Daily Archive : Saturday January 13, 2018

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    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates his touchdown pass to Chris Hogan during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Patriots beat Titans 35-14 to head back to AFC title game

    Patriots dominate Titans over final 3 quarters, head back to AFC title game with 35-14 win

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    San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is pressured by Denver Nuggets forward Richard Jefferson, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Leonard, Bertans lead Spurs to 112-80 win over Denver

    Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and Davis Bertans had 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in a 112-80 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night

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    Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Mills (31) and Brandon Graham (55) celebrate after Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones (11) cannot catch a fourth down pass during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 15-10. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Eagles use goal-line stand, Elliott FGs to beat Falcons

    Philadelphia's defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 to move into the NFC championship game.

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    Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, right, looks to the basket as Detroit Pistons guard Avery Bradley defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Bulls top Pistons 107-105 in Zach LaVine's return

    Zach LaVine scored 14 points in his first game in 11 months and rookie Lauri Marrkanen added 19 points as the Bulls topped the Detroit Pistons 107-105

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    New York Islanders center Anthony Beauvillier (72) scores a goal past New York Rangers goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Barzal, Beauvillier lead Islanders to 7-2 win over Rangers

    Mathew Barzal scores twice as New York Islanders beat New York Rangers 7-2

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    Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts wears his 2016 World Series ring as he speaks during opening night of the 33rd annual Cubs Convention in Chicago Friday night.

    New Cubs coaches taking it all in at convention

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon publicly unveiled his new coaching staff Saturday at the team’s convention. He likened difference between the old staff and the new to going from undergraduate to graduate school.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 13 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 13.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 13 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 13.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 13 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 13.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 13 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 13.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 13 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 13.

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    Meurer, ICCP score win over St. Edward

    IC Catholic Prep defeated St. Edward in a Metro Suburban Conference crossover boys basketball game.

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    Buffalo Grove wins fifth straight

    Buffalo Grove’s boys basketball team stayed hot on Saturday. The Bison scored a 56-52 victory over DuBuque Hempstead, the seventh-ranked team in Iowa, in action at Loras College in DuBuque.

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    Buffalo Grove turns in winning direction

    Buffalo Grove’s girls basketball team took a pair of wins on Saturday at the Lake Forest tournament, defeating Lakes 66-27 and Deerfield 50-26 to raise their record to 4-16.

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    Geneva loses 2nd straight

    Geneva’s girls basketball team lost its second straight game Saturday.

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    Mundelein wins twice at Lake Zurich

    Jeff Bikus scored a game-high 26 points, and Mundelein’s boys basketball team defeated Grayslake North 76-71 to complete a 2-0 showing Saturday in Lake Zurich’s sixth annual Martin Luther King Classic.

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    Vernon Hills thinking like a winner

    Tatiana Guletsky had 14 points and 8 rebounds in her varsity season debut, and Vernon Hills’ girls basketball team defeated visiting Maine East 68-29 in the Cougars’ annual “Think Pink” game Saturday.

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    Lake Zurich on track after topping Palatine

    Boxing out is a stat that doesn’t show up in the paper the next day. But it’s certainly one of those intangibles that can spell the difference between a win and a loss. On Saturday evening in the third round of the MLK tournament at Lake Zurich, the host Bears did some excellent boxing out on the offensive and defensive glass, enabling a 45-32 victory over Palatine.

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    Players from the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins look on as Canadiens' Phillip Danault tended to by paramedics after he was hit in the head by a puck on a shot by Bruins' Zdeno Chara (33) during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Danault hit in head by Chara's slap shot; Bruins top Habs

    Boston Bruins post 4-3 shootout win over Montreal after Canadiens' Danault hit in head by Chara slap shot

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    Shorthanded Wheaton North can’t keep up

    New Trier defeated Wheaton North at the Coach Kipp’s Hoopfest girls basketball shootout.

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    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    The Latest: Pats dominate 35-14 to return to AFC title game

    Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and the New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game.

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    Westminster Christian defeats Woodstock North

    Ben Versluys made 2 free throws with nine seconds left to play Saturday night to help lift Westminster Christian to a 51-50 nonconference boys basketball win over Woodstock North.

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    York extends busy weekend to beat WW South

    Boys basketball: York needed to grind out Saturday’s 41-39 overtime victory over Wheaton Warrenville South to advance into the semifinals of the WW South MLK Tournament.

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    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) shoots between Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) during the overtime portion of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 119-113 in overtime. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Wall pushes Wizards over the line in 119-113 OT win vs Nets

    John Wall scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and overtime and added 16 assists as the Washington Wizards defeated the Brooklyn Nets 119-113 after giving back a 23-point lead

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    Girls gymnastics: Scores, expectations on the rise for Carmel

    Carmel Catholic’s girls gymnastics team keeps raising the bar. The Corsairs chalked up a season-high 146.7 in taking the top spot in the Lake County Invitational hosted by Lake Forest on Saturday. Deerfield was a distant second with a 140.95, followed by Mundelein (139.7), Barrington (136.475) and Stevenson (136.425) in the 11-team field.

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    Batavia notches impressive win over Rockford Jefferson

    Batavia’s boys basketball team upended Rockford Jefferson 75-66 Saturday night at Jefferson’s MLK Tournament.

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    Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) tries to block a shot by Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Toronto. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Curry returns with 24 points, Warriors beat Raptors 127-125

    Curry returns from two-game injury absence to score 24 points as Warriors survive shaky fourth quarter to beat Raptors 127-125

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    Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, right, looks to the basket as Detroit Pistons guard Avery Bradley defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    LaVine’s debut a success as Bulls hang on to edge Pistons

    Zach LaVine’s Chicago debut was a success. He scored 14 points, but wasn’t on the floor in the fourth quarter when the Bulls squeaked out a 107-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons at the United Center.

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    Burlington Central holds off Elgin

    Burlington Central’s boys basketball team won twice Saturday at its own MLL Tournament, downing North Boone and Elgin.

