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    FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, file photo, Warren Moon walk along the sideline prior to an NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Hall of Fame quarterback Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant for his sports marketing firm, according to a lawsuit filed in California. The civil lawsuit was filed Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Orange County Superior Court. According to court documents, Wendy Haskell alleges Moon made "unwanted and unsolicited" sexual advances as part of her role as his assistant working for Sports 1 Marketing. Moon is the co-founder and president of the company. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon sued for sex harassment

    Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed in California by a woman who worked as his assistant at his sports marketing firm

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    Toronto Maple Leafs center William Nylander (29) scores on Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith (41) during the shootout in an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Andersen makes 47 saves, Leafs edge Flames 2-1 in shootout

    Frederik Andersen made 47 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three more shots in a shootout in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames

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    Finke, Black edge Illinois past Austin Peay 64-57

    Michael Finke scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Illinois squeeze out a 64-57 victory over Austin Peay. The Illini shot just 39.6 percent from the field and made just 21 field goals, but it was enough to snap a three-game losing streak

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    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) shoots over Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. The Pacers defeated the Bulls 98-96. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Bulls 98-96

    Victor Oladipo scores 27 as Indiana Pacers rally past Chicago Bulls 98-96

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    Photo courtesy of Mike Jackson Chris Taurisano of T-Bone Guide Service has been having a good season on the Fox Chain O’ Lakes.

    Hungry fish and cold water make for a great catch

    If you’d like a little help catching some big muskies in the Fox Chain O’Lakes, Mike Jackson says guide Chris Taurisano is ready to assist.

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    Burlington Central’s Caden Scott, back, guards Crystal Lake South’s Matthew Reall Wednesday in Crystal Lake.

    Images: Burlington Central vs. Crystal Lake South, boys basketball

    Crystal Lake South High School hosted Burlington Central for boys basketball action on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Crystal Lake.

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    Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.com Chicago Bears' quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) scrambles with the ball toward the sideline during the Bears 14-15 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Soldier Field on December 3, 2017.

    Why the Bears' offense has been a dud this season

    When it comes to explosiveness, the Chicago Bears' offense has been a dud. As a result, they're now last in total yards, passing yards and first downs, and they're 30th (out of 32) in scoring and 28th in third-down efficiency.

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    Thirteen weeks in, unrestricted free agent wide receiver Markus Wheaton still has 1 catch for 9 yards. He played one snap last week.

    13 weeks in, Bears still trying to find playing time for WR Wheaton

    Thirteen weeks in, unrestricted free agent wide receiver Markus Wheaton still has 1 catch for 9 yards. He played one snap last week.

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    FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) runs against Baylor during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Mayfield is favored to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    AP Player of the Year finalists: Mayfield, Love, Jackson

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Stanford running back Bryce Love and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson are the finalists for The Associated Press college football player of the year

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    Fast start propels Dundee-Crown over Huntley

    Dundee-Crown’s boys basketball team defeated Huntley 53-34 Wednesday night in a Fox Valley Conference game.

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 6 results
    High school girls bowling results from meets of Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 6 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 6 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 6 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Wednesday, Dec. 6 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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    Lake Park’s Daniel Spejcher (23) drives around Wheaton Warrenville South’s Matt Brodhead (20) during boys basketball on Dec. 6, 2017 in Roselle.

    WW South defense holds Lake Park in check

    Boys basketball: Wheaton Warrenville South leaned on its defense in Wednesday’s 49-21 DuPage Valley Conference victory at Lake Park.

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    Chicago Blackhawks goalie Anton Forsberg (31), of Sweden, leaves the game after giving up three goals during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington. Also seen is Chicago Blackhawks goalie J.F. Berube (34), who replaced Forsberg. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Blackhawks lose ugly, 6-2, to Caps

    Poor goaltending, defensive lapses and a rare bad penalty kill led to an ugly 6-2 loss for the Chicago Blackhawks at Washington on Wednesday night.

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    Boys swimming: D300 team prevails at St. Viator Invite

    The District 300 boys swimming team took top honors in the six-team invitational hosted by St. Viator on Wednesday.

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    Florida guard Egor Koulechov (4) and Loyola of Chicago guard Marques Townes (5) battle for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)

    Loyola springs huge upset on No. 5 Florida

    Aundre Jackson scored 23 points, Cameron Krutwig added 14 and Loyola-Chicago stunned No. 5 Florida 63-59 on Wednesday night, handing the Gators a third consecutive loss. Less than 48 hours after Florida coach Mike White said his team’s performance against rival Florida State was “the epitome of soft,” the Gators delivered another dud.

