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    Kentucky's Kevin Knox, top, shoots while pressured by Harvard's Chris Lewis and Seth Towns (31) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. Knox led Kentucky with 20 points in Kentucky's 79-70 win.(AP Photo/James Crisp)

    No. 7 Kentucky leads big before holding off Harvard 79-70

    Knox scores 20, Diallo 19 as No. 7 Kentucky leads Harvard big before surviving for 79-70 win

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    Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma, center, is trapped with the ball by Denver Nuggets forwards Juan Hernangomez, left, of Spain, and Kenneth Faried in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Murray, Barton lead Nuggets over Lakers, 115-100.

    Jamal Murray had 28 points, Will Barton scored 13 of his 16 points in the final 7:44, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-100

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    Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (38), with quarterback Brett Rypien, left, and offensive linesman Mason Hampton (59), holds up the trophy after the team's 17-14 win over Fresno State in an NCAA college football game for the Mountain West Conference championship in Boise, Idaho, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.p (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

    Boise State rallies to beat No. 25 Fresno State 17-14

    Brett Rypien threw for 246 yards and led a fourth-quarter comeback to help Boise State beat No. 25 Fresno State 17-14 in the Mountain West championship game

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    Clemson's Kelly Bryant celebrates with the trophy for winning the game's most valuable player after Clemson's win over Miami in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Bryant, No. 1 Clemson pound No. 7 Miami 38-3 for ACC crown

    No. 1 Clemson claimed its spot in the College Football Playoff with a dominant, 38-3 victory over No. 7 Miami to win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship

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    Arizona Coyotes goalie Scott Wedgewood (31) makes a save on a shot as defenseman Luke Schenn (2) tries to clear the puck from the front of the net while New Jersey Devils' Jimmy Hayes (10) skates in during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Devils 5-0. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

    Wedgewood stops 27 shots, Coyotes beat Devils 5-0

    Scott Wedgewood stopped 27 shots for his first shutout of the season and second of his career, leading the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils

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    Nashville Predators defenseman Alexei Emelin (25), of Russia, checks Anaheim Ducks center Joseph Blandisi (39) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Fiala, Turris score in shootout to lift Predators over Ducks

    Kevin Fiala and Kyle Turris scored in the shootout to lead the Nashville Predators over the Anaheim Ducks 3-2

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    Georgia's Malik Herring (10) and Michael Barnett (94) celebrate a blocked field goal against Auburn during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    No. 6 Georgia routs No. 4 Auburn 28-7 in SEC title game

    Top 25 Capsules

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    Central Florida head coach Scott Frost holds the winning trophy after defeating Memphis in the American Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Central Florida won in overtime 62-55. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    No. 12 UCF stays unbeaten, captures AAC title in 2 OTs

    Central Florida for the second straight week prevailed in a shootout on its home field

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    San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, a native of Arlington Heights, will get his first start for the 49ers against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field.

    10 things to know about 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo

    As Rolling Meadows High School product Jimmy Garoppolo makes his first start for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday against the Chicago Bears, here are 10 things to know about the young NFL quarterback from Arlington Heights.

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    Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White runs after a catch during their game Sunday, October 12 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

    Breaking down Chicago Bears' draft picks under Pace

    Bears GM Ryan Pace has unearthed some gems in later rounds of the draft, like fifth-round running back Jordan Howard. But some of his higher-round selections have yet to develop as expected, like first-round wide receiver Kevin White, who has been plagued by injuries. Here's a report card on each of his 20 selections.

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    Seven-year veteran Chris Prosinski is now one of just two healthy safeties on the Chicago Bears' roster. Prosinski was waived a week before the regular season with a hamstring injury and has been out of football since then.

    Chicago Bears bring back Prosinski to help at safety

    The Chicago Bears have only two healthy safeties on the roster, and one of them is seven-year veteran Chris Prosinski, who arrived at Halas Hall Wednesday and has been out of the NFL since the Bears waived him with a hamstring injury a week before the start of the regular season.

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    Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91) gets the puck past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg (31) during the shootout of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Dallas. The Stars defeated the Blackhawks 3-2. (AP Photo/ Michael Ainsworth)

    Forsberg strong, but Blackhawks fall to Dallas

    Alexander Radulov and Tyler Seguin both beat Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg in the shootout and host Dallas beat the Hawks for the second time in three days with a 3-2 victory Saturday night.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school girls bowling results from meets of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Dec. 2 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    Riedl, Maine West pick up impressive Showcase victory

    Jessica Riedl, a multiple-year all-area volleyball player for Maine West, is looking to play the sport in college. But basketball teams who are playing Maine West this season better be looking for Riedl. The 6-foot senior forward came off the bench to contribute 12 points and 9 rebounds in the Warriors’ 60-51 triumph over Beaver Dam, the Division II defending Wisconsin girls basketball state champion.

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    Lake Zurich stretches win streak to three

    Maddy Piggott scored a game-high 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds, and Lake Zurich’s girls basketball team defeated Harvest Christian Academy 54-45 in the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase at Fremd on Saturday.

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    Filippone, Antioch win at Wauconda

    Dan Filippone finished with a game-high 23 points as Antioch produced an 18-point fourth quarter in a 54-50 victory over host Wauconda on Saturday in Northern Lake County Conference boys basketball play.

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    Behrendt, Lakes have an answer against Grayslake North

    Michael Behrendt keyed a Lakes comeback in a 48-43 victory at Grayslake North in the Northern Lake County Conference race on Saturday.

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    Aurora Christian blows out Harvest to win Wilkie title

    Aurora Christian’s boys basketball team defeated Harvest Christian 75-59 on Saturday to win the seventh annual Burney Wilkie Classic.

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    Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen, left, of Denmark, tries to keep the puck away from Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser after getting caught out of position during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Markstrom makes 35 saves, Canucks beat Maple Leafs 2-1

    Jacob Markstrom stopped 35 shots to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs

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    Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal past Buffalo Sabres goalie Chad Johnson (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Crosby, Malkin help Penguins sink slumping Sabres, 5-1

    Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist apiece, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their season-best fourth straight game, 5-1 over the slumping Buffalo Sabres

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    Cary-Grove’s comeback falls short vs. McHenry

    Cary-Grove fell to McHenry 64-60 Saturday night in a Fox Valley Conference girls basketball game.

