Daily Archive : Saturday January 27, 2018

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    Brooklyn Nets center Tyler Zeller (44) fouls Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

    Butler returns to score 21 points, Wolves beat Nets 111-97

    Jimmy Butler scored 21 points in his return to the lineup, Karl-Anthony Towns had 16 points and 19 rebounds for his NBA-leading 43rd double-double and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-97

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 27 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 27 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 27 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 27 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 27 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 27.

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    Aurora Christian hangs on against IC Catholic Prep

    A gritty IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team hung with Aurora Christian all four quarters in Saturday’s game in Aurora but could never completely close the gap.

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    Steel get road victory over Capitols

    Derek Daschke and Aaro Vidgren each recorded two goals Saturday as the Chicago Steel (18-12-1-2, 39 pts.) soared to a 6-2 victory over the Madison Capitols at Bob Suter’s Capitol Ice Arena.

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    Payne, Lake Forest hand Warren a setback

    Mead Payne scored 7 of his team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter, and Lake Forest beat host Warren 53-45 in North Suburban Conference boys basketball action Saturday night.

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    West Aurora’s Traevon Brown (1) is double teamed by Willowbrook’s Sikander Zafar (5) and Matas Masys (21) during the 25th annual Jim & Sylvia Roberts Night of Hoops boys basketball game at Batavia High School.

    West Aurora tops Willowbrook for 8th straight win

    West Aurora’s boys basketball team defeated Willowbrook 78-66 Saturday night at Batavia’s Night of Hoops.

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    Wolves head into all-star break with a win

    In their final game before the AHL All-Star Break, the Chicago Wolves held off the Tucson Roadrunners 4-3 on Saturday night at Tucson Arena.

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    Glenbard North’s Ronan Schuelke wrestles with Neuqua Valley’s Koshal Shah in their 106-pound championship bout at the DuPage Valley Conference wrestling meet at Metea Valley High School Saturday in Aurora. Schuelke won.

    Glenbard North returns to the top spot

    Glenbard North won the DuPage Valley Conference wrestling meet, overcoming second-place Wheaton North.

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    Win over Lake Forest wears well on Warren

    Warren’s girls basketball beat Lake Forest 40-30 on Saturday to retain sole possession of first place in the North Suburban Conference, while dropping the Scouts two games back.

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    Grayslake Central goes to 10-1 in NLCC

    Kate Bullman scored 16 points and Payton Gosell added 12 points to lead Grayslake Central in a 54-31 victory against host Lakes in Northern Lake County Conference girls basketball Saturday.

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    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates with fans after scoring during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Curry scores 13 points over final 1:42, Warriors beat Boston

    Stephen Curry scored 49 points with 13 of those over the final 1:42, lifting the Golden State Warriors past the Boston Celtics 109-105 in what is already being hyped as a potential NBA Finals matchup come June

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    Rolling Meadows gets better of Glenbard South

    Defense leading to offense leads to Meadows’ fifth straight victory

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    St. Joseph hands Batavia its 3rd straight loss

    Batavia’s boys basketball team lost to St. Joseph Saturday night at its 25th annual Jim and Sylvia Roberts Night of Hoops.

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    Mekowulu lifts Tennessee State past Eastern Illinois 50-47

    Christian Mekowulu scored a career-high 27 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lift Tennessee State to a 50-47 win over Eastern Illinois

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    Virginia Tech's Chris Clarke (15) grabs a rebound next to teammate Nickeil Alexander-Walker (4) and Notre Dame's Martinas Geben (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

    Clarke's flourish lifts Va Tech over reeling Irish 80-75

    Chris Clarke scored six straight points in the final 23 seconds as Virginia Tech fought off a ferocious charge by Notre Dame for an 80-75 Atlantic Coast Conference road victory

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Tennessee St. Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Tennessee St. Box TENNESSEE ST. 50, E. ILLINOIS 47E. ILLINOIS (7-14) Dama 2-7 0-0 4, Goodwin 2-11 1-1 5, Smith 3-12 9-9 17, Koch 2-2 0-0 6, Starks 2-6 0-0 4, Jones 1-1 2-2 5, Diallo 0-0 0-0 0, Price 0-4 0-0 0, Crossland 2-5 2-2 6. Totals 14-48 14-14 47. TENNESSEE ST. (10-11) Mekowulu 8-14 11-15 27, Hamilton 1-3 0-0 2, Reddick 2-4 0-0 5, Chaney 3-4 2-2 9, Spencer 1-5 0-2 3, Oyediran 0-0 0-0 0, Chaffee 1-2 0-2 2, McKnight 1-6 0-0 2, Cummings 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-38 13-21 50. Halftime_19-19. 3-Point Goals_E. Illinois 5-19 (Koch 2-2, Smith 2-10, Jones 1-1, Crossland 0-1, Goodwin 0-2, Starks 0-3), Tennessee St. 3-13 (Chaney 1-2, Reddick 1-3, Spencer 1-3, Hamilton 0-1, McKnight 0-4). Fouled Out_Hamilton, Dama, Diallo. Rebounds_E. Illinois 22 (Smith 5), Tennessee St. 25 (Mekowulu 10). Assists_E. Illinois 7 (Goodwin 3), Tennessee St. 10 (Chaney 4). Total Fouls_E. Illinois 17, Tennessee St. 17. A_1,344 (10,500).