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    Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond and Milwaukee Bucks' John Henson go after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Bucks use fourth-quarter run to beat Pistons 104-100

    Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks used a strong start to the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 104-100

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    St. Charles North gets past Bartlett

    St. Charles North defeated Bartlett 49-45 Wednesday night in an Upstate Eight crossover boys basketball game.

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    WW South overwhelms Neuqua Valley

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

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    Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Wilson, Ovechkin lead Capitals past Blackhawks, 6-2

    Tom Wilson had two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin and had a goal and three assists in the Washington Capitals' 6-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks

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    Wolves fly by Gulls 3-1

    Chicago Wolves goaltender Kasimir Kaskisuo made 15 saves en route to a 3-1 victory over the San Diego Gulls Wednesday night at Allstate Arena.

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    Brooklyn Nets players and coaches, including head coach Kenny Atkinson, front, pose for a picture with children after teaching them basketball skills in an NBA Cares event at the Maestro Miguel A. Quintana Primary School in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. The Brooklyn Nets will play two regular season games in Mexico City, facing the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, Dec. 7 and the Miami Heat on Saturday, Dec. 9. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

    Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitude

    Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder are ready for Mexico City's altitude

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    Burlington Central’s Caden Scott briefly wraps his hands around the face of Crystal Lake South’s Matthew Reall Wednesday in Crystal Lake.

    Mayfield’s 27 help Burlington Central down Crystal Lake South

    Burlington Central downed Crystal Lake South 60-53 Wednesday night in nonconference boys basketball action.

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    Goodwin scores 20; Saint Louis beats Southern Illinois 74-69

    Jordan Goodwin scored 20 points to lead Saint Louis to a 74-69 victory over Southern Illinois

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    DePauls pulls away from CCSU 85-57

    Eli Cain scored 17 points, Bradon Cyrus added 16 and DePaul cruised to an 85-57 win over Central Connecticut

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    FAU's Singletary named C-USA's MVP; UAB's Clark top coach

    Florida Atlantic sophomore Devin Singletary has been named Conference USA's MVP

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    FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell watches from the sidelines before an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers in Minneapolis. Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to keep him as commissioner of the NFL through 2024. A memo from the NFL's compensation committee to team owners and obtained by The Associated Press confirms that Goodell and committee chairman Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, have signed the extension. Goodell took over for Paul Tagliabue in 2006. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

    NFL commissioner Goodell signs 5-year contract extension

    Roger Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to keep him as commissioner of the NFL through 2024.

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    Memphis Grizzlies' James Ennis III (8) competes for the ball with New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    Lee, Porzingis lead Knicks past Grizzlies, 99-88

    Courtney Lee scored 24 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 18 after a slow start in his return to the lineup, and the New York Knicks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-88

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    Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier (10) goes past Atlanta Hawks' Tyler Cavanaugh, right, for a shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Fournier injures ankle in Magic OT win, X-rays negative

    Evan Fournier scored 27 points but injured his right ankle as the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 110-106 in overtime

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    Grant’s Mike Huff (3) drives on Antioch’s Andrew Hare on Wednesday night in Fox Lake.

    Huff’s too tough as Grant gets past Antioch

    Grant’s Michael Huff went off for 13 first-quarter points en route to a game- and career-high 29 points in leading Grant to a breezy 76-52 Northern Lake County Conference boys basketball victory over Antioch.

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    Chidlren pose for photographers in front of the shortlisted three mascot design sets which each contain one mascot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and one for the Paralympic Games at an elementary school in Tokyo Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Mascot designs for 2020 Tokyo Olympics shortlisted

    Japanese schoolchildren will help determine the mascot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) hits a shot over Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn (32) to give the Pacers the lead in the final minute of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. The Pacers defeated the Bulls 98-96. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Oladipo leads Pacers to big comeback win over Chicago Bulls

    The Bulls played well for 3 ½ quarters, but fell apart down the stretch and lost 98-96 at Indiana on Wednesday. The Bulls led by 16 early in the fourth quarter, but the Pacers took their first lead with 30.1 seconds left.

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    Warren returns to form at Libertyville’s expense

    Four nights after dropping a six-point decision at Lakes, Warren hosted Libertyville in North Suburban Conference girls basketball action, and the Blue Devils were ready to show that they remain one of the top teams in Lake County.

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    Second half comeback powers Jacobs by Crystal Lake Central

    Jacobs’ boys basketball team defeated Crystal Lake Central 55-43 Wednesday night in a Fox Valley Conference game.