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    No. 23 Michigan women edge Nebraska in overtime 69-64

    Katelynn Flaherty got 26 points and set a career scoring record to lead No. 23 Michigan past Nebraska for a 69-64 overtime win

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    Gabrielle Daleman, of Canada, performs her free program during the senior women's competition at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Daleman fights through pneumonia to win Canadian title

    Gabrielle Daleman fought through pneumonia to win the Canadian national figure skating title

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Utah Valley Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Utah Valley Box UTAH VALLEY 83, CHICAGO ST. 58CHICAGO ST. (2-18) Szpir 2-3 0-0 4, Harris 2-5 2-2 6, Byrd 1-6 0-0 2, Burns 5-11 2-3 12, Sims 5-14 2-3 15, Odiase 0-0 0-1 0, Bowles 2-7 2-3 6, Bell 3-6 0-0 7, Shaw 1-4 0-0 2, Dubovitskiy 0-1 0-0 0, Pruitt 2-6 0-2 4. Totals 23-63 8-14 58. UTAH VALLEY (14-5) Manyang 6-10 10-13 22, Ogbe 3-7 0-2 7, J.Toolson 5-7 1-2 14, C.Toolson 6-7 0-0 14, Nakwaasah 4-5 0-0 9, Nelson 2-4 1-2 6, Neilson 0-0 0-0 0, Harward 0-0 0-0 0, Calvert 0-3 0-0 0, Johnson 0-0 2-2 2, DeBerry 3-8 3-5 9, Nyman 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 29-52 17-26 83. Halftime_Utah Valley 37-28. 3-Point Goals_Chicago St. 4-18 (Sims 3-6, Bell 1-4, Dubovitskiy 0-1, Pruitt 0-1, Harris 0-2, Byrd 0-2, Bowles 0-2), Utah Valley 8-19 (J.Toolson 3-3, C.Toolson 2-3, Nelson 1-1, Nakwaasah 1-2, Ogbe 1-3, Nyman 0-1, Calvert 0-3, DeBerry 0-3). Fouled Out_Nakwaasah. Rebounds_Chicago St. 31 (Szpir 6), Utah Valley 39 (Manyang 9). Assists_Chicago St. 11 (Harris, Burns 3), Utah Valley 24 (Nakwaasah 6). Total Fouls_Chicago St. 19, Utah Valley 15. A_3,741 (8,500).

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Utah Valley Long Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Utah Valley Long Box UTAH VALLEY 83, CHICAGO ST. 58FGFTRebCHICAGO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSSzpir242-30-03-6044Burns365-112-32-53312Byrd211-60-00-2112Harris222-52-23-5326Sims305-142-31-22115Bowles192-72-31-3036Shaw111-40-00-1112Bell113-60-01-3017Pruitt102-60-21-2024Dubovitskiy100-10-00-0100Odiase60-00-10-2010Totals20023-638-1412-31111958 Percentages: FG .365, FT .571. 3-Point Goals: 4-18, .222 (Sims 3-6, Bell 1-4, Dubovitskiy 0-1, Pruitt 0-1, Bowles 0-2, Byrd 0-2, Harris 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 15 (18 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Bowles 3, Harris). Turnovers: 15 (Burns 3, Odiase 3, Szpir 3, Bowles 2, Byrd, Dubovitskiy, Harris, Sims). Steals: 12 (Burns 6, Bowles 2, Bell, Shaw, Sims, Szpir). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebUTAH VALLEYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSManyang256-1010-133-92122Nakwaasah244-50-00-4659Ogbe263-70-20-3207J.Toolson265-71-20-74114C.Toolson286-70-00-32114DeBerry253-83-52-4239Calvert170-30-00-1230Neilson120-00-00-3110Nelson72-41-22-3206Johnson50-02-21-1102Nyman30-10-00-1000Harward20-00-00-0000Totals20029-5217-268-39241583 Percentages: FG .558, FT .654. 3-Point Goals: 8-19, .421 (J.Toolson 3-3, C.Toolson 2-3, Nelson 1-1, Nakwaasah 1-2, Ogbe 1-3, Nyman 0-1, Calvert 0-3, DeBerry 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 16 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 9 (Manyang 6, J.Toolson, Neilson, Ogbe). Turnovers: 16 (Nakwaasah 4, Manyang 3, Calvert 2, DeBerry 2, J.Toolson 2, C.Toolson, Johnson, Neilson). Steals: 4 (Nakwaasah 3, C.Toolson). Technical Fouls: None.

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    Schols, energized Conant handle St. Patrick

    Conant boys basketball coach James Maley was a little worried about Saturday night’s nonconference game against St. Patrick from Chicago. Rest assured, seniors Ben Schols and Ryan Davis were not going to let their coach or the hometown crowd down. The Cougars used a 12-0 run just into the second half to cruise to a 57-41 win over the Shamrocks.

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    Harvest Christian, Larkin win Elgin City Classic games

    Senior Alyssa Iverson scored a game-high 31 points Saturday to lead the Harvest Christian girls basketball team to a 61-42 win over Elgin in the Elgin City Classic.

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    Red Wings call up Dominic Turgeon, son of ex-NHL star Pierre

    The Detroit Red Wings have recalled forward Dominic Turgeon from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL

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    Clemson DE Ferrell returning to Tigers

    Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell is coming back to the Tigers and holding off on the NFL

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    Women's Top 25 Capsules

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    Jackson, Benton with career nights, SIUE tops Tennessee St

    Brandon Jackson led the way with a career-high 19 points, Justin Benton scored a career-high 17 points and Daniel Kinchen also scored 17 as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville rallied past Tennessee State 82-79

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    Jacobs guard Nikolas Balkcom puts some pressure on West Aurora guard Camron Donatlan (2) Saturday during basketball at West Aurora High School.

    Fast start sends West Aurora past Jacobs

    West Aurora’s boys basketball team jumped to an 11-0 lead on its way to a 59-47 win over Jacobs on Saturday night in Aurora.

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    Philadelphia Flyers players celebrate a goal by Sean Couturier (14) against the New Jersey Devils during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Couturier helps Flyers beat Devils 5-3

    Couturier scores twice as Philadelphia Flyers beat New Jersey Devils 5-3 for 4th straight win

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    Burlington Central, Huntley split at DeKalb

    The girls basketball teams from Burlington Central and Huntley split their games at the DeKalb MLK Tournament on Saturday and will meet each other in a consolation semifinal on Monday.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Manhattan 72, Siena 61 Marist 95, Fairfield 89, OT Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Penn 77, Columbia 71 Princeton 91, Cornell 54 Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 Villanova 78, St. John's 71 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Alabama 74, LSU 66 Alabama St. 70, Alabama A&M 67 Alcorn St. 77, MVSU 63 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Austin Peay 87, Jacksonville St. 67 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Cincinnati 78, South Florida 55 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Elon 63, Coll. of Charleston 58 Florida Gulf Coast 68, NJIT 54 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Grambling St. 80, Prairie View 71 Jackson St. 85, Texas Southern 80, OT Jacksonville 87, Lipscomb 69 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisiana-Lafayette 82, Louisiana-Monroe 48 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 McNeese St. 71, SE Louisiana 62 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Middle Tennessee 69, Southern Miss. 49 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 Morehead St. 71, UT Martin 67 Murray St. 71, Tennessee Tech 45 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 New Orleans 61, Texas A&M-CC 55 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 North Florida 85, Kennesaw St. 78 Northeastern 81, UNC-Wilmington 77, OT Old Dominion 82, Marshall 76 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT Savannah St. 87, Md.-Eastern Shore 59 South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 UNC-Greensboro 66, W. Carolina 55 W. Kentucky 73, Charlotte 63 Wofford 79, Furman 70 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Drake 81, Evansville 65 E. Kentucky 91, SE Missouri 86 Fort Wayne 82, Nebraska-Omaha 78 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 N. Iowa 81, Valparaiso 76 North Carolina 69, Notre Dame 68 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 S. Illinois 74, Illinois St. 70 SIU-Edwardsville 82, Tennessee St. 79 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Illinois 107, Oak Hills Christian College 45 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT Arkansas 65, Missouri 63

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    Benet hits 70 twice in one day

    Boys basketball: A pair of 70-point performances on Saturday carried Benet to the semifinals of the Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament.