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    Appalachian State cruises to share of Sun Belt title

    Taylor Lamb passed for four touchdowns and ran for another to help Appalachian State wrap up a share of the Sun Belt Conference title with a 63-14 win over Louisiana-Lafayette

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    WW South defense shuts down Lake Park

    Wheaton Warrenville South defeated Lake Park in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

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    CORRECTS TO SATURDAY NOT FRIDAY - Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond (0) is blocked by Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Embiid waves goodbye to Drummond, Pistons in 108-103 win

    Joel Embiid had 25 points and 10 rebounds and got the better of Andre Drummond down the stretch in a matchup of trash-talking big men to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 108-103 victory over the Detroit Pistons

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Memphis Grizzlies' Dillon Brooks (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    James takes over as Cavaliers win 11th straight

    LeBron James scores 34 as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Memphis Grizzlies 116-111 for 11th straight win

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    Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) is subdued by officials during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Hanifin scores late in OT to lift Hurricanes past Panthers

    Noah Hanifin scored with 2 seconds left in overtime, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 in a brawl-filled contest

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    Benet suffers first defeat

    Benet’s boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season with Saturday’s 35-34 heartbreaking defeat to DePaul College Prep in Lisle.

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    Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, scores a goal against Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72), also of Russia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Capitals continue success vs. Bobrovsky, beat Blue Jackets

    Braden Holtby made 32 saves as the Capitals continued their domination of Sergei Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets with a 4-3 victory.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Dec. 2EAST Albany (NY) 86, Columbia 82 Army 83, Marist 75 Binghamton 76, Colgate 65 Boston College 73, Hartford 61 Bucknell 81, Vermont 77 CCSU 68, Brown 62 Canisius 73, Dartmouth 60 Drexel 89, Rider 77 Fordham 67, Maine 66, OT Iona 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 La Salle 58, Holy Cross 54 Lafayette 79, Quinnipiac 58 Md.-Eastern Shore 74, American U. 70 Mount St. Mary's 80, Loyola (Md.) 75, OT New Hampshire 75, Bryant 59 Northeastern 84, Cornell 66 Rhode Island 75, Providence 68 Siena 76, Robert Morris 74 St. Bonaventure 73, Buffalo 62 St. John's 90, Sacred Heart 55 Stony Brook 85, St. Francis (Pa.) 83 Towson 56, Manhattan 55 UConn 84, Monmouth (NJ) 81, OT Villanova 94, Saint Joseph's 53 SOUTH Appalachian St. 84, South Florida 61 Austin Peay 67, Alabama A&M 47 Belmont 86, Green Bay 75 Bowling Green 92, Norfolk St. 77 Chattanooga 66, UT Martin 63 Duke 96, South Dakota 80 E. Kentucky 70, Jacksonville 65, OT East Carolina 63, Delaware St. 57 Elon 71, St. Peter's 65, 2OT FAU 93, Bethune-Cookman 75 FIU 87, South Alabama 58 Furman 64, Tennessee Tech 50 Gardner-Webb 87, SC-Upstate 66 Georgia Southern 97, Tennessee Wesleyan 61 James Madison 87, Charlotte 82 Kentucky 79, Harvard 70 Lamar 69, Coastal Carolina 67, OT Lipscomb 95, Tennessee St. 86, OT Longwood 61, Fayetteville State 52 Louisiana Tech 106, Miles 55 Marshall 86, Akron 64 Memphis 83, Mercer 81, 2OT Miami 80, Princeton 52 Middle Tennessee 81, Florida Gulf Coast 76 Murray St. 80, Florida A&M 59 N. Kentucky 86, Morehead St. 49 NC State 103, SC State 71 New Orleans 87, Williams Baptist 70 North Florida 85, Trinity Baptist 58 Presbyterian 73, NC A&T 70 Radford 63, VMI 50 SE Missouri 86, NC Central 77 South Carolina 76, UMass 70 UMBC 98, The Citadel 72 UNC-Greensboro 76, Liberty 75, 3OT VCU 82, Old Dominion 75 Virginia 75, Lehigh 54 Virginia Tech 83, Mississippi 80, OT W. Kentucky 78, Wright St. 60 Wake Forest 82, Richmond 53 William & Mary 108, Savannah St. 85 Winthrop 107, Reinhardt 76 MIDWEST Ball St. 83, IUPUI 64 Butler 75, Saint Louis 45 DePaul 89, Youngstown St. 73 Evansville 98, Oakland City 56 Georgia 73, Marquette 66 Illinois St. 65, Tulsa 58 Kansas 76, Syracuse 60 Kent St. 72, Cleveland St. 62 Loyola of Chicago 85, Ill.-Chicago 61 Miami (Ohio) 76, W. Illinois 73, 2OT Michigan 69, Indiana 55 Missouri St. 73, S. Dakota St. 53 Montana St. 68, Milwaukee 64 N. Illinois 95, Chicago St. 77 Oakland 78, W. Michigan 73 Ohio St. 83, Wisconsin 58 Penn St. 77, Iowa 73 S. Illinois 76, San Jose St. 58 Toledo 71, Texas Southern 69 Xavier 89, Cincinnati 76 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 71, Schreiner 43 Houston 91, Arkansas 65 Houston Baptist 71, Texas State 52 Oral Roberts 74, UALR 66, 2OT Rio Grande 69, Rice 67 Stephen F. Austin 68, Louisiana-Monroe 65 TCU 92, Yale 66 Texas-Arlington 65, North Texas 60 Wichita St. 69, Baylor 62 FAR WEST Air Force 61, Denver 59 Cal St.-Fullerton 86, Cal Lutheran 58

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    Sto. Domingo hits for 27 as St. Edward downs Timothy Christian

    Yssa Sto. Domingo hit for 27 points including five 3-pointers Saturday as the St. Edward girls basketball team earned a 52-32 Metro Suburban Red win at Timothy Christian.

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    Naperville Central’s Nikki Kwilosz, right, guards Metea Valley’s Nazuri Whigham, left, during girls basketball action in Aurora.