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    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Long Box ILLINOIS 64, AUSTIN PEAY 57FGFTRebAUSTIN PEAYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSPorter-Bunton344-71-20-6349Ugba327-101-25-81415Gumm212-71-20-1036Ivory272-53-40-1257Taylor366-130-03-70113Harris283-131-30-2037Martin100-20-00-2040Glotta100-10-00-1220McCarthy20-00-00-0010Totals20024-587-138-2882757 Percentages: FG .414, FT .538. 3-Point Goals: 2-13, .154 (Gumm 1-2, Taylor 1-4, Glotta 0-1, Harris 0-1, Martin 0-1, Ugba 0-1, Porter-Bunton 0-3). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 23 (12 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Ugba 2, Porter-Bunton). Turnovers: 23 (Porter-Bunton 5, Taylor 5, Ivory 4, Harris 3, Glotta 2, Gumm 2, Martin, Ugba). Steals: 15 (Ivory 4, Porter-Bunton 4, Harris 3, Ugba 2, Gumm, Taylor). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlack265-96-81-40416Finke277-123-64-80217Alstork241-31-22-4223Lucas243-53-40-2429Williams232-60-01-4105Jordan240-30-01-1020Nichols192-42-21-7007Smith161-62-20-2034Frazier150-33-40-0223Eboigbodin20-20-02-3020Totals20021-5320-2812-3591964 Percentages: FG .396, FT .714. 3-Point Goals: 2-13, .154 (Nichols 1-2, Williams 1-2, Alstork 0-1, Black 0-1, Smith 0-1, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2, Jordan 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 25 (23 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Alstork 2, Black, Finke, Lucas). Turnovers: 25 (Black 5, Lucas 5, Finke 4, Frazier 2, Jordan 2, Nichols 2, Williams 2, Alstork, Eboigbodin, Smith). Steals: 9 (Williams 3, Lucas 2, Nichols 2, Finke, Frazier). Technical Fouls: None. Austin Peay2829-57Illinois2638-64 A_12,352 (15,500).

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    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Box ILLINOIS 64, AUSTIN PEAY 57AUSTIN PEAY (4-5) Porter-Bunton 4-7 1-2 9, Ugba 7-10 1-2 15, Ivory 2-5 3-4 7, Gumm 2-7 1-2 6, Taylor 6-13 0-0 13, Glotta 0-1 0-0 0, McCarthy 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 3-13 1-3 7, Martin 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 7-13 57. ILLINOIS (7-3) Finke 7-12 3-6 17, Black 5-9 6-8 16, Williams 2-6 0-0 5, Alstork 1-3 1-2 3, Lucas 3-5 3-4 9, Nichols 2-4 2-2 7, Eboigbodin 0-2 0-0 0, Frazier 0-3 3-4 3, Smith 1-6 2-2 4, Jordan 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 20-28 64. Halftime_Austin Peay 28-26. 3-Point Goals_Austin Peay 2-13 (Gumm 1-2, Taylor 1-4, Harris 0-1, Glotta 0-1, Martin 0-1, Ugba 0-1, Porter-Bunton 0-3), Illinois 2-13 (Nichols 1-2, Williams 1-2, Alstork 0-1, Smith 0-1, Black 0-1, Frazier 0-2, Finke 0-2, Jordan 0-2). Fouled Out_Ivory. Rebounds_Austin Peay 28 (Ugba 8), Illinois 35 (Finke 8). Assists_Austin Peay 8 (Porter-Bunton 3), Illinois 9 (Lucas 4). Total Fouls_Austin Peay 27, Illinois 19. A_12,352 (15,500).