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Tennessee St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Tennessee St. Long Box TENNESSEE ST. 50, E. ILLINOIS 47FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDama192-70-00-1154Goodwin382-111-12-3305Koch102-20-00-0016Smith333-129-91-51317Starks232-60-01-4204Crossland342-52-22-3026Diallo210-00-01-1050Jones131-12-21-4015Price90-40-00-1000Totals20014-4814-148-2271747 Percentages: FG .292, FT 1.000. 3-Point Goals: 5-19, .263 (Koch 2-2, Smith 2-10, Jones 1-1, Crossland 0-1, Goodwin 0-2, Starks 0-3). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 13 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Diallo 2). Turnovers: 13 (Dama 4, Starks 3, Smith 2, Crossland, Goodwin, Jones, Price). Steals: 4 (Crossland, Dama, Jones, Starks). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebTENNESSEE ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMekowulu368-1411-152-101127Hamilton141-30-00-0052Chaney353-42-20-2439Reddick302-40-00-1125Spencer301-50-21-5243McKnight241-60-00-1102Chaffee231-20-23-6112Oyediran60-00-00-0000Cummings20-00-00-0010Totals20017-3813-216-25101750 Percentages: FG .447, FT .619. 3-Point Goals: 3-13, .231 (Chaney 1-2, Reddick 1-3, Spencer 1-3, Hamilton 0-1, McKnight 0-4). Team Rebounds: 7. Team Turnovers: 14 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Mekowulu 2, Hamilton). Turnovers: 14 (Reddick 5, Chaney 3, Mekowulu 3, Hamilton 2, Spencer). Steals: 3 (Chaffee, Mekowulu, Spencer). Technical Fouls: None. E. Illinois1928-47Tennessee St.1931-50 A_1,344 (10,500).

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    Atkins, Higgs lead No. 6 Texas past Iowa State 87-55

    Ariel Atkins scored 15 points and Lashann Higgs added 14 and No. 6 Texas routed Iowa State 87-55

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    Cohn hits the boards to bank York win at Glenbard West

    Boys basketball: York broke out to a big lead at the start of the fourth quarter and held on for Saturday’s 64-57 West Suburban Silver victory over Glenbard West in Glen Ellyn.

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    Dundee-Crown pulls off FVC upset of McHenry

    Dundee-Crown’s girls basketball team came up with the Fox Valley Conference upset of the season Saturday, knocking off league leader McHenry 40-38.

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    A thrilling outcome, in favor of Schaumburg

    Both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat were assured for Marlys Heisler of Warsaw, Ill., on Saturday — and it was all just a little bit too much for the mother of Schaumburg boys basketball coach Wade Heisler and Leyden coach Bill Heisler.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 Kentucky 83, West Virginia 76 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Niagara 105, Canisius 89 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Austin Peay 92, Morehead St. 76 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 Louisville 96, Wake Forest 77 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Mississippi St. 74, Missouri 62 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 SE Louisiana 67, Nicholls 63 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Tennessee St. 50, E. Illinois 47 Tennessee Tech 63, UT Martin 55 Texas Southern 58, Alabama A&M 56 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 UNC-Greensboro 98, Samford 82 UTSA 82, UAB 70 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 Creighton 85, Georgetown 77 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Nebraska 98, Iowa 84 New Mexico St. 73, UMKC 48 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77

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    Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum, center, prepares to take a shot against Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Heat rally from 15 down, top Hornets 95-91

    Ellington delivers late, Richardson score 19 and the Heat finish off a four-game season sweep of Hornets, 95-91

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    Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) goes up for a breakaway dunk in front of Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    Pacers use late-game magic to rally past Orlando 114-112

    Victor Oladipo scored 24 points, Lance Stephenson added a season-high 21 and the Indiana Pacers overcome a late 10-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 114-112

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    Kentucky forward Kevin Knox attempts a layup over West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. (William Wotring/The Dominion-Post via AP)

    Knox scores season-high 34, Kentucky beats No. 7 WVU 83-76

    Freshman forward Kevin Knox scored 19 of his season-high 34 points in the second half and Kentucky overcame a 17-point deficit to beat No. 7 West Virginia 83-76 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge

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    Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin reacts after winning the hardest shot during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star Game weekend, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

    Alex Ovechkin has hardest shot at skills competition

    Alex Ovechkin won the hardest shot title at the NHL All-Star game skills competition with a drive of 101.3 mph

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    Glenbard East takes second in UEC

    Glenbard East placed second in the Upstate Eight Conference girls gymnastics meet behind DeKalb/Sycamore co-op.

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    St. Edward nips Elmwood Park

    AJ Franklin scored 26 points Saturday night to lead St. Edward’s boys basketball team to a 51-49 Metro Suburban Red win over Elmwood Park.

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    BC-BKC--Virginia Tech-Notre Dame Long Box

    BC-BKC--Virginia Tech-Notre Dame Long Box VIRGINIA TECH 80, NOTRE DAME 75FGFTRebVIRGINIA TECHMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlackshear272-64-61-3159Alexander-Walker314-100-00-52011Bibbs278-100-00-25220Hill323-80-00-1049Robinson354-112-20-17312Clarke305-72-24-144212Jackson62-30-00-0005Wilson51-10-00-1032Bede40-10-00-0000Horne30-00-00-0000Totals20029-578-105-27191980 Percentages: FG .509, FT .800. 3-Point Goals: 14-25, .560 (Bibbs 4-4, Alexander-Walker 3-6, Hill 3-6, Robinson 2-5, Blackshear 1-1, Jackson 1-2, Clarke 0-1). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 10 (12 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Blackshear 3). Turnovers: 10 (Clarke 5, Blackshear 3, Alexander-Walker 2). Steals: 7 (Blackshear 3, Alexander-Walker, Hill, Jackson, Robinson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGeben294-102-25-91310Mooney325-83-43-110215Djogo341-70-00-2103Gibbs408-206-61-25327Pflueger385-131-32-33015Burns150-22-23-7002Torres121-11-20-4033Totals20024-6115-1914-38101175 Percentages: FG .393, FT .789. 3-Point Goals: 12-29, .414 (Gibbs 5-10, Pflueger 4-10, Mooney 2-3, Djogo 1-6). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 13 (11 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Djogo 2, Geben, Mooney). Turnovers: 13 (Gibbs 5, Pflueger 3, Geben 2, Burns, Mooney, Torres). Steals: 4 (Djogo, Gibbs, Mooney, Pflueger). Technical Fouls: None. Virginia Tech3446-80Notre Dame2748-75 A_9,149 (9,149).