    Well-rounded Naperville North dispatches Metea Valley

    Naperville North defeated Metea Valley in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

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    BC-BKC--Miami (Ohio)-W. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Miami (Ohio)-W. Illinois Box MIAMI (OHIO) 76, W. ILLINOIS 73, 2OTMIAMI (OHIO) (5-3) McLane 6-13 4-9 17, Brown 3-6 1-1 7, Ringo 4-9 1-2 11, Sibande 6-11 2-2 16, Adaway 2-6 2-2 7, Bowman 2-7 0-0 5, Mills 2-4 0-0 4, Wright 2-4 1-2 6, Coleman-Lands 1-6 0-0 3. Totals 28-66 11-18 76. W. ILLINOIS (5-2) Gilbeck 4-5 0-0 8, Duff 3-8 1-2 8, Webster 5-19 2-3 15, Usiosefe 3-9 2-2 9, Ancrum 8-15 0-0 22, Morgan 4-8 1-2 9, Johnson 1-1 0-0 2, Bruster 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 28-67 6-9 73. Halftime_Miami (Ohio) 35-31. End Of Regulation_Tied 57. End Of 1st Overtime_Tied 66. 3-Point Goals_Miami (Ohio) 9-28 (Ringo 2-4, Sibande 2-5, Adaway 1-2, McLane 1-3, Wright 1-3, Bowman 1-3, Coleman-Lands 1-5, Brown 0-1, Mills 0-2), W. Illinois 11-30 (Ancrum 6-10, Webster 3-7, Duff 1-4, Usiosefe 1-7, Bruster 0-1, Morgan 0-1). Fouled Out_Gilbeck. Rebounds_Miami (Ohio) 39 (McLane 9), W. Illinois 37 (Morgan 10). Assists_Miami (Ohio) 13 (Ringo 6), W. Illinois 11 (Webster, Ancrum 4). Total Fouls_Miami (Ohio) 16, W. Illinois 19. A_658 (5,139).

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    BC-BKC--Miami (Ohio)-W. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Miami (Ohio)-W. Illinois Long Box MIAMI (OHIO) 76, W. ILLINOIS 73, 2OTFGFTRebMIAMI (OHIO)MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrown203-61-11-7037McLane396-134-95-91117Adaway422-62-20-3007Ringo274-91-20-26411Sibande416-112-20-52216Mills292-40-01-6024Coleman-Lands241-60-02-5243Wright172-41-20-2106Bowman112-70-00-0105Totals25028-6611-189-39131676 Percentages: FG .424, FT .611. 3-Point Goals: 9-28, .321 (Ringo 2-4, Sibande 2-5, Adaway 1-2, Bowman 1-3, McLane 1-3, Wright 1-3, Coleman-Lands 1-5, Brown 0-1, Mills 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 14 (20 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Mills). Turnovers: 14 (Adaway 3, Mills 3, Sibande 3, McLane 2, Ringo 2, Brown). Steals: 11 (Ringo 4, Sibande 3, Adaway 2, Bowman, McLane). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck254-50-00-5058Duff423-81-21-5128Usiosefe383-92-20-6039Webster435-192-31-34215Ancrum508-150-03-74022Morgan314-81-23-10149Bruster150-20-00-1120Johnson61-10-00-0012Totals25028-676-98-37111973 Percentages: FG .418, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 11-30, .367 (Ancrum 6-10, Webster 3-7, Duff 1-4, Usiosefe 1-7, Bruster 0-1, Morgan 0-1). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 18 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Gilbeck 2). Turnovers: 18 (Ancrum 6, Morgan 5, Duff 2, Gilbeck 2, Bruster, Johnson, Webster). Steals: 5 (Webster 2, Ancrum, Gilbeck, Usiosefe). Technical Fouls: None. Miami (Ohio)3522910-76W. Illinois312697-73 A_658 (5,139).

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    Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) watches his backhanded shot go wide of San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Johnson has 2 goals, Lightning beat Sharks 5-2

    Tyler Johnson scored twice in the third period to snap a 15-game drought and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2

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    St. Edward dumps Marmion for 3rd at Wilkie Classic

    St. Edward’s boys basketball team defeated Marmion 56-53 Saturday in the third place game of the Burney Wilkie Classic at Aurora Christian.

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    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn watches his team warm up for the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Georgia on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta, Ga. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

    Gus Malzahn: 'I want to be the head coach at Auburn'

    Gus Malzahn continued to face questions about his future after Auburn's bid to make the playoffs skidded to a halt

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    Rolling Meadows makes most of fast start

    Rolling Meadows girls basketball coach Ryan Kirkorsky said his players came out ready to play on Saturday afternoon. He meant it. The host Mustangs raced out to a 28-4 lead after one quarter and never looked back en route to a 69-35 triumph over Glenbard East in the nonconference girls basketball game.

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    Aurora Central nabs win at Wilkie Classic

    Kyle Cerzak hit for 21 points Saturday to lead the Aurora Central Catholic boys basketball team to a 65-48 win over Joliet Catholic in the final round of the Burney Wilkie Classic at Aurora Christian.

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    Carmel slips past Montini in final seconds

    Carmel defeated Montini in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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    Alcorn State quarterback Lenorris Footman (17) rushes for a touchdown in the fourth quarter while defended by Grambling State defensive back Chris Grant (35) during the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship football game in Houston, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (Tim Warner/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Grambling St. beats Alcorn St. 40-32 in SWAC Championship

    Devante Kincade threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores, and Grambling held off Alcorn State 40-32 en route to its second straight Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship

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    Rohr, South Elgin top Guilford to move to 5-0

    South Elgin’s boys basketball team moved to 5-0 for the season Saturday with a 73-55 nonconference win over Rockford Guilford.

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    Montreal Canadiens' Paul Byron scores against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Byron hat trick fuels Canadiens over Red Wings 10-1

    Paul Byron got his first career hat trick, Alex Galchenyuk had a career-best four assists and the Montreal Canadiens beat the slumping Detroit Red Wings 10-1 for their fifth straight win