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Dec. 6EAST Albany (NY) 84, Bryant 68 Binghamton 71, Army 66 Buffalo 75, Delaware 72 Duquesne 73, Stetson 59 George Washington 71, Princeton 60 Harvard 47, Fordham 45 Hofstra 85, Monmouth (NJ) 84 Marist 78, Colgate 76 Penn 73, Lafayette 68 Providence 77, Brown 72, OT Robert Morris 78, Rider 75 St. Bonaventure 73, Canisius 65 St. Peter's 76, Houston Baptist 74 Temple 59, Wisconsin 55 Towson 82, Morgan St. 78, OT UMBC 81, Delaware St. 60 UMass 64, Holy Cross 50 Yale 86, Lehigh 77 SOUTH Alabama 68, Rhode Island 64 Auburn 80, Gardner-Webb 55 Coastal Carolina 85, Hampton 81 ETSU 84, N. Kentucky 71 Florida St. 96, Loyola (Md.) 71 Louisiana-Lafayette 98, Loyola (NO) 56 Louisville 86, Siena 60 Loyola of Chicago 65, Florida 59 Middle Tennessee 66, Vanderbilt 63 Navy 70, Coppin St. 53 North Carolina 104, W. Carolina 61 Old Dominion 79, Richmond 60 South Carolina 80, Wyoming 64 Stephen F. Austin 85, Louisiana Tech 83 Tulane 95, Southern U. 76 Virginia Tech 95, Radford 68 William & Mary 77, George Mason 70 Wofford 63, Georgia Tech 60 MIDWEST Akron 83, Fort Wayne 79 Dayton 79, Tennessee Tech 66 E. Michigan 95, Oakland 89 Green Bay 59, E. Illinois 57 Ill.-Chicago 76, UW-Parkside 48 Illinois 64, Austin Peay 57 Rio Grande 82, Texas A&M-CC 78 SE Missouri 91, UMKC 87 SIU-Edwardsville 82, IUPUI 81 Saint Louis 74, S. Illinois 69 South Dakota 93, Drake 65 Toledo 89, Detroit 86 W. Illinois 69, American U. 56 W. Michigan 78, Cleveland St. 67 Xavier 96, Kent St. 70 SOUTHWEST Houston 88, Fairfield 66 North Texas 79, Indiana St. 76, OT Texas State 100, McMurry 50 FAR WEST Abilene Christian 62, Air Force 58 BYU 80, Illinois St. 68 N. Arizona 79, San Diego Christian 70 S. Utah 94, Long Beach St. 89 Utah Valley 83, Weber St. 56 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Dec. 6EAST Albany (NY) 84, Bryant 68 Binghamton 71, Army 66 Buffalo 75, Delaware 72 Duquesne 73, Stetson 59 George Washington 71, Princeton 60 Harvard 47, Fordham 45 Hofstra 85, Monmouth (NJ) 84 Marist 78, Colgate 76 Penn 73, Lafayette 68 Providence 77, Brown 72, OT Robert Morris 78, Rider 75 St. Bonaventure 73, Canisius 65 St. Peter's 76, Houston Baptist 74 Temple 59, Wisconsin 55 Towson 82, Morgan St. 78, OT UMBC 81, Delaware St. 60 UMass 64, Holy Cross 50 Yale 86, Lehigh 77 SOUTH Alabama 68, Rhode Island 64 Auburn 80, Gardner-Webb 55 Coastal Carolina 85, Hampton 81 ETSU 84, N. Kentucky 71 Florida St. 96, Loyola (Md.) 71 Louisiana-Lafayette 98, Loyola (NO) 56 Louisville 86, Siena 60 Loyola of Chicago 65, Florida 59 Middle Tennessee 66, Vanderbilt 63 Navy 70, Coppin St. 53 North Carolina 104, W. Carolina 61 Old Dominion 79, Richmond 60 South Carolina 80, Wyoming 64 Stephen F. Austin 85, Louisiana Tech 83 Tulane 95, Southern U. 76 Virginia Tech 95, Radford 68 William & Mary 77, George Mason 70 Wofford 63, Georgia Tech 60 MIDWEST Akron 83, Fort Wayne 79 Dayton 79, Tennessee Tech 66 E. Michigan 95, Oakland 89 Green Bay 59, E. Illinois 57 Ill.-Chicago 76, UW-Parkside 48 Illinois 64, Austin Peay 57 Rio Grande 82, Texas A&M-CC 78 SE Missouri 91, UMKC 87 SIU-Edwardsville 82, IUPUI 81 Saint Louis 74, S. Illinois 69 South Dakota 93, Drake 65 Toledo 89, Detroit 86 W. Illinois 69, American U. 56 W. Michigan 78, Cleveland St. 67 Xavier 96, Kent St. 70 SOUTHWEST Houston 88, Fairfield 66 North Texas 79, Indiana St. 76, OT Texas State 100, McMurry 50 FAR WEST Abilene Christian 62, Air Force 58 BYU 80, Illinois St. 68 N. Arizona 79, San Diego Christian 70 S. Utah 94, Long Beach St. 89 Utah Valley 83, Weber St. 56 ___

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    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) passes the ball while covered by Boston Celtics forward Al Horford, left, and guard Kyrie Irving during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Irving, short-handed Celtics earn 97-90 win over Mavericks

    Irving, reserves rally to lift Boston Celtics to 97-90 win over Dallas Mavericks

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    Naval Academy sprint football players (from left) Pat Guinan, Jim Kenneally and Tommy Guinan.