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    BC-BKC--Virginia Tech-Notre Dame Box

    BC-BKC--Virginia Tech-Notre Dame Box VIRGINIA TECH 80, NOTRE DAME 75VIRGINIA TECH (15-6) Blackshear 2-6 4-6 9, Robinson 4-11 2-2 12, Hill 3-8 0-0 9, Alexander-Walker 4-10 0-0 11, Bibbs 8-10 0-0 20, Horne 0-0 0-0 0, Wilson 1-1 0-0 2, Jackson 2-3 0-0 5, Bede 0-1 0-0 0, Clarke 5-7 2-2 12. Totals 29-57 8-10 80. NOTRE DAME (13-8) Mooney 5-8 3-4 15, Geben 4-10 2-2 10, Djogo 1-7 0-0 3, Gibbs 8-20 6-6 27, Pflueger 5-13 1-3 15, Burns 0-2 2-2 2, Torres 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 24-61 15-19 75. Halftime_Virginia Tech 34-27. 3-Point Goals_Virginia Tech 14-25 (Bibbs 4-4, Hill 3-6, Alexander-Walker 3-6, Robinson 2-5, Blackshear 1-1, Jackson 1-2, Clarke 0-1), Notre Dame 12-29 (Gibbs 5-10, Pflueger 4-10, Mooney 2-3, Djogo 1-6). Fouled Out_Blackshear. Rebounds_Virginia Tech 27 (Clarke 14), Notre Dame 38 (Mooney 11). Assists_Virginia Tech 19 (Robinson 7), Notre Dame 10 (Gibbs 5). Total Fouls_Virginia Tech 19, Notre Dame 11. A_9,149 (9,149).

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    Women's Top 25 Capsules

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    St. Charles East continues 3-point barrage in win over DeKalb

    St. Charles East’s boys basketball team defeated DeKalb 70-56 Saturday at Batavia’s Night of Hoops.

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    Lake Zurich High School dancers celebrate winning the IHSA Class 2A Competitive Dance finals at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington on Saturday.

    Lake Zurich, York win state dance titles; Geneva second, Montini third

    Montini High School in Lombard took third place among small schools at the 2018 IHSA Competitive Dance championships Saturday at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington.

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    Atlanta Hawks guard Malcolm Delaney (5) has the ball knocked away by Washington Wizards guard Tim Frazier (8) as he drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Wall held out as Wizards overwhelm Hawks, 129-104

    Markieff Morris matches season high with 23 points as balanced Wizards, playing without injured John Wall, overwhelm Hawks 129-104

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 Kentucky 83, West Virginia 76 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Niagara 105, Canisius 89 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 SE Louisiana 67, Nicholls 63 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Texas Southern 58, Alabama A&M 56 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 UTSA 82, UAB 70 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 New Mexico St. 73, UMKC 48 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 Toledo 101, Bowling Green 75 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 66, Oklahoma St. 65 FAU 63, Rice 62 Lamar 86, McNeese St. 80

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    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) falls after Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris (34) deflected the ball out of his control during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    George replaces injured Cousins on Team LeBron

    Oklahoma City forward Paul George will replace injured New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins on Team LeBron in the NBA All-Star Game

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Anthony reaches milestone as Thunder beat Pistons 121-108

    Carmelo Anthony surpassed the 25,000-point milestone and Russell Westbrook added 31 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds to lift the surging Oklahoma City Thunder to a 121-108 victory over the Detroit Pistons

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    St. Viator gets second victory over Wheeling

    St. Viator’s girls basketball team earned its second win of the season over Wheeling on Saturday when the Lions prevailed 35-27 in Saturday’s nonconference game on the Wildcats’ floor.

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    Washington Wizards' John Wall reacts on the bench after a teammate's 3-point shot against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Atlanta. Wall was not in the starting lineup. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Wall has recurrence of knee pain, held out against Hawks

    Wizards' All-Star John Wall has recurrence of soreness and swelling in left knee, held out against Hawks

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    Neuqua Valley wins Metea Valley invite over DVC rivals

    Neuqua Valley won the Metea Valley boys swimming invitational. Naperville North placed second, and Waubonsie Valley was third.

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    Palatine’s on the money again at the end

    Palatine senior Kacie Filian scored 5 of her team’s 6 points in overtime to help give the hosts a hard-fought 32-28 win over visiting Stevenson in Saturday’s nonconference girls basketball game.

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    Conant’s Alex Giuliano wrestles Prospect’s Anthony Silva in the 120-pound championship match Saturday during the Mid-Suburban League tournament at Rolling Meadows.