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Dec. 2EAST Albany (NY) 86, Columbia 82 Army 83, Marist 75 Binghamton 76, Colgate 65 Boston College 73, Hartford 61 Bucknell 81, Vermont 77 CCSU 68, Brown 62 Canisius 73, Dartmouth 60 Drexel 89, Rider 77 Fordham 67, Maine 66, OT Iona 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 La Salle 58, Holy Cross 54 Lafayette 79, Quinnipiac 58 Md.-Eastern Shore 74, American U. 70 Mount St. Mary's 80, Loyola (Md.) 75, OT New Hampshire 75, Bryant 59 Northeastern 84, Cornell 66 Rhode Island 75, Providence 68 Siena 76, Robert Morris 74 St. Bonaventure 73, Buffalo 62 St. John's 90, Sacred Heart 55 Stony Brook 85, St. Francis (Pa.) 83 Towson 56, Manhattan 55 UConn 84, Monmouth (NJ) 81, OT Villanova 94, Saint Joseph's 53 SOUTH Appalachian St. 84, South Florida 61 Austin Peay 67, Alabama A&M 47 Belmont 86, Green Bay 75 Bowling Green 92, Norfolk St. 77 Chattanooga 66, UT Martin 63 Duke 96, South Dakota 80 E. Kentucky 70, Jacksonville 65, OT East Carolina 63, Delaware St. 57 Elon 71, St. Peter's 65, 2OT FAU 93, Bethune-Cookman 75 FIU 87, South Alabama 58 Furman 64, Tennessee Tech 50 Gardner-Webb 87, SC-Upstate 66 Georgia Southern 97, Tennessee Wesleyan 61 James Madison 87, Charlotte 82 Kentucky 79, Harvard 70 Lamar 69, Coastal Carolina 67, OT Longwood 61, Fayetteville State 52 Louisiana Tech 106, Miles 55 Marshall 86, Akron 64 Memphis 83, Mercer 81, 2OT Miami 80, Princeton 52 Middle Tennessee 81, Florida Gulf Coast 76 Murray St. 80, Florida A&M 59 N. Kentucky 86, Morehead St. 49 NC State 103, SC State 71 New Orleans 87, Williams Baptist 70 North Florida 85, Trinity Baptist 58 Presbyterian 73, NC A&T 70 Radford 63, VMI 50 SE Missouri 86, NC Central 77 South Carolina 76, UMass 70 UMBC 98, The Citadel 72 UNC-Greensboro 76, Liberty 75, 3OT VCU 82, Old Dominion 75 Virginia 75, Lehigh 54 Virginia Tech 83, Mississippi 80, OT W. Kentucky 78, Wright St. 60 Wake Forest 82, Richmond 53 William & Mary 108, Savannah St. 85 Winthrop 107, Reinhardt 76 MIDWEST Ball St. 83, IUPUI 64 Butler 75, Saint Louis 45 DePaul 89, Youngstown St. 73 Evansville 98, Oakland City 56 Georgia 73, Marquette 66 Illinois St. 65, Tulsa 58 Kansas 76, Syracuse 60 Kent St. 72, Cleveland St. 62 Loyola of Chicago 85, Ill.-Chicago 61 Michigan 69, Indiana 55 Missouri St. 73, S. Dakota St. 53 Montana St. 68, Milwaukee 64 N. Illinois 95, Chicago St. 77 Oakland 78, W. Michigan 73 Ohio St. 83, Wisconsin 58 Penn St. 77, Iowa 73 S. Illinois 76, San Jose St. 58 Toledo 71, Texas Southern 69 Xavier 89, Cincinnati 76 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 71, Schreiner 43 Houston 91, Arkansas 65 Houston Baptist 71, Texas State 52 Oral Roberts 74, UALR 66, 2OT Rio Grande 69, Rice 67 Stephen F. Austin 68, Louisiana-Monroe 65 TCU 92, Yale 66 Wichita St. 69, Baylor 62 FAR WEST Air Force 61, Denver 59 Colorado St. 72, Colorado 63 Fresno St. 106, Long Beach St. 70 Oregon St. 78, Loyola Marymount 74 Portland St. 125, Portland Bible College 50

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Dec. 2EAST Albany (NY) 86, Columbia 82 Army 83, Marist 75 Binghamton 76, Colgate 65 Boston College 73, Hartford 61 Bucknell 81, Vermont 77 CCSU 68, Brown 62 Canisius 73, Dartmouth 60 Drexel 89, Rider 77 Fordham 67, Maine 66, OT Iona 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 La Salle 58, Holy Cross 54 Lafayette 79, Quinnipiac 58 Md.-Eastern Shore 74, American U. 70 Mount St. Mary's 80, Loyola (Md.) 75, OT New Hampshire 75, Bryant 59 Northeastern 84, Cornell 66 Rhode Island 75, Providence 68 Siena 76, Robert Morris 74 St. Bonaventure 73, Buffalo 62 St. John's 90, Sacred Heart 55 Stony Brook 85, St. Francis (Pa.) 83 Towson 56, Manhattan 55 UConn 84, Monmouth (NJ) 81, OT Villanova 94, Saint Joseph's 53 SOUTH Appalachian St. 84, South Florida 61 Austin Peay 67, Alabama A&M 47 Belmont 86, Green Bay 75 Bowling Green 92, Norfolk St. 77 Chattanooga 66, UT Martin 63 Duke 96, South Dakota 80 E. Kentucky 70, Jacksonville 65, OT East Carolina 63, Delaware St. 57 Elon 71, St. Peter's 65, 2OT FAU 93, Bethune-Cookman 75 FIU 87, South Alabama 58 Furman 64, Tennessee Tech 50 Gardner-Webb 87, SC-Upstate 66 Georgia Southern 97, Tennessee Wesleyan 61 James Madison 87, Charlotte 82 Kentucky 79, Harvard 70 Lamar 69, Coastal Carolina 67, OT Longwood 61, Fayetteville State 52 Louisiana Tech 106, Miles 55 Marshall 86, Akron 64 Memphis 83, Mercer 81, 2OT Miami 80, Princeton 52 Middle Tennessee 81, Florida Gulf Coast 76 Murray St. 80, Florida A&M 59 N. Kentucky 86, Morehead St. 49 NC State 103, SC State 71 New Orleans 87, Williams Baptist 70 North Florida 85, Trinity Baptist 58 Presbyterian 73, NC A&T 70 Radford 63, VMI 50 SE Missouri 86, NC Central 77 South Carolina 76, UMass 70 UMBC 98, The Citadel 72 UNC-Greensboro 76, Liberty 75, 3OT VCU 82, Old Dominion 75 Virginia 75, Lehigh 54 Virginia Tech 83, Mississippi 80, OT W. Kentucky 78, Wright St. 60 Wake Forest 82, Richmond 53 William & Mary 108, Savannah St. 85 Winthrop 107, Reinhardt 76 MIDWEST Ball St. 83, IUPUI 64 Butler 75, Saint Louis 45 DePaul 89, Youngstown St. 73 Evansville 98, Oakland City 56 Georgia 73, Marquette 66 Illinois St. 65, Tulsa 58 Kansas 76, Syracuse 60 Kent St. 72, Cleveland St. 62 Loyola of Chicago 85, Ill.-Chicago 61 Michigan 69, Indiana 55 Missouri St. 73, S. Dakota St. 53 Montana St. 68, Milwaukee 64 N. Illinois 95, Chicago St. 77 Oakland 78, W. Michigan 73 Ohio St. 83, Wisconsin 58 Penn St. 77, Iowa 73 S. Illinois 76, San Jose St. 58 Toledo 71, Texas Southern 69 Xavier 89, Cincinnati 76 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 71, Schreiner 43 Houston 91, Arkansas 65 Houston Baptist 71, Texas State 52 Oral Roberts 74, UALR 66, 2OT Rio Grande 69, Rice 67 Stephen F. Austin 68, Louisiana-Monroe 65 TCU 92, Yale 66 Wichita St. 69, Baylor 62 FAR WEST Air Force 61, Denver 59 Colorado St. 72, Colorado 63 Fresno St. 106, Long Beach St. 70 Oregon St. 78, Loyola Marymount 74 Portland St. 125, Portland Bible College 50

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    New Trier too tough for field at Leyden

    The middle of the New Trier lineup wreaked havoc on its opponents Saturday in Franklin Park, with the Trevians sweeping all three duals inside the famed Farina Fieldhouse on the campus of Leyden’s East campus.