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    BC-BKC--Oak Hills Christian College-W. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Oak Hills Christian College-W. Illinois Box W. ILLINOIS 107, OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 45OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (0-1) Brooks 5-19 1-2 13, Cook 0-5 2-2 2, Dragt 1-7 2-2 4, Jackson 3-10 2-2 10, Harris 7-21 0-1 16, Lennox 0-0 0-0 0, Abalos 0-0 0-0 0, Peterson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 16-62 7-9 45. W. ILLINOIS (9-7) Gilbeck 8-11 2-6 18, Webster 8-12 0-0 18, Johnson 3-10 4-7 10, Duff 2-4 0-0 5, Ancrum 3-5 2-2 8, Morgan 3-8 4-4 10, Gavin 1-4 2-3 4, Hughes 1-1 1-2 3, Snyder 0-0 0-0 0, Dortch 0-2 0-0 0, Bruster 4-5 0-1 8, Maas 2-4 0-0 6, Moxey 7-9 2-5 17. Totals 42-75 17-30 107. Halftime_W. Illinois 46-26. 3-Point Goals_Oak Hills Christian College 6-28 (Jackson 2-6, Brooks 2-8, Harris 2-8, Cook 0-3, Dragt 0-3), W. Illinois 6-10 (Webster 2-2, Maas 2-3, Duff 1-1, Moxey 1-1, Ancrum 0-1, Dortch 0-1, Johnson 0-1). Fouled Out_Cook, Jackson. Rebounds_Oak Hills Christian College 25 (Brooks 9), W. Illinois 56 (Gilbeck, Moxey 10). Assists_Oak Hills Christian College 4 (Cook 2), W. Illinois 16 (Webster 4). Total Fouls_Oak Hills Christian College 20, W. Illinois 9. A_425 (5,139).

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    BC-BKC--Oak Hills Christian College-W. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Oak Hills Christian College-W. Illinois Long Box W. ILLINOIS 107, OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 45FGFTRebOAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrooks375-191-20-91313Cook190-52-20-3252Dragt391-72-20-3014Jackson313-102-20-40510Harris377-210-11-31316Peterson250-00-03-3000Lennox90-00-00-0020Abalos30-00-00-0010Totals20016-627-94-2542045 Percentages: FG .258, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 6-28, .214 (Jackson 2-6, Brooks 2-8, Harris 2-8, Cook 0-3, Dragt 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 17 (3 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Brooks, Dragt). Turnovers: 17 (Cook 4, Dragt 4, Brooks 3, Harris 2, Jackson 2, Peterson 2). Steals: 2 (Brooks 2). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck178-112-64-103218Duff162-40-00-3025Johnson273-104-73-81010Webster228-120-01-54118Ancrum273-52-22-5208Moxey267-92-50-101117Bruster204-50-10-1218Morgan113-84-43-61010Maas102-40-01-1116Gavin81-42-33-5004Snyder60-00-00-0000Dortch60-20-00-0110Hughes41-11-22-2003Totals20042-7517-3019-56169107 Percentages: FG .560, FT .567. 3-Point Goals: 6-10, .600 (Webster 2-2, Maas 2-3, Duff 1-1, Moxey 1-1, Ancrum 0-1, Dortch 0-1, Johnson 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 9 (25 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Gilbeck 3, Ancrum). Turnovers: 9 (Dortch 2, Gilbeck 2, Bruster, Duff, Gavin, Maas, Webster). Steals: 11 (Ancrum 2, Bruster 2, Johnson 2, Webster 2, Duff, Gilbeck, Morgan). Technical Fouls: None. Oak Hills Christian College2619-45W. Illinois4661-107 A_425 (5,139).

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    Tomic's troubles continue, misses a spot at Australian Open

    Bernard Tomic's troubles have continued into 2018 with a loss in the last round of qualifying for the Australian Open

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    USC DL Rasheem Green is 4th Trojan to declare for NFL draft

    Southern California defensive lineman Rasheem Green will skip his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft

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    Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund (64) looks back at teammate Jason Zucker (16) after Granlund scored a goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Dumba scores twice, Wild beat Jets 4-1

    Matt Dumba had two goals, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund also scored and the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1

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    Reaction to sportscaster Keith Jackson's death at 89

    Reaction to sportscaster Keith Jackson's death at 89

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    Filippone leads Antioch past Round Lake

    Antioch defeated Round Lake 69-54 Saturday in Northern Lake County Conference boys basketball action.

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    Boys bowling: Verrnon Hills claims regional crown

    Vernon Hills won its own boys bowling regional championship on Saturday.

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    Andrew’s Precin downs Burlington Central’s Macias

    Andrew’s Robbie Precin defeated Burlington Central’s Austin Macias in the marquee match of the Batavia wrestling invitational on Saturday.

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    Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins reacts to stopping Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman short of a first down on a fourth-down play during the first half of an NFL football NFC divisional playoff game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 15-10. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    Falcons' offense falters, costs them at Philadelphia

    The Atlanta Falcons nearly won a Super Bowl a year ago behind the NFL's most potent offense

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Manhattan 72, Siena 61 Marist 95, Fairfield 89, OT Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Penn 77, Columbia 71 Princeton 91, Cornell 54 Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Alabama St. 70, Alabama A&M 67 Alcorn St. 77, MVSU 63 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Austin Peay 87, Jacksonville St. 67 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Cincinnati 78, South Florida 55 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Elon 63, Coll. of Charleston 58 Florida Gulf Coast 68, NJIT 54 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Grambling St. 80, Prairie View 71 Jackson St. 85, Texas Southern 80, OT Jacksonville 87, Lipscomb 69 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisiana-Lafayette 82, Louisiana-Monroe 48 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 McNeese St. 71, SE Louisiana 62 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Middle Tennessee 69, Southern Miss. 49 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 Morehead St. 71, UT Martin 67 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 New Orleans 61, Texas A&M-CC 55 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 North Florida 85, Kennesaw St. 78 Northeastern 81, UNC-Wilmington 77, OT Old Dominion 82, Marshall 76 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT Savannah St. 87, Md.-Eastern Shore 59 South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 UNC-Greensboro 66, W. Carolina 55 W. Kentucky 73, Charlotte 63 Wofford 79, Furman 70 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Drake 81, Evansville 65 E. Kentucky 91, SE Missouri 86 Fort Wayne 82, Nebraska-Omaha 78 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 North Carolina 69, Notre Dame 68 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 S. Illinois 74, Illinois St. 70 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Illinois 107, Oak Hills Christian College 45 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT Arkansas 65, Missouri 63 FAU 73, UTSA 69 North Texas 85, Rice 78 Oklahoma 102, TCU 97, OT Oklahoma St. 65, Texas 64 Sam Houston St. 81, Houston Baptist 68