    Prospect profits from prioritizing the present

    Prospect’s wrestling team used a big finish to take top honors in the Mid-Suburban League wrestling tournament on Saturday at Rolling Meadows.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 66, Oklahoma St. 65 FAU 63, Rice 62 Lamar 86, McNeese St. 80 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 North Texas 69, FIU 67, OT Oral Roberts 105, Nebraska Christian College 74 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 FAR WEST Arizona 74, Utah 73 Denver 84, South Dakota 68 E. Washington 67, N. Colorado 65 Montana St. 69, S. Utah 66 Sacramento St. 71, Portland St. 61 San Diego 89, Loyola Marymount 82 Santa Clara 73, Pepperdine 59

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 66, Oklahoma St. 65 FAU 63, Rice 62 Lamar 86, McNeese St. 80 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 North Texas 69, FIU 67, OT Oral Roberts 105, Nebraska Christian College 74 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 FAR WEST Arizona 74, Utah 73 Denver 84, South Dakota 68 E. Washington 67, N. Colorado 65 Montana St. 69, S. Utah 66 Sacramento St. 71, Portland St. 61 San Diego 89, Loyola Marymount 82 Santa Clara 73, Pepperdine 59

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson lies on the court after slipping during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Thunder's Roberson taken off on stretcher with leg injury

    Oklahoma City guard Andre Roberson was taken off on a stretcher during a game at Detroit with a leg injury after he was unable to reach an alley-oop pass and landed hard on the floor

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    Luke scores 25, McClain 21 in Belmont's 83-72 victory

    Austin Luke made four 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Kevin McClain added 21 in leading Belmont to an 83-72 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to remain atop the Ohio Valley Conference

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    Butler returns to Wolves lineup after missing 4 games

    All-Star guard Jimmy Butler returned to the Minnesota Timberwolves' lineup after missing four games with soreness in his right knee

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    After having Tommy John surgery last July, relief pitcher Zack Burdi is on the comeback trail. The No. 26 overall pick in the 2016 draft, Burdi has been throwing from 30 feet for the past two weeks.

    Burdi making steady progress in recovery from Tommy John surgery

    After having Tommy John surgery last July, relief pitcher Zack Burdi is on the comeback trail. The No. 26 overall pick in the 2016 draft, Burdi has been throwing from 30 feet for the past two weeks.

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    Fletcher basket lifts S Illinois over Missouri St 79-77

    Armon Fletcher scored 18 points, including a layup with 6.7 seconds left, to lift Southern Illinois to a 79-77 win over Missouri State

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    Girls bowling: Script flipped as Schaumburg rallies to MSL title

    Schaumburg’s girls bowling team engineered a surprise victory in the Mid-Suburban League tournament to claim top league honors, in a reversal of the fate that befell the Saxons last season.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST FAU 63, Rice 62 Lamar 86, McNeese St. 80 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 Oral Roberts 105, Nebraska Christian College 74 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 FAR WEST Arizona 74, Utah 73 Denver 84, South Dakota 68 E. Washington 67, N. Colorado 65 Montana St. 69, S. Utah 66 Sacramento St. 71, Portland St. 61 San Diego 89, Loyola Marymount 82 Santa Clara 73, Pepperdine 59 Utah Valley 68, Grand Canyon 56 Wyoming 90, San Jose St. 86, OT ___

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    Boys swimming: Making the grade in Cougar Classic

    St. Viator’s Michael Balcerak and Rolling Meadows’ Josh Dellorto were among the individual standouts in Conant’s Cougar Classic on Saturday, where Maine South earned top team honors in the meet’s flighted format.

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    David Gloy, president of Batavia-based Tour Edge, said the company will take a different approach in promoting its products this year. “We’ll go heavy on the Champions Tour,” he said.

    Local companies make big showing at PGA Merchandise Show

    The PGA Merchandise Show is — as far as the golf industry is concerned — the major annual event for the sport, and last week’s 65th staging at the Orange County Convention Center underscored that.

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    General Manager Rick Hahn speaks during opening night of SoxFest at the Hilton Chicago Friday night. Having successfully shed multiple veteran players while adding a deep crop of premium prospects, the Chicago White Sox are now at the point of practicing patience until all of the young talent is ready to make an impact in the majors leagues.

    Hahn pleads for patience as White Sox shift into next phase of rebuild

    Having successfully shed multiple veteran players while adding a deep crop of premium prospects, the Chicago White Sox are now at the point of practicing patience until all of the young talent is ready to make an impact in the majors leagues.

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    Watkins, Carr lead Penn State over Rutgers 60-43

    Mike Watkins scored 15 points, grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds and Penn State beat Rutgers 60-43

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    Despite claims that he’s too small, Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat is The Little Engine That Could. The puck follows him around like it’s his pet. The puck followed DeBrincat to the Blackhawks while he was still a teenager. Here, this gifted young man talks about the love of his life, hockey.

    Verdi: Blackhawks prolific DeBrincat brushes off defenders, doubters

    Associated PressDespite claims that he’s too small, Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat is The Little Engine That Could. The puck follows him around like it’s his pet. The puck followed DeBrincat to the Blackhawks while he was still a teenager. Here, this gifted young man talks about the love of his life, hockey.

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    Burlington Central pulls away from East Aurora in 2nd half

    Burlington Central’s girls basketball team defeated East Aurora 42-29 Saturday in a nonconference game.

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    Ottey scores 18, UIC uses second-half run to beat IUPUI

    Marcus Ottey scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and Tai Odiase finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help Illinois-Chicago beat IUPUI 71-62

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    Maine West rolls out a pair of victories

    Maine West’s boys basketball team extended its post-holiday roll with two big wins over the weekend. The Warriors won at Deerfield 61-57 in the Central Suburban North on Friday to improve to 6-1 in the conference with three games left in the conference race. And on Saturday afternoon, Maine West used a 33-point second quarter to beat Chicago Collins 81-65 to improve to 13-6.

