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Loyola guard Marques Townes (5) moves to the hoop as Nevada forward Cody Martin (11) defends during the second half Thursday, in Atlanta.
Loyola squeaks past Nevada into Elite 8
With Loyola clinging to a one-point lead and only 6.3 seconds remaining, Marques Townes nailed the decisive 3-pointer to help clinch a 69-68 win over Nevada in the NCAA South Regional semifinal. "I'll probably remember it for the rest of my life," Townes said. "I mean, it doesn't really get any better than that."
Eddie Olczyk announced that he is cancer-free during the first intermission of the Blackhawks’ game against Vancouver at the United Center on Thursday. “We beat this and I’m so thankful for all the support and prayers,” Olczyk told broadcast partner Pat Foley. “They worked.”
Olczyk says he's cancer-free
The Bulls are hoping to get through the end of the season without any more atrocious losses like the one suffered Wednesday against Denver. Rookie Lauri Markkanen said he feels ready to return from a sore back and could play Friday against Milwaukee.
Markkanen feels ready to return, tries to stay positive as Bulls limp to finish
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon walks out from the clubhouse at the team's spring training baseball facility in Mesa, Ariz. The Cubs remember what it was like in 2016, and they remember what happened last year. They remember all the fun they had two years ago, and how tired they were at the end of last season. “These guys absolutely get it. They’re on a mission, no question,” Maddon said. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Chicago Cubs looking for fast start in 2018
In a basketball postseason where a 98-year-old nun gets much of the attention, 88-year-old Norm Buxbaum, who played for the Loyola Ramblers when they almost won the NIT, wears his Loyola jersey as he watches Thursday’s game on TV at his Wilmette home.
'You can play bingo any night.' 88-year-old former Rambler enjoying run to Elite Eight
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