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    Notre Dame's Temple 'T.J.' Gibbs Jr. (10) reacts to missing the final shot against North Carolina during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in South Bend, Ind. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)

    Berry's free throws lift No. 20 North Carolina past ND

    Last-second shot by T.J. Gibbs, who scored 19, fails to fall for Irish

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    Bartlett pushes Lincoln-Way East to the limit

    Bartlett’s girls basketball team fell to Lincoln-Way East 65-58 in the quarterfinals of DeKalb’s MLK Tournament Saturday.

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    Montreal Canadiens' Phillip Danault lies injured on the ice after he was hit in the head by a puck on a shot by Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Canadiens F Danault hit in head by Chara slap shot

    Canadiens C Phillip Danault hit in head by a slap shot from Bruins D Zdeno Chara

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    Philadelphia Eagles' Jalen Mills (31) and Brandon Graham (55) celebrate after Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones (11) cannot catch a fourth down pass during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 15-10. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Eagles use goal-line stand, Elliott FGs to beat Falcons

    Philadelphia's defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 to move into the NFC championship game.

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    Philadelphia Eagles safety Rodney McLeod sacks Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during the second half of an NFL football NFC divisional playoff game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    Eagles embrace underdog role, beat Falcons

    Lane Johnson walked off the field wearing a dog mask while teammates barked after the Philadelphia Eagles squeaked out an upset to move within one victory of the Super Bowl

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    Buffalo Grove’s Madison Morelli works the uneven parallel bars at Prospect’s invitiatonal on Saturday.

    Girls gymnastics: Buffalo Grove excited after winning Prospect Invitational

    Buffalo Grove’s girls gymnastics team won the Prospect Invitational with 134.15 points on Saturday.

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    Chicago Cubs’ Ricketts says Sosa, others “owe us a little bit of honesty”

    Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Saturday he is sympathetic toward players from the so-called Steroid Era, but he also said he feels players such as Sammy Sosa “owe us a little bit of honesty, too.” Sosa still has not been welcomed back to the Cubs convention.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Penn 77, Columbia 71 Princeton 91, Cornell 54 Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Alabama St. 70, Alabama A&M 67 Alcorn St. 77, MVSU 63 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Austin Peay 87, Jacksonville St. 67 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Elon 63, Coll. of Charleston 58 Florida Gulf Coast 68, NJIT 54 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Jackson St. 85, Texas Southern 80, OT Jacksonville 87, Lipscomb 69 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 McNeese St. 71, SE Louisiana 62 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Middle Tennessee 69, Southern Miss. 49 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 New Orleans 61, Texas A&M-CC 55 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 North Florida 85, Kennesaw St. 78 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT Savannah St. 87, Md.-Eastern Shore 59 South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 Wofford 79, Furman 70 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Drake 81, Evansville 65 E. Kentucky 91, SE Missouri 86 Fort Wayne 82, Nebraska-Omaha 78 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 North Carolina 69, Notre Dame 68 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 S. Illinois 74, Illinois St. 70 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT Arkansas 65, Missouri 63 FAU 73, UTSA 69 North Texas 85, Rice 78 Oklahoma 102, TCU 97, OT Oklahoma St. 65, Texas 64 Texas State 72, UALR 70 Texas Tech 72, West Virginia 71 FAR WEST Air Force 78, San Jose St. 71 Arizona 90, Oregon 83 Arizona St. 77, Oregon St. 75 Colorado St. 78, Wyoming 73 Montana 92, Portland St. 89 N. Colorado 94, Idaho St. 80 S. Utah 81, N. Arizona 75 Seattle 77, UMKC 75 Washington St. 78, California 53 ___

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    The Chicago Bulls could trade forward Nikola Mirotic before the Feb. 8 deadline, but coach Fred Hoiberg said he plans to keep experimenting with the lineup of multiple outside shooting big men.

    Hoiberg not ready to give up on Mirotic-Markkanen lineup

    There’s a chance the Bulls could trade Nikola Mirotic before the Feb. 8 deadline, but for the time being, coach Fred Hoiberg plans to continue experimenting with the lineup of multiple outside shooting big men.

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    St. Ignatius rallies past Hersey 49-40

    Hersey’s girls baksetball team led 23-13 when St. Ignatius went on a 12-0 run and went on to claim a 49-40 win at the newly renamed Coach Kipp’s Hoopsfest on Saturday afternoon at Willowbrook High School.

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    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Box

    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Box No. 20 NORTH CAROLINA 69, NOTRE DAME 68NORTH CAROLINA (14-4) Maye 8-14 1-2 18, Pinson 4-7 4-6 13, Williams 2-7 1-3 5, Johnson 2-10 2-2 7, Berry 5-11 2-2 15, Manley 3-5 1-2 7, Brooks 2-2 0-0 4, Platek 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 0-2 0-0 0, Robinson 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-61 11-17 69. NOTRE DAME (13-5) Mooney 2-5 0-0 5, Geben 4-9 5-6 14, Gibbs 6-20 4-4 19, Pflueger 2-6 2-2 7, Harvey 4-13 0-1 9, Torres 0-3 0-0 0, Burns 1-3 0-0 2, Djogo 4-7 1-2 12. Totals 23-66 12-15 68. Halftime_North Carolina 40-37. 3-Point Goals_North Carolina 6-21 (Berry 3-6, Pinson 1-1, Maye 1-3, Johnson 1-5, Robinson 0-1, Felton 0-2, Williams 0-3), Notre Dame 10-24 (Gibbs 3-6, Djogo 3-6, Geben 1-1, Pflueger 1-2, Mooney 1-3, Harvey 1-6). Fouled Out_Williams. Rebounds_North Carolina 35 (Maye 11), Notre Dame 39 (Geben 9). Assists_North Carolina 16 (Pinson 4), Notre Dame 13 (Gibbs 6). Total Fouls_North Carolina 16, Notre Dame 16. A_9,149 (9,149).