    Catching up with some local College Achievers

    College Achievers: Fall back

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

    BC-BKC--Illinois St.-BYU Long Box BYU 80, ILLINOIS ST. 68FGFTRebILLINOIS ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFayne--9-151-22-51319Yarbrough--5-95-62-95215Evans--6-110-01-36114Tinsley--0-50-00-2000Williams--0-40-00-2130Gassman--0-30-00-2000Litwiller--0-00-00-0010Hein--0-20-00-1020Martin--1-30-00-0102Bruninga--6-91-11-50518Totals20027-617-96-29141768 Percentages: FG .443, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 7-24, .292 (Bruninga 5-8, Evans 2-5, Gassman 0-1, Hein 0-1, Martin 0-1, Williams 0-1, Yarbrough 0-3, Tinsley 0-4). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 13 (4 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Yarbrough). Turnovers: 13 (Yarbrough 5, Fayne 3, Evans 2, Hein, Tinsley, Williams). Steals: 4 (Williams 2, Tinsley, Yarbrough). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebBYUMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSChilds--6-105-71-70317Worthington--2-22-20-2006Bryant--6-112-31-99217Hardnett--2-60-00-4224Haws--8-160-00-23120Seljaas--2-50-00-2424Nixon--3-42-52-2238Cannon--2-40-00-3204Totals20031-5811-174-31221380 Percentages: FG .534, FT .647. 3-Point Goals: 7-24, .292 (Haws 4-9, Bryant 3-7, Childs 0-1, Cannon 0-2, Seljaas 0-2, Hardnett 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 9 (13 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Bryant, Nixon). Turnovers: 9 (Bryant 3, Childs 3, Cannon 2, Worthington). Steals: 7 (Bryant 3, Cannon 2, Childs, Haws). Technical Fouls: None. Illinois St.1751-68BYU3941-80

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    BC-BKC--Illinois St.-BYU Box

    BC-BKC--Illinois St.-BYU Box BYU 80, ILLINOIS ST. 68ILLINOIS ST. (4-5) Fayne 9-15 1-2 19, Yarbrough 5-9 5-6 15, Tinsley 0-5 0-0 0, Evans 6-11 0-0 14, Williams 0-4 0-0 0, Bruninga 6-9 1-1 18, Litwiller 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 1-3 0-0 2, Hein 0-2 0-0 0, Gassman 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 27-61 7-9 68. BYU (7-2) Childs 6-10 5-7 17, Worthington 2-2 2-2 6, Bryant 6-11 2-3 17, Haws 8-16 0-0 20, Hardnett 2-6 0-0 4, Nixon 3-4 2-5 8, Cannon 2-4 0-0 4, Seljaas 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 31-58 11-17 80. Halftime_BYU 39-17. 3-Point Goals_Illinois St. 7-24 (Bruninga 5-8, Evans 2-5, Martin 0-1, Hein 0-1, Gassman 0-1, Williams 0-1, Yarbrough 0-3, Tinsley 0-4), BYU 7-24 (Haws 4-9, Bryant 3-7, Childs 0-1, Cannon 0-2, Seljaas 0-2, Hardnett 0-3). Fouled Out_Bruninga. Rebounds_Illinois St. 29 (Yarbrough 9), BYU 31 (Bryant 9). Assists_Illinois St. 14 (Evans 6), BYU 22 (Bryant 9). Total Fouls_Illinois St. 17, BYU 13.

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    Florida head coach Mike White signals to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola of Chicago in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)

    No. 5 Florida upset again, this time by Loyola-Chicago 65-59

    Aundre Jackson scored 23 points, Cameron Krutwig added 14 and Loyola-Chicago stunned No. 5 Florida 65-59, handing the Gators a third consecutive loss

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    Prairie Ridge downs Hampshire

    Prairie Ridge defeated Hampshire 42-39 Wednesday night in a Fox Valley Conference boys basketball game.

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    Louisiana wins 98-56 on Gant's career night

    JaKeenan Gant scored a career-high 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting, Louisiana hit 13 3-pointers, and the Ragin' Cajuns beat NAIA Loyola New Orleans 98-56

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    Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews (81) celebrates scoring a touchdown on a pass play as TCU safeties Niko Small (2) and Markell Simmons (3) watch in the first half of the Big 12 Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Oklahoma's Andrews wins Mackey Award as top tight end

    Oklahoma's Mark Andrews has won the Mackey Award as the nation's top tight end

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    Burlington Central, St. Edward post wins

    Burlington Central and St. Edward won their respective girls basketball games Wednesday night.

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    St. Viator drops conference opener

    St. Viator’s seven-game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday night in Lyons when the Lions opened their East Suburban Catholic girls basketball schedule against Nazareth Academy. The Lions (7-3, 0-1), who have played their first 10 games of the season on the road, fell 52-37 to the Roadrunners (9-0, 1-0).

