Watford, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Man United beats Watford 4-2 to keep in sight of City

    A first-half double from Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard's 60-meter solo goal helped Manchester United beat Watford 4-2 on Tuesday to keep in sight of Premier League leader Manchester City

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    Bordeaux ends winless streak with 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne

    Alexandre Mendy scored a brace as Bordeaux ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-0 defeat of Saint-Etienne in the French league on Tuesday

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    Leicester's Jamie Vardy, right, celebrates with Leicester's Danny Simpson after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Tottenham slips up again with 2-1 loss at Leicester

    Tottenham slipped up again in the Premier League by losing 2-1 at Leicester thanks to beautifully taken goals by Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez

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    Torino to commemorate anniversary of Chapecoense plane crash

    Torino players will wear special shirts in Saturday's match against Atalanta, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the tragic plane crash which killed most of the Chapecoense team

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    Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien, left, speaks with quarterback Tom Savage in the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    Texans look ahead after loss dwindles playoff chances

    The Houston Texans are trying to regroup and move on after another turnover-filled performance by Tom Savage on Monday night dropped them to 4-7 and made their chances of reaching the postseason slim

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    Florida agrees to pay $7.5 million to ex-coach Jim McElwain

    Florida will pay former coach Jim McElwain a $7.5 million buyout, which will be spread across six payments between now and 2021

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    Former Syracuse running back Walter Reyes dies at 36

    Former Syracuse tailback Walter Reyes, second all-time on the school's rushing list, has died in his native Ohio at age 36

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    Darren McFadden retires 2 days after release by Cowboys

    Running back Darren McFadden has announced his retirement two days after his release by the Dallas Cowboys

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    Dolphins DE William Hayes placed on injured reserve

    Miami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes has been placed on injured reserve because of a bad back

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    FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, TCU defensive end Mat Boesen (9) sacks Baylor quarterback Zach Smith (8) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Fort Worth, Texas. The No. 10 Horned Frogs hope to have Boesen back for an entire game in the rematch against the No. 2 Sooners, this time in the Big 12 championship game Saturday that comes a week after his TCU single-game record 5 1/2 sacks against Baylor. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

    TCU sack leader Boesen back vs. Oklahoma for Big 12 title

    No. 10 TCU expects to have Big 12 sack leader back for a gull game against Oklahoma this time

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    Real Madrid's Marcelo, right, vies for the ball with Malaga's Sergio Gontan "Keko" during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Marcelo appears in Madrid court in tax fraud case

    Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid left back Marcelo of defrauding local tax authorities of nearly half a million euros

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    Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper (15) loses his grip on the ball as he attempts a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 56-10. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Syracuse heads into the offseason on a down note

    Syracuse ends season with five straight losses to finish at 4-8 for the third straight year; second-year coach Dino Babers remains optimistic heading into the offseason

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    Houston Dash hire Vera Pauw as new head coach

    The Houston Dash have named former Dutch international Vera Pauw as the team's new head coach

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    In this undated photo provided by NFL Experience Times Square, participants use football practice equipment installed at NFL Experience Times Square in New York. The $30 million project has taken 2 1/2 years to develop and has something for kids, teens and adults, mixing high tech and traditional displays into an immersive attraction. (NFL Experience Times Square via AP)

    NFL putting permanent Experience in Times Square

    The NFL is taking its game to Times Square, literally

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    Volunteer Gary Snyder of St. Charles moves boxes of donated materials at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

    Editorial: Don’t forget local charities during giving season
    A Daily Herald editorial urges charitable giving this holiday season to local organizations, which have taken a hit in funding because of the ongoing need to disaster areas.

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    Keith Peterson

    Trump’s snub of Nobel winners another blow to science in U.S.
    Guest columnist Keith Peterson: This year, the Trump administration has said there will be no celebratory dinner for America’s Nobel winners and there are reports that some of them are relieved. Has it really come to this?

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    How tribal politics curse us with tribal morality
    Columnist Michael Gerson: Both sides give personal failings less weight than a compelling public good. It is not always an unserious argument, but in this case, it is a cruel and dangerous one.

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    Fighting sex abuse
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: This 80-year-old ‘me too’ lady deplores the election in Alabama of a pervert who when elected gives a green light to others of his ilk.

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    Familiar formula
    A Palatine letter to the editor: Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker’s op-ed in the Nov. 22 edition can be reduced to four words, “Tax More — Spend More.”

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    What we preach, practice
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: When Bill Clinton’s was running to be the Democratic candidate for president, he had plenty of competition.

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    Change is needed in Metra’s mindset
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: I have ridden the Union Pacific Northwest Line Metra train into and out of Chicago for 30-plus years and have never been more upset and frustrated with the service.

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    The abortion decision
    An Elgin letter to the editor: A Nov. 18 post, “Abortion is woman’s decision.”She made a decision before that also, to have unprotected sex.

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    Rapper doesn’t just talk about injustice
    A Glen Ellyn letter to the editor: Recently, Chance the Rapper spoke at a city council meeting against the proposed Chicago Police Academy. He was speaking in support of increased funding for Chicago Public Schools.

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