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    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Long Box No. 20 NORTH CAROLINA 69, NOTRE DAME 68FGFTRebNORTH CAROLINAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMaye348-141-25-113318Pinson334-74-61-74113Berry355-112-21-23215Johnson302-102-21-4207Williams282-71-31-3355Brooks142-20-01-3104Manley103-51-22-4017Robinson80-30-00-1020Felton50-20-00-0010Platek30-00-00-0010Totals20026-6111-1712-35161669 Percentages: FG .426, FT .647. 3-Point Goals: 6-21, .286 (Berry 3-6, Pinson 1-1, Maye 1-3, Johnson 1-5, Robinson 0-1, Felton 0-2, Williams 0-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 7 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Brooks, Manley, Maye, Williams). Turnovers: 7 (Brooks 2, Johnson 2, Williams 2, Manley). Steals: 7 (Maye 3, Williams 2, Pinson, Robinson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGeben274-95-67-91414Mooney162-50-00-5025Gibbs396-204-41-56319Pflueger342-62-22-3437Harvey374-130-14-8219Djogo254-71-21-40012Torres130-30-02-5030Burns91-30-00-0002Totals20023-6612-1517-39131668 Percentages: FG .348, FT .800. 3-Point Goals: 10-24, .417 (Djogo 3-6, Gibbs 3-6, Geben 1-1, Pflueger 1-2, Mooney 1-3, Harvey 1-6). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 11 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Geben 3, Mooney). Turnovers: 11 (Pflueger 5, Gibbs 3, Djogo, Geben, Mooney). Steals: 1 (Pflueger). Technical Fouls: None. North Carolina4029-69Notre Dame3731-68 A_9,149 (9,149).

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    Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) hangs from the rim after a dunk against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Westbrook leads Thunder past Hornets, 101-91

    Russell Westbrook had 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Hornets 101-91 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak

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    FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. The Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Cole from the Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday, Jan. 13. The Pirates got right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin for their ace. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

    Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace

    World Series champion Houston Astros acquire Gerrit Cole in 5-player trade with Pittsburgh Pirates

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    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Long Box No. 20 NORTH CAROLINA 69, NOTRE DAME 68FGFTRebNORTH CAROLINAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMaye348-141-25-113318Pinson324-74-61-74113Berry355-112-21-23215Johnson302-102-21-4207Williams272-71-31-3355Brooks142-20-01-3104Manley103-51-22-4017Robinson90-30-00-1020Felton50-20-00-0010Platek30-00-00-0010Totals20026-6111-1712-35161669 Percentages: FG .426, FT .647. 3-Point Goals: 6-21, .286 (Berry 3-6, Pinson 1-1, Maye 1-3, Johnson 1-5, Robinson 0-1, Felton 0-2, Williams 0-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 7 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Brooks, Manley, Maye, Williams). Turnovers: 7 (Brooks 2, Johnson 2, Williams 2, Manley). Steals: 7 (Maye 3, Williams 2, Pinson, Robinson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGeben274-95-67-91414Mooney162-50-00-5025Gibbs396-204-41-56319Pflueger352-62-22-3437Harvey374-130-14-8219Djogo244-71-21-40012Torres130-30-02-5030Burns91-30-00-0002Totals20023-6612-1517-39131668 Percentages: FG .348, FT .800. 3-Point Goals: 10-24, .417 (Djogo 3-6, Gibbs 3-6, Geben 1-1, Pflueger 1-2, Mooney 1-3, Harvey 1-6). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 11 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Geben 3, Mooney). Turnovers: 11 (Pflueger 5, Gibbs 3, Djogo, Geben, Mooney). Steals: 1 (Pflueger). Technical Fouls: None. North Carolina4029-69Notre Dame3731-68

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    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Box

    BC-BKC--T25-North Carolina-Notre Dame Box No. 20 NORTH CAROLINA 69, NOTRE DAME 68NORTH CAROLINA (14-4) Maye 8-14 1-2 18, Pinson 4-7 4-6 13, Williams 2-7 1-3 5, Johnson 2-10 2-2 7, Berry 5-11 2-2 15, Manley 3-5 1-2 7, Brooks 2-2 0-0 4, Platek 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 0-2 0-0 0, Robinson 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-61 11-17 69. NOTRE DAME (13-5) Mooney 2-5 0-0 5, Geben 4-9 5-6 14, Gibbs 6-20 4-4 19, Pflueger 2-6 2-2 7, Harvey 4-13 0-1 9, Torres 0-3 0-0 0, Burns 1-3 0-0 2, Djogo 4-7 1-2 12. Totals 23-66 12-15 68. Halftime_North Carolina 40-37. 3-Point Goals_North Carolina 6-21 (Berry 3-6, Pinson 1-1, Maye 1-3, Johnson 1-5, Robinson 0-1, Felton 0-2, Williams 0-3), Notre Dame 10-24 (Gibbs 3-6, Djogo 3-6, Geben 1-1, Pflueger 1-2, Mooney 1-3, Harvey 1-6). Fouled Out_Williams. Rebounds_North Carolina 35 (Maye 11), Notre Dame 39 (Geben 9). Assists_North Carolina 16 (Pinson 4), Notre Dame 13 (Gibbs 6). Total Fouls_North Carolina 16, Notre Dame 16.

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    Okonkwo's 2 clutch hoops lift TCU women past No. 15 W Va

    Amy Okonkwo scored 16 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and TCU defeated its second straight ranked team, taking down No. 15 West Virginia 76-74

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Alcorn St. 77, MVSU 63 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Austin Peay 87, Jacksonville St. 67 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 McNeese St. 71, SE Louisiana 62 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 New Orleans 61, Texas A&M-CC 55 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Drake 81, Evansville 65 E. Kentucky 91, SE Missouri 86 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT FAU 73, UTSA 69 North Texas 85, Rice 78 Oklahoma 102, TCU 97, OT Oklahoma St. 65, Texas 64 Texas Tech 72, West Virginia 71 FAR WEST Air Force 78, San Jose St. 71 Arizona 90, Oregon 83 Colorado St. 78, Wyoming 73 Montana 92, Portland St. 89 N. Colorado 94, Idaho St. 80 S. Utah 81, N. Arizona 75 Seattle 77, UMKC 75 Washington St. 78, California 53 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Alcorn St. 77, MVSU 63 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Austin Peay 87, Jacksonville St. 67 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 McNeese St. 71, SE Louisiana 62 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 New Orleans 61, Texas A&M-CC 55 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 Tennessee 75, Texas A&M 62 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Drake 81, Evansville 65 E. Kentucky 91, SE Missouri 86 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT FAU 73, UTSA 69 North Texas 85, Rice 78 Oklahoma 102, TCU 97, OT Oklahoma St. 65, Texas 64 Texas Tech 72, West Virginia 71 FAR WEST Air Force 78, San Jose St. 71 Arizona 90, Oregon 83 Colorado St. 78, Wyoming 73 Montana 92, Portland St. 89 N. Colorado 94, Idaho St. 80 S. Utah 81, N. Arizona 75 Seattle 77, UMKC 75 Washington St. 78, California 53 ___

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    Glenbard South learns a lesson

    Mother McAuley came from behind to defeat Glenbard South at the Coach Kipp’s girls basketball shootout.