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    O’Boye’s Girls Classic renamed ‘Coach Kipp’s Hoopsfest’

    Coach Kipp’s Hoopsfest is the new name for the girls basketball showcase event organized by Jim O’Boye and held at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park.

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    Girls bowling: Donahue’s strong series supports Buffalo Grove’s ascent

    Riley Donahue’s 592 series helped Buffalo Grove’s girls bowling team to a victory over Hersey on Wednesday in Mid-Suburban League action at Arlington Lanes.

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    BC-BKC--UW-Parkside-Ill.-Chicago Box

    BC-BKC--UW-Parkside-Ill.-Chicago Box ILL.-CHICAGO 76, UW-PARKSIDE 48UW-PARKSIDE (0-1) Fjaerestad 4-9 0-0 12, Borcia 3-8 1-2 7, Bonk 4-13 0-0 10, Evans 2-11 0-0 5, Moore 1-10 0-0 2, Barclay 0-0 0-0 0, Matulle 4-10 0-0 10, McIntyre 0-3 2-2 2, Keckeisen 0-0 0-0 0, Lee 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 18-69 3-4 48. ILL.-CHICAGO (3-5) Dixson 8-15 1-2 17, Blount 1-2 2-2 4, Odiase 3-5 5-6 11, Boahen 3-5 1-2 8, Matthews 5-11 2-3 13, Diggins 1-2 2-2 4, Wiley 2-3 0-2 5, Robinson 1-2 6-6 8, Ottey 3-7 0-0 6. Totals 27-52 19-25 76. Halftime_Ill.-Chicago 35-25. 3-Point Goals_UW-Parkside 9-31 (Fjaerestad 4-9, Matulle 2-5, Bonk 2-7, Evans 1-2, Lee 0-1, Moore 0-7), Ill.-Chicago 3-12 (Wiley 1-1, Boahen 1-2, Matthews 1-4, Ottey 0-1, Diggins 0-1, Dixson 0-3). Fouled Out_Barclay. Rebounds_UW-Parkside 25 (Borcia 9), Ill.-Chicago 38 (Boahen, Ottey 9). Assists_UW-Parkside 16 (Moore 5), Ill.-Chicago 9 (Boahen 4). Total Fouls_UW-Parkside 19, Ill.-Chicago 11. A_1,323 (9,500).

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    BC-BKC--UW-Parkside-Ill.-Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--UW-Parkside-Ill.-Chicago Long Box ILL.-CHICAGO 76, UW-PARKSIDE 48FGFTRebUW-PARKSIDEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFjaerestad254-90-01-21112Borcia283-81-24-9437Bonk294-130-01-11310Evans302-110-00-4425Moore281-100-00-2522McIntyre210-32-22-5002Matulle204-100-00-01210Lee130-50-00-1010Barclay30-00-00-1050Keckeisen3-00-00-0000Totals20018-693-48-25161948 Percentages: FG .261, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 9-31, .290 (Fjaerestad 4-9, Matulle 2-5, Bonk 2-7, Evans 1-2, Lee 0-1, Moore 0-7). Team Rebounds: 10. Team Turnovers: 9 (2 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Borcia 2, Evans, Lee). Turnovers: 9 (Evans 2, McIntyre 2, Moore 2, Bonk, Borcia, Lee). Steals: 1 (Lee). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILL.-CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlount221-22-20-5214Dixson308-151-20-41217Odiase223-55-60-30011Boahen283-51-20-9428Matthews285-112-30-20213Ottey293-70-00-9116Robinson161-26-62-3028Diggins141-22-20-2104Wiley112-30-21-1015Totals20027-5219-253-3891176 Percentages: FG .519, FT .760. 3-Point Goals: 3-12, .250 (Wiley 1-1, Boahen 1-2, Matthews 1-4, Diggins 0-1, Ottey 0-1, Dixson 0-3). Team Rebounds: 5. Team Turnovers: 10 (18 PTS). Blocked Shots: 12 (Odiase 7, Blount 3, Robinson, Wiley). Turnovers: 10 (Matthews 3, Ottey 3, Blount 2, Dixson, Robinson). Steals: 4 (Dixson, Matthews, Ottey, Robinson). Technical Fouls: None. UW-Parkside2523-48Ill.-Chicago3541-76 A_1,323 (9,500).

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    Palatine’s Abby Amato competes on the balance beam during Wednesday’s home meet against Barrington.