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    San Jose to host 2019 NHL All-Star game

    San Jose will host the 2019 NHL All-Star game

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    Antioch’s Rachel Phillips is fouled by Round Lake’s Kaley Greenwood in the first half at Round Lake on Saturday.

    Antioch’s comeback negates Round Lake’s shot-making flair

    Antioch’s girls basketball team overcame some impressive Round Lake shooting to pull out a 43-42 decision Saturday in Northern Lake County Conference play.

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    Bulls small forward Luol Deng glides to the basket against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first game of the first round of the 2012 Eastern Conference Playoffs at the United Center in Chicago as coach Tom Thibodeau looks on. As Deng reminisced about his days playing for the Bulls, he admitted he’s grown to appreciate his former coaches. Of playing under Thibodeau Deng said: “That was the most fun times of my career because I played with no pressure.”

    Upon reflection, Deng appreciates all of his Bulls coaches

    As Luol Deng reminisced about his days playing for the Bulls, he admitted he’s grown to appreciate his former coaches as time has passed. Deng played for the Bulls from 2004-14 and is the fourth-leading scorer in franchise history.

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    Boys bowling: Stevenson’s Pinkus finished on a fifth-place roll

    Stevenson senior Lucas Pinkus finished with a very respectable fifth-place finish after a 12-game total of 2,660 in the boys bowling state championship finals.

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    Robinson, Mt St. Mary's controls St. Francis (BKN) 86-72

    Junior Robinson scored 27 points on 11-of-13 shooting from the foul line and Mount St. Mary's never trailed in an 86-72 win over St. Francis (BKN)

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 VCU 84, George Mason 76 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST FAU 63, Rice 62 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 FAR WEST E. Washington 67, N. Colorado 65 Montana St. 69, S. Utah 66 Sacramento St. 71, Portland St. 61 San Diego 89, Loyola Marymount 82 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 VCU 84, George Mason 76 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 Saint Louis 75, Dayton 65 Tennessee 68, Iowa St. 45 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST FAU 63, Rice 62 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 FAR WEST E. Washington 67, N. Colorado 65 Montana St. 69, S. Utah 66 Sacramento St. 71, Portland St. 61 San Diego 89, Loyola Marymount 82 ___

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    Earlier this season, coach Fred Hoiberg paid attention to the on vs. off the court stats and increased playing time. It may be time to do the same for Bobby Portis, who has dominated in plus-minus lately.

    Bulls’ Portis making a strong push for more playing time

    Earlier this season, coach Fred Hoiberg paid attention to the on vs. off the court stats and increased playing time. It may be time to do the same for Bobby Portis, who has dominated in plus-minus lately.

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    Chicago White Sox senior vice-president and general manager Rick Hahn responds to a question during the team's baseball convention Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Promising prospects could lead to better days for White Sox

    With a line of young players either on the major league roster or in the pipeline, the Chicago White Sox appear to be in for better things after five straight losing seasons

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    Bristow, Naperville North keep streak going

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

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    Carmelo Anthony reaches 25,000-point milestone

    Carmelo Anthony reached the 25,000-point mark during the third quarter of Oklahoma City's game at Detroit

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    BC-BKC--IUPUI-Ill.-Chicago Box

    BC-BKC--IUPUI-Ill.-Chicago Box ILL.-CHICAGO 71, IUPUI 62IUPUI (7-14) Brennan 1-7 6-6 8, Hall 3-11 2-8 8, Patterson 6-12 0-0 18, Rogers 1-2 8-10 11, McCall 3-6 0-0 6, Goss 3-3 1-2 7, Kirby 0-3 2-2 2, Minnett 0-2 0-0 0, Henderson 1-8 0-0 2. Totals 18-54 19-28 62. ILL.-CHICAGO (11-11) Dixson 5-11 3-4 15, Blount 3-7 1-1 7, Odiase 4-6 3-6 11, Ottey 6-10 6-9 18, Ferguson 1-6 1-2 3, Diggins 0-0 0-0 0, Robinson 3-3 1-2 7, Matthews 0-5 2-4 2, Boahen 3-7 0-0 8. Totals 25-55 17-28 71. Halftime_IUPUI 32-27. 3-Point Goals_IUPUI 7-19 (Patterson 6-10, Rogers 1-1, Brennan 0-1, McCall 0-1, Minnett 0-2, Henderson 0-4), Ill.-Chicago 4-15 (Dixson 2-3, Boahen 2-3, Blount 0-1, Ottey 0-2, Matthews 0-3, Ferguson 0-3). Fouled Out_Ferguson. Rebounds_IUPUI 32 (Hall 11), Ill.-Chicago 41 (Blount 14). Assists_IUPUI 14 (Rogers 5), Ill.-Chicago 13 (Blount 7). Total Fouls_IUPUI 23, Ill.-Chicago 20. A_3,373 (9,500).