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    Geneva’s Jack McDonald attempts a reverse layup against the defense of Carmel’s Evan Myers during the Lake Zurich Martin Luther King Classic on Saturday.

    Geneva shoots past Carmel

    Geneva’s boys basketball team defeated Carmel 64-46 and Woodstock 73-26 Saturday at Lake Zurich’s Martin Luther King Classic.

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    Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs haven’t been very active so far in free agency, but the market isn’t overflowing with big names this year.

    Rozner: Cubs just fine with sluggish FA market

    The free-agent market is slow for the biggest names, and the Cubs are just fine with that.

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    Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) defends as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) drives in the first period of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Clippers get to .500 with 126-105 win over lowly Kings

    Lou Williams scored 26 points and the injury-depleted Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 126-105 to get to .500 at the season's halfway mark

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    Curry back in Warriors' starting lineup against Raptors

    Two-time MVP Stephen Curry back in Golden State Warriors' starting lineup for Saturday game against Toronto Raptors

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    Huntley continues to roll

    Huntley’s wrestling team won the Stevenson quad on Saturday.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 13EAST Albany (NY) 84, Maine 66 Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72 Buffalo 82, Miami (Ohio) 66 CCSU 80, Bryant 76 Duquesne 101, La Salle 94, 3OT Georgia Tech 69, Pittsburgh 54 Hartford 97, Binghamton 65 Hofstra 91, Drexel 86 LIU Brooklyn 69, Wagner 67 Memphis 75, Temple 72, OT Mount St. Mary's 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 80, OT Rhode Island 87, St. Bonaventure 73 Robert Morris 81, Fairleigh Dickinson 75 Sacred Heart 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 52 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61 UMBC 89, Mass.-Lowell 62 Vermont 73, Stony Brook 62 SOUTH Abilene Christian 69, Northwestern St. 58 Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 68 Bethune-Cookman 99, Florida A&M 81 Clemson 72, Miami 63 Delaware 61, James Madison 60 Duke 89, Wake Forest 71 ETSU 89, VMI 48 Florida St. 101, Syracuse 90, 2OT George Mason 86, Saint Louis 81 Georgia Southern 60, Appalachian St. 59 Georgia St. 72, Coastal Carolina 58 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 67 Louisville 94, Virginia Tech 86 Mercer 81, Samford 50 Mississippi 78, Florida 72 NC A&T 69, Morgan St. 67 NC Central 81, Coppin St. 61 Nicholls 86, Cent. Arkansas 79 Richmond 78, George Washington 68 SC State 91, Howard 88, OT South Carolina 64, Georgia 57 Stetson 87, SC-Upstate 69 The Citadel 110, Chattanooga 101, OT Towson 99, William & Mary 73 Troy 79, South Alabama 64 UAB 74, Louisiana Tech 62 UConn 67, Tulane 57 MIDWEST Akron 80, Bowling Green 78 Belmont 75, E. Illinois 66 Iowa St. 75, Baylor 65 Kansas 73, Kansas St. 72 Loyola of Chicago 81, Bradley 65 Michigan 82, Michigan St. 72 N. Dakota St. 82, Oral Roberts 64 N. Illinois 72, E. Michigan 66 North Dakota 89, Weber St. 79 Purdue 81, Minnesota 47 S. Dakota St. 94, Denver 72 Toledo 93, Cent. Michigan 82 W. Michigan 73, Ball St. 58 Xavier 92, Creighton 70 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 78, Southern U. 76, OT FAU 73, UTSA 69 North Texas 85, Rice 78 Oklahoma 102, TCU 97, OT Texas Tech 72, West Virginia 71 FAR WEST Arizona 90, Oregon 83 Colorado St. 78, Wyoming 73 Montana 92, Portland St. 89 N. Colorado 94, Idaho St. 80 S. Utah 81, N. Arizona 75 Seattle 77, UMKC 75 Washington St. 78, California 53 ___

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    German leads Northern Illinois over Eastern Michigan 72-66

    Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois snapped a two-game skid, beating Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday

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    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Box

    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 81, BRADLEY 65BRADLEY (13-6) Thomas 4-11 3-3 11, Bar 0-2 0-0 0, Hodgson 2-4 0-0 5, Brown 6-18 0-0 15, Lautier-Ogunleye 0-0 2-2 2, Childs 3-5 3-5 9, van Bree 2-5 0-0 5, Barker 1-1 0-0 2, Kennell 4-11 2-2 13, Lundy 0-0 0-0 0, Stipanovich 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 23-59 10-12 65. LOYOLA OF CHICAGO (14-4) Krutwig 10-15 1-1 21, Townes 5-9 1-2 11, Richardson 2-6 1-2 5, Custer 4-7 3-5 12, Ingram 5-6 2-2 15, Negron 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-1 4-4 6, Satterwhite 1-4 0-1 2, Williamson 1-1 4-4 6, Skokna 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 30-52 16-21 81. Halftime_Loyola of Chicago 39-24. 3-Point Goals_Bradley 9-23 (Brown 3-5, Kennell 3-7, Stipanovich 1-2, Hodgson 1-3, van Bree 1-4, Thomas 0-1, Childs 0-1), Loyola of Chicago 5-17 (Ingram 3-4, Skokna 1-3, Custer 1-4, Satterwhite 0-1, Townes 0-2, Richardson 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Bradley 23 (Thomas 7), Loyola of Chicago 34 (Krutwig 13). Assists_Bradley 16 (Kennell, Brown 5), Loyola of Chicago 16 (Townes, Custer 3). Total Fouls_Bradley 19, Loyola of Chicago 13. Technicals_Bradley coach Brian Wardle. A_2,814 (4,486).

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    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 81, BRADLEY 65FGFTRebBRADLEYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSThomas304-113-32-73311Bar80-20-00-0000Brown366-180-00-45215Hodgson232-40-00-0215Lautier-Ogunleye170-02-21-1142Kennell354-112-22-45213Childs193-53-52-3029van Bree172-50-00-3035Stipanovich91-20-00-0003Lundy30-00-01-1000Barker31-10-00-0012Totals20023-5910-128-23161965 Percentages: FG .390, FT .833. 3-Point Goals: 9-23, .391 (Brown 3-5, Kennell 3-7, Stipanovich 1-2, Hodgson 1-3, van Bree 1-4, Childs 0-1, Thomas 0-1). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 11 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Thomas 2, Kennell). Turnovers: 11 (Brown 5, Childs 4, Lautier-Ogunleye, Thomas). Steals: 4 (Stipanovich 2, Kennell, van Bree). Technical Fouls: coach Brian Wardle, 17:53 second. FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKrutwig3010-151-17-132121Custer224-73-50-03212Richardson302-61-20-7235Townes325-91-20-53111Ingram295-62-21-61015Williamson201-14-40-1216Skokna131-30-00-1113Satterwhite121-40-10-1012Jackson111-14-40-0236Negron10-00-00-0000Totals20030-5216-218-34161381 Percentages: FG .577, FT .762. 3-Point Goals: 5-17, .294 (Ingram 3-4, Skokna 1-3, Custer 1-4, Satterwhite 0-1, Townes 0-2, Richardson 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 10 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Krutwig 2, Ingram, Jackson). Turnovers: 10 (Jackson 3, Skokna 2, Custer, Ingram, Krutwig, Richardson, Townes). Steals: 3 (Townes 2, Custer). Technical Fouls: None. Bradley2441-65Loyola of Chicago3942-81 A_2,814 (4,486).