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    Downers Grove South holds off upset-minded Willowbrook

    Downers Grove South defeated Willowbrook in a West Suburban Conference Gold Division girls basketball game.

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    Georgia head coach Kirby Smart and team hold the SEC championship trophy after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Georgia won 28-7. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    No. 6 Georgia makes playoff bid, routs No. 4 Auburn 28-7

    Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes and No. 6 Georgia made its bid for a spot in the College Football Playoff with a 28-7 victory over the No. 4 Tigers in the Southeastern Conference championship game

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    Maine West wins in OT at Buffalo Grove

    Maine West came into Saturday afternoon’s boys basketball contest at Buffalo Grove hoping to get its mojo back. Consider that a mission accomplished after the Warriors prevailed 60-54 in overtime.

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    Lucy Schmid

    Schmid comes through for Naperville Central in OT win vs. Neuqua Valley

    Naperville Central defeated Neuqua Valley in overtime in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

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    Boys bowling: Pinkus takes the lead for Stevenson at Cougar Classic

    On Saturday, Stevenson senior bowler Lucas Pinkus led by example. He rolled all six of his games over 200 and finished tied for third place with Hononegah’s Parker Hearne with 1,357 pins in the 24-team Cougar Classic held at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn Lanes in Vernon Hills.

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    Big fourth quarter completes Waubonsie Valley win over Glenbard North

    Waubonsie Valley defeated Glenbard North in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

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    Central Florida head coach Scott Frost holds the winning trophy after defeating Memphis in the American Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Central Florida won in overtime 62-55. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Scott Frost returning to Nebraska after leading UCF revival

    Scott Frost is returning to the Cornhuskers as coach after orchestrating a stunning two-year turnaround at Central Florida

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    Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) gets ready to block the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Matt Dumba's OT goal lifts Wild over Blues, 2-1

    Matt Dumba scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues

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    Sabally scores 22 points, No. 10 Oregon routs Weber State

    Satou Sabally scored 22 points and Sabrina Ionescu had 21 points and a career-high 14 assists to help No. 10 Oregon rout Weber State 114-87

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    Warren’s David Catanus goes up for a layup against Jacobs Saturday in Algonquin.

    Energized Warren knocks off Jacobs

    Warren defeated Jacobs 49-46 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday.

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    New Mexico St beats South Alabama, ends 57-year bowl drought

    Tyler Rogers passed for 451 yards and brought New Mexico State back into the lead in the final minute for a 22-17 win over South Alabama that made the Aggies eligible for their first bowl since 1960

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    Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen has seen some extended playing time late in games, which isn’t typical for rookies. Though his performances aren’t always the best, Markkanen says playing late gives him the chance to learn from his own mistakes.

    Chicago Bulls’ Markkanen trying to learn from late-game playing time

    Maybe there’s a silver lining to the Bulls’ slow start. While they opened the season short-handed, rookie Lauri Markkanen has gotten a chance to take some late shots in close games.

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    Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp says he’s happy to be home after being sent packing to Dallas in 2015 as part of a salary cap move.

    Rozner: Chicago Blackhawks’ Sharp happy, healthy in homecoming

    It’s been a quiet start to the season for Patrick Sharp, but he’s thrilled to be home with Blackhawks.

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    Stevenson wins the close ones at Grant

    Three contests went down to the wire, and that made for competitive wrestling on Saturday at the Grant triple-dual meet. Stevenson came away as the big winner of the day, winning twice to improve to 5-0. The Patriots opened with a 35-30 victory over Barrington (4-3) and added a 36-34 win over the host Bulldogs in the second round.

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    Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) goes to the basket past Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in New York. The Hawks won 114-102. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Schroder helps ailing Hawks beat Nets 114-102

    Schroder scores 24 points as ailing Atlanta Hawks beat Brooklyn Nets 114-102

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    Dundee-Crown survives Huntley in OT

    Dundee-Crown’s girls basketball team got past Huntley 30-27 in overtime in a Fox Valley Conference game Saturday.

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    Woods, Moore lead Wake Forest over Richmond 82-53.

    Keyshawn Woods scored 17 points, Doral Moore added 15 points and eight rebounds, and Wake Forest cruised to an 82-53 win over Richmond

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    Daniel Ng, a state qualifier for Stevenson last year and a co-captain this year, competes in the 200 IM during the Lake County meet last season at Stevenson.

    Boys swimming: Scouting Lake County

    Here’s what to expect from the high school boys swimming and diving teams of Lake County this season.

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    Sam Houston run past S Dakota 54-42 in FCS playoffs

    Jeremiah Briscoe threw four touchdowns _ three to Davion Davis _ and Corey Avery ran for two scores and No.6 seed Sam Houston State outlasted South Dakota State 54-42 in the second-round of the FCS playoffs

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    Women's Top 25 Capsules

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    Green Bay knocks off No. 24 Marquette women 63-55

    Jessica Lindstrom scored 15 points, Karly Murphy had a double-double and Green Bay beat its second Top 25 team this season with a 63-55 win over No. 23 Marquette

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    Anigwe has 17, No. 24 Cal women race past Santa Clara

    Kristine Anigwe scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting and No. 24 California cruised to a 79-41 win over Santa Clara

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    FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Derrick Rose (1) dribbles against Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr., left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Washington. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says the team's communication with embattled point guard Rose has been positive. Rose is away from the team because of a personal matter. He also has been sidelined by a sprained left ankle. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

    Cavaliers say they've had positive communication with Rose

    Cleveland Cavaliers say they've had positive communication with PG Derrick Rose

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    Glenbard West’s Claire McGurk competes on the uneven parallel bars during the Rolling Meadows invite Saturday.