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    BC-BKC--IUPUI-Ill.-Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--IUPUI-Ill.-Chicago Long Box ILL.-CHICAGO 71, IUPUI 62FGFTRebIUPUIMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrennan291-76-62-5238Hall273-112-83-11028McCall223-60-00-3046Patterson316-120-00-22318Rogers301-28-101-15411Minnett210-20-00-3230Henderson181-80-00-1222Kirby110-32-20-3122Goss113-31-22-3007Totals20018-5419-288-32142362 Percentages: FG .333, FT .679. 3-Point Goals: 7-19, .368 (Patterson 6-10, Rogers 1-1, Brennan 0-1, McCall 0-1, Minnett 0-2, Henderson 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 15 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Patterson 2, Goss). Turnovers: 15 (Hall 5, Brennan 4, Patterson 2, Rogers 2, Henderson, Minnett). Steals: 8 (Brennan 3, Hall, Kirby, McCall, Minnett, Patterson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILL.-CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlount293-71-14-14747Dixson285-113-40-10015Odiase274-63-61-91311Ferguson241-61-20-2353Ottey316-106-92-51118Boahen263-70-01-4138Matthews160-52-40-0012Robinson123-31-21-3027Diggins70-00-00-3010Totals20025-5517-289-41132071 Percentages: FG .455, FT .607. 3-Point Goals: 4-15, .267 (Boahen 2-3, Dixson 2-3, Blount 0-1, Ottey 0-2, Ferguson 0-3, Matthews 0-3). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 13 (19 PTS). Blocked Shots: 9 (Odiase 4, Robinson 3, Blount, Ottey). Turnovers: 13 (Blount 4, Dixson 3, Ferguson 2, Odiase 2, Boahen, Robinson). Steals: 10 (Blount 5, Ottey 3, Ferguson, Matthews). Technical Fouls: None. IUPUI3230-62Ill.-Chicago2744-71 A_3,373 (9,500).

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    Loyola (Md.) rallies to beat Army 79-68 behind Walker

    Andre Walker scored 20 points and a go-ahead layup late and Loyola (Md.) overcame a slow start to beat Army 79-68

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    FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, Detroit Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos flips his bat after striking out against the Minnesota Twins in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. With 580 big league games under his belt, Nicholas Castellanos certainly qualifies as a veteran on the rebuilding Detroit Tigers. (AP Photo/John Autey, File)

    Castellanos ready for leadership role with rebuilding Tigers

    As Detroit's Nicholas Castellanos takes on a bigger leadership role this year, he's made it clear he'll have a carefree approach to mentoring younger players

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    New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (0) loses the ball as he commits an offensive foul against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) while driving to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The Pelicans won 115-113. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Davis, Pelicans recalibrate playoff push without Cousins

    Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry and All-Star forward Anthony Davis say the Pelicans still see themselves and playoff contenders following a season-ending injury to DeMarcus Cousins

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    Juventus' Sami Khedira, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Chievo Verona and Juventus, at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 27, 208. (Simone Venezia/ANSA via AP)

    Juventus moves top of Serie A after beating 9-man Chievo 2-0

    Juventus has moved to the top of Serie A after struggling to beat nine-man Chievo Verona 2-0

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    Atlantic Division forward Auston Matthews, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, smiles as he answers a question during media day for the 2018 NHL All Star hockey game Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. The game takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Talented young Americans making their mark in NHL

    Young players share spotlight with hockey's biggest names at NHL All-Star game

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    Match referee Craig Pawson uses the Video Assistant Referee to give a penalty to Liverpool during the English FA Cup, fourth round soccer match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion, at the Anfield stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday Jan. 27, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

    VAR in the spotlight in Liverpool's FA Cup loss to West Brom

    The Video Assistant Referee has taken center-stage during the first half of Liverpool's FA Cup match with West Bromwich Albion

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    Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against Newport County during the English FA Cup, fourth round soccer match at Rodney Parade, Newport, Wales, Saturday Jan. 27, 2018. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

    Spurs avoid shock FA Cup exit in draw at 4th-tier Newport

    Tottenham has survived a huge scare in the FA Cup as a late Harry Kane goal rescues a 1-1 draw at fourth-tier Newport in the fourth round

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    Dixon sparks UT Rio Grande Valley past Chicago State 87-81

    Nick Dixon finished with 30 points and eight rebounds, Terry Winn added his second double-double of the season and UT Rio Grande Valley ended a four-game skid against Chicago State with an 87-81 victory

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    BC-BKC--Rio Grande-Chicago St. Box

    BC-BKC--Rio Grande-Chicago St. Box RIO GRANDE 87, CHICAGO ST. 81RIO GRANDE (11-11) Kimasa 1-1 0-0 2, Winn 7-12 3-3 17, Dixon 10-17 8-12 30, McDaniel 5-11 2-2 13, Levi 3-6 0-2 6, Varner 0-2 2-2 2, Hoffman 0-1 0-0 0, Rwabigwi 1-1 0-0 2, Crnogorac 0-0 0-2 0, Bowie 2-7 3-4 8, Stallworth 2-2 3-3 7, McDonald 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-61 21-30 87. CHICAGO ST. (2-21) Simmons 5-8 4-6 14, Sims 6-13 7-9 20, Shaw 3-13 0-0 6, Byrd 1-2 0-0 3, Burns 7-8 5-6 21, Bowles 1-2 0-0 2, Harris 4-7 2-2 11, Bell 0-2 0-0 0, Pruitt 1-3 2-3 4. Totals 28-58 20-26 81. Halftime_Rio Grande 37-32. 3-Point Goals_Rio Grande 4-12 (Dixon 2-5, McDaniel 1-2, Bowie 1-4, Varner 0-1), Chicago St. 5-13 (Burns 2-2, Byrd 1-2, Sims 1-3, Harris 1-3, Shaw 0-1, Bell 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Rio Grande 33 (Winn 10), Chicago St. 24 (Simmons 8). Assists_Rio Grande 21 (Levi 7), Chicago St. 13 (Sims, Shaw 3). Total Fouls_Rio Grande 22, Chicago St. 21. A_463 (7,000).