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    Assists add up for Timothy Christian

    Timothy Christian defeated Lisle in a nonconference girls basketball game.

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    Belmont tops Eastern Illinois 75-66 behind Windler's 25

    Dylan Windler scored a career-high 25 points with five 3-pointers, Kevin McClain added 20 points, and Belmont pulled ahead early to beat Eastern Illinois 75-66 to win eight of its last nine games

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    Loyola-Chicago beats Bradley 81-65 on Krutwig's career game

    Cameron Krutwig set career highs with 21 points and 13 rebounds and Loyola-Chicago dominated inside and on the boards in beating Bradley 81-65, its fourth win in five games

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    BC-BKC--Belmont-E. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Belmont-E. Illinois Box BELMONT 75, E. ILLINOIS 66BELMONT (13-6) Egekeze 4-5 0-0 11, Adelsperger 1-3 0-0 2, McClain 8-17 2-2 20, Luke 3-5 0-0 9, Windler 9-13 2-3 25, Mercer 0-3 0-0 0, Hadden 0-0 0-0 0, Hopkins 0-5 0-0 0, Benkert 1-1 0-0 2, Sampson 1-1 4-6 6. Totals 27-53 8-11 75. E. ILLINOIS (6-11) Dama 1-3 2-2 4, Goodwin 10-20 3-3 26, Smith 3-10 0-0 8, Crossland 4-11 1-2 9, Starks 5-11 2-2 13, Jones 0-1 2-2 2, Diallo 1-2 0-0 2, Price 0-2 0-0 0, Koch 0-1 2-2 2, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-62 12-13 66. Halftime_Belmont 36-29. 3-Point Goals_Belmont 13-25 (Windler 5-8, Luke 3-3, Egekeze 3-4, McClain 2-6, Mercer 0-1, Hopkins 0-3), E. Illinois 6-18 (Goodwin 3-6, Smith 2-6, Starks 1-3, Koch 0-1, Crossland 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Belmont 28 (McClain 8), E. Illinois 30 (Dama 6). Assists_Belmont 17 (Luke 12), E. Illinois 9 (Goodwin 3). Total Fouls_Belmont 14, E. Illinois 15. A_1,493 (5,400).

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    BC-BKC--Belmont-E. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Belmont-E. Illinois Long Box BELMONT 75, E. ILLINOIS 66FGFTRebBELMONTMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSEgekeze404-50-00-50211Adelsperger91-30-00-1022Luke343-50-00-21239McClain378-172-22-80020Windler319-132-31-41225Mercer170-30-00-3210Sampson151-14-62-5126Hopkins80-50-00-0100Benkert51-10-00-0012Hadden40-00-00-0010Totals20027-538-115-28171475 Percentages: FG .509, FT .727. 3-Point Goals: 13-25, .520 (Windler 5-8, Luke 3-3, Egekeze 3-4, McClain 2-6, Mercer 0-1, Hopkins 0-3). Team Rebounds: 7. Team Turnovers: 19 (14 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Windler 3, Sampson). Turnovers: 19 (Luke 6, McClain 4, Adelsperger 2, Egekeze 2, Mercer 2, Windler 2, Hopkins). Steals: 5 (Windler 2, Hopkins, Luke, McClain). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDama281-32-22-6224Goodwin3710-203-31-43226Smith273-100-00-4028Crossland324-111-23-5019Starks315-112-23-41213Koch170-12-20-4222Diallo141-20-01-1132Price100-20-01-1000Jones40-12-20-1002Wilson--0-10-00-0010Totals20024-6212-1311-3091566 Percentages: FG .387, FT .923. 3-Point Goals: 6-18, .333 (Goodwin 3-6, Smith 2-6, Starks 1-3, Koch 0-1, Crossland 0-2). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 13 (7 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Dama 2, Jones 2, Diallo, Goodwin, Starks). Turnovers: 13 (Smith 4, Crossland 2, Dama 2, Goodwin 2, Starks 2, Diallo). Steals: 8 (Goodwin 4, Price 3, Smith). Technical Fouls: None. Belmont3639-75E. Illinois2937-66 A_1,493 (5,400).

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    Connecticut forward Azura Stevens (23) pulls in a rebound in front of Houston forward Octavia Barnes (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

    Stevens' 19 leads No. 1 UConn to 95-35 rout over Houston

    Azura Stevens had 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead four players in double-figures, and top-ranked UConn used a strong defensive effort to rout the Houston Cougars, 95-35

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    FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, file photo, Keith Jackson arrives at 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. He was 89. (Photo by Richard Shotwell Invision/AP, File)

    Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with 'Whoa, Nelly!' call, dies

    Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89

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    Atkins leads No. 7 past Kansas 79-62

    Ariel Atkins scored 22 points, including 10 in the pivotal third quarter, as No. 7 Texas overcame a challenge by unranked Kansas to win 79-62

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    Elena Meyers Taylor and Lolo Jones from USA celebrate their victory after the Women's Bob Sledge World Cup race in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)

    Gibbs, Evans picked as US Olympic women's bobsled pushers

    Lauren Gibbs and Aja Evans will be the push athletes for the U.S. women's Olympic bobsled team

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    Keys has 34, Purdue women upset No. 18 Iowa 76-70

    Andreona Keys scored 22 of her career-high 34 points in the second half and Purdue knocked off its second straight ranked opponent, beating No. 18 Iowa 76-70

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    Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)

    More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal

    More jeers for Real Madrid after shocking 1-0 home loss to Villarreal in Spanish league