    Above-average showing for Lake Park in Galatte Invite

    Racquel Suhr’s strong vault effort helped Lake Park’s girls gymnastics team come up with a second-place team finish in Rolling Meadows’ Al Galatte Holiday Invitational on Saturday.

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    Morgan helps Wofford top Furman 28-10 in FCS playoffs

    Blake Morgan had one touchdown rushing and another receiving and seventh-seeded Wofford defeated Southern Conference rival Furman 28-10 in the second round of the FCS playoffs

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    Christion has 4 TDs; South Dakota State beats UNI 37-22

    Taryn Christion threw for three touchdowns and ran for another score to lead South Dakota State in a 37-22 victory over Northern Iowa in the FCS playoffs

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    New Hampshire upsets 4th-seeded Central Arkansas 21-15

    Christian Lupoli and Trevor Knight each threw a touchdown pass and New Hampshire forced four turnovers to help upset fourth-seeded Central Arkansas 21-15

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Dec. 2EAST Binghamton 76, Colgate 65 CCSU 68, Brown 62 Canisius 73, Dartmouth 60 Drexel 89, Rider 77 Fordham 67, Maine 66, OT Iona 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 La Salle 58, Holy Cross 54 Lafayette 79, Quinnipiac 58 Md.-Eastern Shore 74, American U. 70 Mount St. Mary's 80, Loyola (Md.) 75, OT New Hampshire 75, Bryant 59 Northeastern 84, Cornell 66 Siena 76, Robert Morris 74 St. Bonaventure 73, Buffalo 62 St. John's 90, Sacred Heart 55 Towson 56, Manhattan 55 UConn 84, Monmouth (NJ) 81, OT SOUTH Austin Peay 67, Alabama A&M 47 Belmont 86, Green Bay 75 Duke 96, South Dakota 80 East Carolina 63, Delaware St. 57 Furman 64, Tennessee Tech 50 Gardner-Webb 87, SC-Upstate 66 Georgia Southern 97, Tennessee Wesleyan 61 Kentucky 79, Harvard 70 Longwood 61, Fayetteville State 52 NC State 103, SC State 71 New Orleans 87, Williams Baptist 70 Presbyterian 73, NC A&T 70 Radford 63, VMI 50 South Carolina 76, UMass 70 UMBC 98, The Citadel 72 UNC-Greensboro 76, Liberty 75, 3OT Virginia 75, Lehigh 54 Virginia Tech 83, Mississippi 80, OT W. Kentucky 78, Wright St. 60 Wake Forest 82, Richmond 53 William & Mary 108, Savannah St. 85 Winthrop 107, Reinhardt 76 MIDWEST Ball St. 83, IUPUI 64 Butler 75, Saint Louis 45 DePaul 89, Youngstown St. 73 Evansville 98, Oakland City 56 Georgia 73, Marquette 66 Illinois St. 65, Tulsa 58 Loyola of Chicago 85, Ill.-Chicago 61 Michigan 69, Indiana 55 Montana St. 68, Milwaukee 64 N. Illinois 95, Chicago St. 77 Oakland 78, W. Michigan 73 Ohio St. 83, Wisconsin 58 S. Illinois 76, San Jose St. 58 Xavier 89, Cincinnati 76 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 71, Schreiner 43 Oral Roberts 74, UALR 66, 2OT Rio Grande 69, Rice 67 Stephen F. Austin 68, Louisiana-Monroe 65 Wichita St. 69, Baylor 62 FAR WEST Air Force 61, Denver 59 Colorado St. 72, Colorado 63 Portland St. 125, Portland Bible College 50 S. Utah 87, San Diego Christian 68 UC Davis 81, Washington St. 67 ___

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    Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin prepares to hand the Conference USA trophy to his players after defeated North Texas in the championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Boca Raton, Fla. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

    FAU savoring its championship moment with Kiffin

    Lane Kiffin has delivered a championship to Florida Atlantic, and now the Owls have to brace for bigger schools to come calling

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    Robinson carries Mount St. Mary's past Loyola (MD) 80-75, OT

    Junior Robinson scored a career-high 39 points, missed only one of 16 free-throw attempts and sank all nine of his free throws in overtime to lead Mount St. Mary's past Loyola (Md.)

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    North Dakota State rolls past San Diego again, 38-3

    Easton Stick threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and second-seeded North Dakota State rolled past San Diego 38-3 in the second round of the FCS playoffs

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Loyola of Chicago Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Loyola of Chicago Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 85, ILL.-CHICAGO 61ILL.-CHICAGO (2-5) Dixson 6-10 1-2 14, Blount 1-4 0-0 2, Odiase 2-8 0-0 4, Boahen 1-4 0-0 2, Matthews 5-10 1-3 14, Wiley 1-1 1-2 3, Diggins 0-2 2-4 2, Robinson 1-1 2-2 4, Ottey 6-9 4-6 16. Totals 23-49 11-19 61. LOYOLA OF CHICAGO (8-1) Jackson 10-11 1-1 23, Krutwig 4-7 0-0 8, Custer 4-7 1-2 10, Townes 3-6 0-2 6, Ingram 2-8 1-2 6, Negron 1-3 0-2 2, DiNardi 0-1 0-0 0, Boehm 0-0 0-0 0, Shanks 1-1 0-0 2, Avery 3-7 1-2 7, Williamson 4-5 3-3 14, Skokna 1-4 0-0 3, Satterwhite 1-2 2-2 4, Baughman 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-62 9-16 85. Halftime_Loyola of Chicago 52-24. 3-Point Goals_Ill.-Chicago 4-14 (Matthews 3-6, Dixson 1-3, Blount 0-1, Ottey 0-1, Diggins 0-1, Boahen 0-2), Loyola of Chicago 8-14 (Williamson 3-4, Jackson 2-2, Custer 1-2, Skokna 1-3, Ingram 1-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Ill.-Chicago 27 (Robinson 6), Loyola of Chicago 29 (Ingram 6). Assists_Ill.-Chicago 7 (Boahen, Blount 2), Loyola of Chicago 29 (Krutwig 7). Total Fouls_Ill.-Chicago 14, Loyola of Chicago 14. A_3,024 (4,486).