    Girls gymnastics: An all-around optimistic outlook for Amato, Palatine

    Senior Abby Amato sure looked comfortable on Wednesday in taking first in the all-around (36.10) and powering host Palatine to an impressive 140.20-128.05 Mid-Suburban West girls gymnastics victory over visiting Barrington.

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    Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant reacts to making a dunk against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Durant's triple-double lifts Warriors over Hornets 101-87

    Kevin Durant had 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-87 without Stephen Curry and Draymond Green

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    IEC helps Westmont buy time

    Westmont to be an independent in football in 2018

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    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Box ILLINOIS 64, AUSTIN PEAY 57AUSTIN PEAY (4-5) Porter-Bunton 4-7 1-2 9, Ugba 7-10 1-2 15, Ivory 2-5 3-4 7, Gumm 2-7 1-2 6, Taylor 6-13 0-0 13, Glotta 0-1 0-0 0, McCarthy 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 3-13 1-3 7, Martin 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 7-13 57. ILLINOIS (7-3) Finke 7-12 3-6 17, Black 5-9 6-8 16, Williams 2-6 0-0 5, Alstork 1-3 1-2 3, Lucas 3-5 3-4 9, Vesel 0-0 0-0 0, Nichols 2-4 2-2 7, Eboigbodin 0-2 0-0 0, Frazier 0-3 3-4 3, Cayce 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 1-6 2-2 4, Jordan 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 20-28 64. Halftime_Austin Peay 28-26. 3-Point Goals_Austin Peay 2-13 (Gumm 1-2, Taylor 1-4, Harris 0-1, Glotta 0-1, Martin 0-1, Ugba 0-1, Porter-Bunton 0-3), Illinois 2-13 (Nichols 1-2, Williams 1-2, Alstork 0-1, Smith 0-1, Black 0-1, Frazier 0-2, Finke 0-2, Jordan 0-2). Fouled Out_Ivory. Rebounds_Austin Peay 29 (Taylor, Ugba 8), Illinois 35 (Finke, Nichols 8). Assists_Austin Peay 8 (Porter-Bunton 3), Illinois 8 (Lucas 3). Total Fouls_Austin Peay 27, Illinois 19.

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    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Austin Peay-Illinois Long Box ILLINOIS 64, AUSTIN PEAY 57FGFTRebAUSTIN PEAYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSPorter-Bunton344-71-20-6349Ugba327-101-25-81415Gumm212-71-20-1036Ivory272-53-40-1257Taylor366-130-04-80113Harris283-131-30-2037Martin100-20-00-2040Glotta100-10-00-1220McCarthy20-00-00-0010Totals20024-587-139-2982757 Percentages: FG .414, FT .538. 3-Point Goals: 2-13, .154 (Gumm 1-2, Taylor 1-4, Glotta 0-1, Harris 0-1, Martin 0-1, Ugba 0-1, Porter-Bunton 0-3). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 24 (12 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Ugba 2, Porter-Bunton). Turnovers: 24 (Ivory 5, Porter-Bunton 5, Taylor 5, Harris 3, Glotta 2, Gumm 2, Martin, Ugba). Steals: 15 (Ivory 4, Porter-Bunton 4, Harris 3, Ugba 2, Gumm, Taylor). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlack265-96-81-40416Finke277-123-64-80217Alstork241-31-21-3223Lucas243-53-40-2329Williams232-60-01-4105Jordan240-30-01-1020Nichols192-42-22-8007Smith161-62-20-2034Frazier150-33-40-0223Eboigbodin20-20-02-3020Cayce--0-00-00-0000Vesel--0-00-00-0000Totals20021-5320-2812-3581964 Percentages: FG .396, FT .714. 3-Point Goals: 2-13, .154 (Nichols 1-2, Williams 1-2, Alstork 0-1, Black 0-1, Smith 0-1, Finke 0-2, Frazier 0-2, Jordan 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 25 (25 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Alstork 2, Black, Finke). Turnovers: 25 (Black 5, Lucas 5, Finke 4, Frazier 2, Jordan 2, Nichols 2, Williams 2, Alstork, Eboigbodin, Smith). Steals: 9 (Williams 3, Lucas 2, Nichols 2, Finke, Frazier). Technical Fouls: None. Austin Peay2829-57Illinois2638-64