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    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 81, BRADLEY 65FGFTRebBRADLEYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSThomas304-113-32-73311Bar80-20-00-0000Brown366-180-00-45215Hodgson232-40-00-0215Lautier-Ogunleye170-02-21-1142Kennell354-112-22-45213Childs193-53-52-3039van Bree172-50-00-3035Stipanovich91-20-00-0003Lundy30-00-01-1000Barker31-10-00-0012Totals20023-5910-128-23162065 Percentages: FG .390, FT .833. 3-Point Goals: 9-23, .391 (Brown 3-5, Kennell 3-7, Stipanovich 1-2, Hodgson 1-3, van Bree 1-4, Childs 0-1, Thomas 0-1). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 10 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Thomas 2, Kennell). Turnovers: 10 (Brown 5, Childs 3, Lautier-Ogunleye, Thomas). Steals: 4 (Stipanovich 2, Kennell, van Bree). Technical Fouls: coach Brian Wardle, 17:53 second. FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKrutwig3010-151-17-132121Custer224-73-50-03212Richardson302-61-20-7235Townes315-91-20-53111Ingram295-62-21-61015Williamson201-14-40-1216Skokna131-30-00-1113Satterwhite121-40-10-1012Jackson111-14-40-0236Negron10-00-00-0000Totals20030-5216-218-34161381 Percentages: FG .577, FT .762. 3-Point Goals: 5-17, .294 (Ingram 3-4, Skokna 1-3, Custer 1-4, Satterwhite 0-1, Townes 0-2, Richardson 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 9 (16 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Krutwig 2, Ingram, Jackson). Turnovers: 9 (Jackson 3, Custer, Ingram, Krutwig, Richardson, Skokna, Townes). Steals: 3 (Townes 2, Custer). Technical Fouls: None. Bradley2441-65Loyola of Chicago3942-81

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    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Box

    BC-BKC--Bradley-Loyola of Chicago Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 81, BRADLEY 65BRADLEY (13-6) Thomas 4-11 3-3 11, Bar 0-2 0-0 0, Hodgson 2-4 0-0 5, Brown 6-18 0-0 15, Lautier-Ogunleye 0-0 2-2 2, Childs 3-5 3-5 9, van Bree 2-5 0-0 5, Barker 1-1 0-0 2, Kennell 4-11 2-2 13, Lundy 0-0 0-0 0, Stipanovich 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 23-59 10-12 65. LOYOLA OF CHICAGO (14-4) Krutwig 10-15 1-1 21, Townes 5-9 1-2 11, Richardson 2-6 1-2 5, Custer 4-7 3-5 12, Ingram 5-6 2-2 15, Negron 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-1 4-4 6, Satterwhite 1-4 0-1 2, Williamson 1-1 4-4 6, Skokna 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 30-52 16-21 81. Halftime_Loyola of Chicago 39-24. 3-Point Goals_Bradley 9-23 (Brown 3-5, Kennell 3-7, Stipanovich 1-2, Hodgson 1-3, van Bree 1-4, Thomas 0-1, Childs 0-1), Loyola of Chicago 5-17 (Ingram 3-4, Skokna 1-3, Custer 1-4, Satterwhite 0-1, Townes 0-2, Richardson 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Bradley 23 (Thomas 7), Loyola of Chicago 34 (Krutwig 13). Assists_Bradley 16 (Kennell, Brown 5), Loyola of Chicago 16 (Townes, Custer 3). Total Fouls_Bradley 20, Loyola of Chicago 13. Technicals_Bradley coach Brian Wardle.

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    Sacred Heart cruises past St. Francis Brooklyn 92-52

    De'von Barnett had 14 points and tied a career high with 12 rebounds to help Sacred Heart beat St. Francis Brooklyn 92-52 and snap a three-game losing streak

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    Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) signals to a teammate during an offensive possession against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Randle leads Lakers past Mavericks in OT

    Julius Randle's rebound and late putback sealed a 107-101 overtime victory for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Dallas Mavericks

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    Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis already on job with Heyward

    New Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis already working with struggling slugger Jason Heyward

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    This photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, shows the gaming room inside the new Four Winds Casino Resort in South Bend, Ind. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is set to open the casino on Tuesday, Jan. 16, joining three other casinos it already operates nearby in southwestern Michigan. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

    New tribal casino ramping up Indiana gambling competition

    The opening of Indiana's first tribal casino in South Bend poses additional problems for the state's existing casinos that have seen big revenue drops amid growing out-of-state competition over the past decade

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    The new Samsung Family Hub smart refrigerator. Here’s a rule of thumb: Before making a product, ask yourself: What would the “Black Mirror” episode about this tech be?

    Four ways to make gadgets great again

    Here’s a rule of thumb: Before making a product, ask yourself: What would the “Black Mirror” episode about this tech be?

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    FTC robocall illustration

    How robocall moguls wrecked the Do Not Call list

    There is a battle being waged over the inviolability of our telephone numbers — over the right to not be bothered. On one side there is the robot army. On the other side, there is the federal government and its list. It is clear who’s winning. But why?

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disclosed late Thursday a drastic change to how Facebook determines what people see when they surf the social network.

    Analysis: Did Mark Zuckerberg blow up Facebook from the inside?

    Facebook wants people to aimlessly scroll less and instead wallow for a while in a meaningful interaction or two. Whether this makes people feel less bad about hanging out on Facebook, or makes Facebook less of a tool for propaganda or misinformation, remains to be seen.

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    A new phone from Chinese maker Vivo has its fingerprint reader embedded in its screen, using a technology from Synaptics.

    The new home for your phone’s fingerprint scanner: inside the screen

    As smartphones go all-screen, one design problem has bedeviled everyone from Samsung to Apple: Where to put the fingerprint scanner?

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    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas.

    Inside the semiconductor industry’s meltdown

    Interviews with several researchers and engineers reveal a chip industry that, while talking up efforts to secure computers, failed to spot that a common feature of their products had made machines so vulnerable.

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    The Aeolus Robot performs domestic duties such as mopping, picking up stuffed animals off the floor, moving furniture and, perhaps most impressively, retrieving drinks from the fridge using an intricate-looking grabbing arm — all without human assistance.

    New robotic maid takes us one step closer to ‘The Jetsons’

    What if instead of hiring a pricey maid service you could instruct a robot to do your dirty work? Such is the lofty promise of the Aeolus Robot, a child-size machine that wowed onlookers last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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    Many tax professionals have noticed an uptick in questions this year from bitcoin investors. At stake this year could be tens of billions in profit. A significant chunk of that could be subject to federal and state taxes based on how many people sold their assets.

    Some bitcoin investors are in for a rocky tax season

    Many tax professionals have noticed an uptick in questions this year from bitcoin investors. At stake this year could be tens of billions in profit. A significant chunk of that could be subject to federal and state taxes based on how many people sold their assets.

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    Geoffrey A. Fowler, The Washington Post’s tech columnist, tried out Brainwave, an experimental cap from Nissan that interpreted signals from his brain with the goal of making him a better driver.

    Test driving the Nissan that can ‘read your mind’

    Might the car of the future be able to read your mind? At CES, the big tech trade show, cars dominated much of the conversation. But one experience stood out because it was so far-out: I donned an experimental cap from Nissan that interpreted signals from my brain with the goal of making me a better driver.

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