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Loyola of Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Loyola of Chicago Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 85, ILL.-CHICAGO 61FGFTRebILL.-CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlount171-40-00-4202Dixson286-101-20-21214Odiase282-80-02-5114Boahen231-40-01-2222Matthews265-101-30-11314Ottey266-94-60-20116Diggins210-22-40-3022Robinson201-12-20-6024Wiley111-11-20-2013Totals20023-4911-193-2771461 Percentages: FG .469, FT .579. 3-Point Goals: 4-14, .286 (Matthews 3-6, Dixson 1-3, Blount 0-1, Diggins 0-1, Ottey 0-1, Boahen 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 19 (13 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Odiase 5, Blount, Robinson). Turnovers: 19 (Boahen 4, Blount 3, Matthews 3, Ottey 3, Diggins 2, Dixson 2, Odiase, Robinson). Steals: 4 (Boahen 2, Ottey, Robinson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJackson2110-111-10-51123Krutwig274-70-00-5708Custer304-71-20-36210Townes263-60-20-3516Ingram292-81-20-6506Williamson204-53-30-01214Skokna151-40-00-0313Avery123-71-21-3117Negron91-30-22-2022Satterwhite51-22-20-2024Shanks31-10-00-0022Baughman10-00-00-0000Boehm10-00-00-0000DiNardi10-10-00-0000Totals20034-629-163-29291485 Percentages: FG .548, FT .563. 3-Point Goals: 8-14, .571 (Williamson 3-4, Jackson 2-2, Custer 1-2, Ingram 1-3, Skokna 1-3). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 9 (24 PTS). Blocked Shots: 0. Turnovers: 9 (Jackson 2, Krutwig 2, Custer, Ingram, Skokna, Townes, Williamson). Steals: 8 (Skokna 3, Townes 2, Custer, Ingram, Williamson). Technical Fouls: None.

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    Southern Illinois rolls to 76-58 win over San Jose State

    Kavion Pippen scored 22 points with four steals and Southern Illinois rolled to 76-58 win over San Jose State

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    Third-quarter spurt lifts Dundee-Crown past Hampshire

    Dundee-Crown’s boys basketball team defeated Hampshire 67-47 Saturday afternoon in a Fox Valley Conference game.

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    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Long Box ILLINOIS ST. 65, TULSA 58FGFTRebTULSAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSEtou264-92-43-82210Scott151-23-41-3125Taplin261-62-30-3325Wheeler182-31-21-9125Jeffries153-40-02-4056Igbanu243-70-02-6026Korita212-63-40-2008Henderson202-92-22-3208Joiner191-42-40-2315Artison150-30-01-4110Totals20019-5315-2312-44131758 Percentages: FG .358, FT .652. 3-Point Goals: 5-20, .250 (Henderson 2-6, Joiner 1-3, Taplin 1-3, Korita 1-4, Etou 0-1, Jeffries 0-1, Artison 0-2). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 21 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Artison, Igbanu). Turnovers: 21 (Etou 7, Scott 4, Jeffries 2, Joiner 2, Taplin 2, Wheeler 2, Igbanu, Korita). Steals: 3 (Joiner, Korita, Wheeler). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOIS ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFayne378-161-33-82117Yarbrough316-138-80-64322Evans323-124-70-35112Tinsley291-20-01-6232Williams273-101-10-4139Bruninga170-10-01-1020Gassman111-20-00-0013Hein80-00-00-1020Martin70-10-00-0000Totals20022-5714-195-29141665 Percentages: FG .386, FT .737. 3-Point Goals: 7-22, .318 (Evans 2-6, Williams 2-6, Yarbrough 2-6, Gassman 1-1, Bruninga 0-1, Martin 0-1, Tinsley 0-1). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 11 (20 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Fayne, Tinsley, Yarbrough). Turnovers: 11 (Yarbrough 4, Fayne 2, Hein 2, Martin 2, Gassman). Steals: 11 (Williams 4, Evans 2, Fayne 2, Hein, Martin, Yarbrough). Technical Fouls: None. Tulsa3226-58Illinois St.3629-65 A_5,803 (10,200).

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    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Box

    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Box ILLINOIS ST. 65, TULSA 58TULSA (4-4) Etou 4-9 2-4 10, Wheeler 2-3 1-2 5, Scott 1-2 3-4 5, Taplin 1-6 2-3 5, Jeffries 3-4 0-0 6, Artison 0-3 0-0 0, Igbanu 3-7 0-0 6, Joiner 1-4 2-4 5, Korita 2-6 3-4 8, Henderson 2-9 2-2 8. Totals 19-53 15-23 58. ILLINOIS ST. (4-4) Yarbrough 6-13 8-8 22, Fayne 8-16 1-3 17, Tinsley 1-2 0-0 2, Evans 3-12 4-7 12, Williams 3-10 1-1 9, Bruninga 0-1 0-0 0, Martin 0-1 0-0 0, Hein 0-0 0-0 0, Gassman 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 22-57 14-19 65. Halftime_Illinois St. 36-32. 3-Point Goals_Tulsa 5-20 (Henderson 2-6, Joiner 1-3, Taplin 1-3, Korita 1-4, Etou 0-1, Jeffries 0-1, Artison 0-2), Illinois St. 7-22 (Yarbrough 2-6, Evans 2-6, Williams 2-6, Gassman 1-1, Martin 0-1, Bruninga 0-1, Tinsley 0-1). Fouled Out_Jeffries. Rebounds_Tulsa 44 (Wheeler 9), Illinois St. 29 (Fayne 8). Assists_Tulsa 13 (Joiner, Taplin 3), Illinois St. 14 (Evans 5). Total Fouls_Tulsa 17, Illinois St. 16. A_5,803 (10,200).

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    Jackson almost perfect as Loyola-Chicago thumps UIC 85-61

    Aundre Jackson was close to perfect with 23 points as Loyola-Chicago jumped out to an early lead and roared to an 85-61 win over the University of Illinois-Chicago

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    Idaho exits FBS play with 24-10 win over Georgia St.