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    BC-BKC--Rio Grande-Chicago St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Rio Grande-Chicago St. Long Box RIO GRANDE 87, CHICAGO ST. 81FGFTRebRIO GRANDEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKimasa111-10-00-0012Winn257-123-32-104217Dixon3410-178-125-82330Levi243-60-20-3736McDaniel215-112-20-12313Bowie292-73-41-1208Stallworth192-23-30-2217Varner150-22-22-2202McDonald80-10-00-2040Hoffman70-10-01-3030Rwabigwi41-10-00-1022Crnogorac30-00-20-0000Totals20031-6121-3011-33212287 Percentages: FG .508, FT .700. 3-Point Goals: 4-12, .333 (Dixon 2-5, McDaniel 1-2, Bowie 1-4, Varner 0-1). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 16 (18 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Kimasa). Turnovers: 16 (McDaniel 4, McDonald 3, Winn 3, Levi 2, Stallworth 2, Dixon, Kimasa). Steals: 12 (Bowie 5, Levi 2, Winn 2, McDonald, Stallworth, Varner). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebCHICAGO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSSimmons315-84-63-81214Burns297-85-60-12421Byrd121-20-00-2013Shaw263-130-00-1326Sims376-137-91-43220Harris284-72-20-22411Bowles171-20-00-1032Pruitt161-32-33-5234Bell40-20-00-0000Totals20028-5820-267-24132181 Percentages: FG .483, FT .769. 3-Point Goals: 5-13, .385 (Burns 2-2, Byrd 1-2, Harris 1-3, Sims 1-3, Shaw 0-1, Bell 0-2). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 15 (16 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Bowles 3, Harris). Turnovers: 15 (Burns 5, Simmons 4, Sims 2, Bowles, Harris, Pruitt, Shaw). Steals: 8 (Burns 3, Harris 2, Shaw 2, Sims). Technical Fouls: None. Rio Grande3750-87Chicago St.3249-81 A_463 (7,000).

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    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-N. Dakota St. Box

    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-N. Dakota St. Box N. DAKOTA ST. 80, W. ILLINOIS 69W. ILLINOIS (10-10) Gilbeck 2-3 2-4 6, Webster 10-20 2-2 24, Duff 3-7 0-0 7, Johnson 2-9 2-2 6, Ancrum 6-13 1-2 15, Morgan 0-0 0-0 0, Gavin 0-0 0-0 0, Hughes 0-0 0-0 0, Moxey 1-2 1-2 3, Bruster 4-6 0-0 8. Totals 28-60 8-12 69. N. DAKOTA ST. (12-10) Eliason 2-3 0-0 4, Hunter 4-6 4-4 13, Quayle 2-4 0-0 5, P.Miller 11-18 4-6 26, Jacobson 1-3 2-2 5, Kreuser 1-5 0-0 3, Geu 4-5 0-2 9, D.Miller 1-4 0-0 2, Ward 4-5 0-0 10, Samuelson 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 31-56 10-14 80. Halftime_N. Dakota St. 42-40. 3-Point Goals_W. Illinois 5-13 (Webster 2-4, Ancrum 2-4, Duff 1-4, Johnson 0-1), N. Dakota St. 8-20 (Ward 2-2, Hunter 1-1, Geu 1-1, Kreuser 1-3, Quayle 1-3, Jacobson 1-3, Samuelson 1-3, D.Miller 0-1, P.Miller 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_W. Illinois 26 (Gilbeck 6), N. Dakota St. 27 (Quayle 5). Assists_W. Illinois 7 (Webster, Duff 2), N. Dakota St. 11 (Quayle, P.Miller 3). Total Fouls_W. Illinois 15, N. Dakota St. 12. A_3,187 (5,700).

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    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-N. Dakota St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-N. Dakota St. Long Box N. DAKOTA ST. 80, W. ILLINOIS 69FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck322-32-41-6136Duff303-70-00-0237Johnson292-92-20-5016Webster3510-202-21-52124Ancrum266-131-21-31415Bruster154-60-00-2028Morgan130-00-00-0100Moxey131-21-22-4003Gavin60-00-00-0010Hughes10-00-00-1000Totals20028-608-125-2671569 Percentages: FG .467, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 5-13, .385 (Ancrum 2-4, Webster 2-4, Duff 1-4, Johnson 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 7 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Gilbeck, Morgan). Turnovers: 7 (Johnson 2, Webster 2, Duff, Gilbeck, Moxey). Steals: 4 (Gilbeck, Johnson, Moxey, Webster). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebN. DAKOTA ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSEliason202-30-01-3034Hunter254-64-40-31213P.Miller3411-184-60-33026Quayle252-40-01-5305Jacobson281-32-20-3115Ward204-50-00-02210Samuelson161-30-00-3003Kreuser141-50-00-3123Geu124-50-23-4029D.Miller61-40-00-0002Totals20031-5610-145-27111280 Percentages: FG .554, FT .714. 3-Point Goals: 8-20, .400 (Ward 2-2, Geu 1-1, Hunter 1-1, Jacobson 1-3, Kreuser 1-3, Quayle 1-3, Samuelson 1-3, D.Miller 0-1, P.Miller 0-3). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 9 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Eliason, P.Miller, Quayle, Ward). Turnovers: 9 (Hunter 3, Ward 2, Geu, Jacobson, Kreuser, P.Miller). Steals: 3 (Hunter, P.Miller, Samuelson). Technical Fouls: None. W. Illinois4029-69N. Dakota St.4238-80 A_3,187 (5,700).