    Colton Richardson threw for 228 yards and a score and Alfonso Onunwor had four catches for 100 yards and a touchdown and Idaho, playing in its final FBS game, beat Georgia State 24-10

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    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Long Box ILLINOIS ST. 65, TULSA 58FGFTRebTULSAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSEtou264-92-43-82210Scott151-23-41-3125Taplin261-72-30-3325Wheeler182-31-21-9125Jeffries153-40-02-4056Igbanu243-60-02-5026Korita212-63-40-2008Henderson202-92-22-3208Joiner191-42-40-2315Artison150-30-01-4110Totals20019-5315-2312-43131758 Percentages: FG .358, FT .652. 3-Point Goals: 5-20, .250 (Henderson 2-6, Joiner 1-3, Taplin 1-3, Korita 1-4, Etou 0-1, Jeffries 0-1, Artison 0-2). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 21 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Artison, Igbanu). Turnovers: 21 (Etou 7, Scott 4, Jeffries 2, Joiner 2, Taplin 2, Wheeler 2, Igbanu, Korita). Steals: 3 (Joiner, Korita, Wheeler). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOIS ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFayne378-161-33-82117Yarbrough316-138-80-64322Evans323-114-70-35112Tinsley291-20-01-6232Williams273-101-10-4139Bruninga170-10-01-1020Gassman111-20-00-0013Hein80-00-00-1020Martin70-10-00-0000Totals20022-5614-195-29141665 Percentages: FG .393, FT .737. 3-Point Goals: 7-22, .318 (Evans 2-6, Williams 2-6, Yarbrough 2-6, Gassman 1-1, Bruninga 0-1, Martin 0-1, Tinsley 0-1). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 11 (20 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Fayne, Tinsley, Yarbrough). Turnovers: 11 (Yarbrough 4, Fayne 2, Hein 2, Martin 2, Gassman). Steals: 11 (Williams 4, Evans 2, Fayne 2, Hein, Martin, Yarbrough). Technical Fouls: None. Tulsa3226-58Illinois St.3629-65

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    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Box

    BC-BKC--Tulsa-Illinois St. Box ILLINOIS ST. 65, TULSA 58TULSA (4-4) Etou 4-9 2-4 10, Wheeler 2-3 1-2 5, Scott 1-2 3-4 5, Taplin 1-7 2-3 5, Jeffries 3-4 0-0 6, Artison 0-3 0-0 0, Igbanu 3-6 0-0 6, Joiner 1-4 2-4 5, Korita 2-6 3-4 8, Henderson 2-9 2-2 8. Totals 19-53 15-23 58. ILLINOIS ST. (4-4) Yarbrough 6-13 8-8 22, Fayne 8-16 1-3 17, Tinsley 1-2 0-0 2, Evans 3-11 4-7 12, Williams 3-10 1-1 9, Bruninga 0-1 0-0 0, Martin 0-1 0-0 0, Hein 0-0 0-0 0, Gassman 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 22-56 14-19 65. Halftime_Illinois St. 36-32. 3-Point Goals_Tulsa 5-20 (Henderson 2-6, Joiner 1-3, Taplin 1-3, Korita 1-4, Etou 0-1, Jeffries 0-1, Artison 0-2), Illinois St. 7-22 (Yarbrough 2-6, Evans 2-6, Williams 2-6, Gassman 1-1, Martin 0-1, Bruninga 0-1, Tinsley 0-1). Fouled Out_Jeffries. Rebounds_Tulsa 43 (Wheeler 9), Illinois St. 29 (Fayne 8). Assists_Tulsa 13 (Joiner, Taplin 3), Illinois St. 14 (Evans 5). Total Fouls_Tulsa 17, Illinois St. 16.

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    Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle looks on from the sidelines during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the LA Clippers in Dallas, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. The Mavericks won 108-82. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Barea, Mavericks pound Clippers 108-82

    J.J. Barea gets double-double as Mavericks rout Clippers 108-82

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    Saints place tight end Coby Fleener on injured reserve

    The New Orleans Saints have placed starting tight end Coby Fleener on injured reserve, potentially ending his season

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    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo laments after missing a goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid at San Mames stadium, in Bilbao, northern Spain, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Madrid draws, loses chance to move closer to Barcelona

    Real Madrid held by Athletic Bilbao to 0-0, loses chance to move closer to Spanish league leader Barcelona

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    N. Illinois builds big lead early, tops Chicago St. 95-77

    Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois jumped out to a double-digit lead midway through the first half and cruised to a 95-77 victory over Chicago State

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    FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Rodgers is expected to return to practice on Saturday. The two-time MVP was placed on injured reserve six weeks ago after breaking his right collarbone in an Oct. 15 game against Minnesota. The (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

    QB Aaron Rodgers returns to Green Bay Packers practice

    Aaron Rodgers has returned to Green Bay Packers practice for the first time since having surgery on his right collarbone

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    No. 15 Maryland women beat Akron 75-54 for 5th straight win

    Kaila Charles had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Kristen Confroy hit five 3-pointers and also scored 23 points, and No. 15 Maryland beat Akron 75-54 for its fifth straight victory

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    Cunningham leads No. 19 Mizzou women past New Orleans 81-45

    Sophie Cunningham scored 16 of her 18 points in the first half and No. 19 Missouri defeated New Orleans 81-45 for its seventh straight win

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    Coastal Carolina defeats Georgia Southern 28-17

    Kilton Anderson threw for two touchdowns to Malcolm Williams, Osharmar Abercrombie ran for two touchdowns and Coastal Carolina defeated Georgia Southern 28-17 in the season finale for both teams

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    Kennesaw State knocks off No. 3 Jacksonville 17-7

    Chandler Burks and Darnell Holland scored touchdowns and the Kennesaw State defense held third-seeded Jacksonville State to 187 yards offense in a 17-7 FCS playoff victory

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    Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, left, walks with Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., as they head to the Senate chamber after a closed-door meeting with Republican lawmakers to advance the GOP overhaul of the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Why Republicans who once fought budget debt now embrace it

    Republicans embrace a $1 trillion deficit hike with planned tax cuts

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    Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Director Steve Gauss, chamber President Jan Wood and office manager Maggie Morris present Mohnish Soni with the Rising Star award Friday night at the Keys to Success dinner at The Grand at Twin Lakes in Palatine.

    Palatine chamber honors businesses, leaders

    The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce honored local businesses and business leaders Friday night with its 2017 Keys to Success event.

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    Essay: I can live without cable, but not as well as my kids

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    Machines can increasingly perform tasks that people have long handled.

    Study: Robots could soon replace nearly a third of the U.S. workforce

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    Parents still grappling with kids’ app and smartphone use now have a new relationship to navigate — the bond between their children and the all-knowing, all-hearing disembodied voice in the corner known as Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa.

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    A tool that lets machines sift through posts or videos and flag when someone may be ready to commit suicide is now available to most of Facebook’s 2 billion users.

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    Apple issued a patch Wednesday to fix a major flaw that allowed people to gain deep access to computers running its latest operating system without the need for login credentials.

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    While most drones weigh only a few pounds, they include motors and other metal equipment that could cause significant damage to aircraft engines, windshields or wings upon impact, a new study by an FAA research center found.

    What does increased drone use mean for air safety?

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