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    TCU guard Kianna Ray (25) passes the ball to TCU center Jordan Moore (22) during an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (Richard W. Rodriguez/Star-Telegram via AP)

    No. 24 TCU women top Sooners 62-58 for 6th straight victory

    Lauren Heard scored 12 points, including the game-tying 3-pointer, and Amber Ramirez scored all nine of her points in the final two minutes to secure No. 24 TCU's 62-58 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday

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    FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, right, celebrates with Derek Barnett after officials reviewed and confirmed a play in which Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins fumbled the ball and Cox recovered and returned it for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. The Eagles and the New England Patriots are set to meet in Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Eagles' Fletcher Cox set for 1st taste of any Super Bowl

    Eagles 3-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Fletcher Cox set to play in the first Super Bowl he will have ever seen

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    FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles are set to meet in Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Brady practices without glove as Gronk returns to practice

    Brady practices without a glove on hand, Gronkowski progressing in concussion protocol for Patriots

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Colgate 83, American U. 69 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 UMBC 86, Maine 74 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 VCU 84, George Mason 76 Virginia 65, Duke 63 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 W. Michigan 79, N. Illinois 72 SOUTHWEST FAU 63, Rice 62 New Orleans 68, Incarnate Word 58 Texas 85, Mississippi 72 ___

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    Former pitcher dies in Venezuela amid lack of medication

    A former Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins pitcher died in his native Venezuela of pneumonia that baseball colleagues say was made worse by medicine shortages in the crisis-wracked nation

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    PSG's Edinson Cavani celebrates the 157th goal of his career at psg and beat the club record during his French League One soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Montpellier at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Cavani becomes PSG all-time top scorer with 157

    Edinson Cavani becomes Paris Saint-Germain's all-time leading scorer with 157 goals as he scores in a 4-0 home win against Montpellier on Saturday. He also set up the fourth goal for Neymar, who scored twice

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    U.S. halfpipe snowboarder Shaun White waits to take a practice run at the Winter X Games on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Aspen, Colo. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP)

    Shaun White pulls out of X Games to rest for Olympics

    Shaun White withdraws from Winter X Games so he can return home to rest for Olympics

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    Jensen, No. 19 Oklahoma St. women beat Texas Tech

    Kaylee Jensen scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Loryn Goodwin had 20 points, eight assists and five steals to help No. 19 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 80-62

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    W Michigan top N Illinois 79-72

    Thomas Wilder scored 25 points with five assists, Josh Davis added 15 points with three 3-pointers, including a game-breaking 3, and Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 79-72 after both teams shot 60 percent or better in the second half

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas, left, drives past Indiana Pacers' Darren Collison during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Isaiah Thomas says no 'bad blood' between him and Kevin Love

    Cavs' Isaiah Thomas denies any 'bad blood' between him and Kevin Love

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    Ashland ties Division II record for consecutive wins

    Defending NCAA Division II champion Ashland won its 57th straight game with a 111-46 victory over Tiffin to tie the longest D-II basketball winning streak regardless of gender

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    Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33), Gabby Williams (15), Crystal Dangerfield (5), and Napheesa Collier (24) cheer from the bench in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulane, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Storrs, Conn. UConn won, 98-45. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

    No. 1 UConn routs Tulane, opens season 20-0 for 11th time

    Katie Lou Samuelson scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half to lead top-ranked UConn to a 98-45 rout of Tulane and a 20-0 start to the season for the 11th time in program history

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    FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, Miley Cyrus performs at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival Day 2 held at T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas. Cyrus' latest record embraces her pop-country side but the singer embraced the funk as one of the surprise performers at The Roots annual pre-Grammy jam showcase. "Come on, you know this song," Cyrus told the crowd Friday, Jan. 27, 2018, as she performed her old hit "Party in the U.S.A." (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)

    Miley Cyrus, Jill Scott rock the Roots Grammy party

    Miley Cyrus' latest record embraces her pop-country side, but the singer embraced the funk as one of the surprise performers at The Roots annual pre-Grammy jam showcase.

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    Understanding doctors can be challenging

    Few simple questions are as difficult to answer as the perennial “What did the doctor say?” Why do we have such a problem figuring out the answer to that question?

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    Be meticulous about keeping your yard cleared of dog feces, picking it up as soon as possible, to help stem the spread of diseases.

    Recent bacterial outbreak linked to pet store puppies

    Q: We just got a new puppy, but I’m almost afraid to let my child play with it. I read a news story that said puppies have been linked to some sort of bacterial infection. What should I do?

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    Safe ways to deal with sinus pressure

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    Marley Dias will discuss her book in Naperville, Chicago and Evanston this week.

    Author events: Meet Marley Dias, Melanie Benjamin this week

    A plethora of best-selling authors are visiting the suburbs this week, including 13-year-old Marley Dias, Fancy Nancy author Jane O’Connor, Chicagoan Melanie Benjamin and sports journalist Tim Rappleye.

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    “MJ Live,” a Las Vegas tribute concert featuring the music and moves of the late pop singer Michael Jackson, returns to the Rosemont Theatre.

    Weekend picks: Michael Jackson, Prince tributes dance into Rosemont

    “MJ Live” and The Purple Xperience present tributes to beloved pop icons Michael Jackson and Prince at the Rosemont Theatre. More on this, the Norge Ski Club International Winter Tournament in Fox River Grove and other fun events.

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    Warwick China Company made beer sets.

    Ioga mark baffles collectors
    Q. We have an old German beer pitcher and mug set that has been in our family many years. All are decorated with the image of a man with a pipe. Each piece is mark with a knight’s helmet, crossed swords and the words “Ioga-Warwick.” Any information about the maker, when it was made and value would be appreciated.

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    “Trap Adventure 2,” available on iOS devices, is essentially a nightmare version of the original “Super Mario Bros.” As you run and jump your way through a castle-like maze, a never-ending series of spikes, flames and other booby traps appear out of nowhere to take your life, forcing you to start over.

    Is 'Trap Adventure 2' the hardest video game ever?

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