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    BC-BKC--American U.-W. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--American U.-W. Illinois Box W. ILLINOIS 69, AMERICAN U. 56AMERICAN U. (2-6) Little 4-9 0-1 8, Iorio 6-13 3-4 18, Motuzis 5-17 0-1 11, Nelson 4-13 5-5 14, Diallo 2-4 0-0 5, Cimino 0-3 0-0 0, LaMont 0-0 0-0 0, Macarchuk 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-59 8-11 56. W. ILLINOIS (6-2) Gilbeck 7-8 3-5 17, Duff 4-7 0-0 10, Webster 4-11 6-6 15, Usiosefe 2-4 2-2 8, Ancrum 3-9 0-0 7, Morgan 0-0 0-0 0, Gavin 2-2 0-1 4, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Bruster 3-4 0-0 6, Moxey 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 26-46 11-14 69. Halftime_W. Illinois 32-26. 3-Point Goals_American U. 6-26 (Iorio 3-8, Nelson 1-2, Diallo 1-3, Motuzis 1-8, Little 0-2, Cimino 0-3), W. Illinois 6-17 (Duff 2-4, Usiosefe 2-4, Webster 1-4, Ancrum 1-4, Bruster 0-1). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_American U. 24 (Little 8), W. Illinois 33 (Gilbeck 13). Assists_American U. 12 (Motuzis 4), W. Illinois 13 (Webster 6). Total Fouls_American U. 15, W. Illinois 12. A_616 (5,139).

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    BC-BKC--American U.-W. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--American U.-W. Illinois Long Box W. ILLINOIS 69, AMERICAN U. 56FGFTRebAMERICAN U.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSIorio386-133-40-42118Little324-90-14-8338Diallo342-40-00-3145Motuzis405-170-11-54411Nelson404-135-50-12214Cimino120-30-00-3000Macarchuk20-00-00-0010LaMont20-00-00-0000Totals20021-598-115-24121556 Percentages: FG .356, FT .727. 3-Point Goals: 6-26, .231 (Iorio 3-8, Nelson 1-2, Diallo 1-3, Motuzis 1-8, Little 0-2, Cimino 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 10 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Cimino). Turnovers: 10 (Nelson 4, Diallo 3, Cimino, Little, Motuzis). Steals: 9 (Iorio 4, Motuzis 2, Diallo, Little, Nelson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck337-83-52-130317Duff404-70-00-00110Usiosefe272-42-20-6118Webster374-116-60-46015Ancrum233-90-00-2227Bruster263-40-00-5436Gavin62-20-10-1014Moxey41-10-00-1002Morgan30-00-00-1000Johnson10-00-00-0010Totals20026-4611-142-33131269 Percentages: FG .565, FT .786. 3-Point Goals: 6-17, .353 (Duff 2-4, Usiosefe 2-4, Ancrum 1-4, Webster 1-4, Bruster 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 19 (8 PTS). Blocked Shots: 8 (Gilbeck 8). Turnovers: 19 (Gilbeck 6, Ancrum 4, Usiosefe 3, Webster 3, Bruster 2, Gavin). Steals: 5 (Bruster 2, Duff 2, Usiosefe). Technical Fouls: None. American U.2630-56W. Illinois3237-69 A_616 (5,139).

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    Florida St. not fazed by quick turnaround in beating Loyola

    Braian Angola scored 18 points and CJ Walker added 15 as Florida State remained unbeaten with a 96-71 victory over Loyola-Maryland on Wednesday

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    BC-BKC--T25-Loyola of Chicago-Florida Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Loyola of Chicago-Florida Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 65, No. 5 FLORIDA 59FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJackson3010-120-00-22323Krutwig366-102-22-83214Custer142-50-00-0314Townes211-40-00-1222Ingram384-100-01-80111Avery222-51-32-4125Satterwhite200-14-40-4304Williamson161-30-00-2012Skokna30-00-00-0000Totals20026-507-95-29141265 Percentages: FG .520, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 6-12, .500 (Jackson 3-3, Ingram 3-7, Avery 0-1, Custer 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 13 (8 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Jackson, Krutwig, Satterwhite, Townes). Turnovers: 13 (Jackson 3, Krutwig 3, Ingram 2, Townes 2, Avery, Custer, Williamson). Steals: 6 (Krutwig 3, Avery, Jackson, Williamson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebFLORIDAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSStone184-70-03-5018Hayes262-61-24-5025Ballard203-61-22-2017Chiozza353-72-21-5429Koulechov273-131-14-9037Allen343-111-20-0228Hudson223-113-51-4129Gak143-40-01-2006Okauru40-00-00-0010Totals20024-659-1416-3271459 Percentages: FG .369, FT .643. 3-Point Goals: 2-19, .105 (Chiozza 1-3, Allen 1-5, Stone 0-1, Ballard 0-2, Koulechov 0-3, Hudson 0-5). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 8 (21 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Hayes 3). Turnovers: 8 (Hayes 3, Allen 2, Stone 2, Chiozza). Steals: 9 (Allen 3, Chiozza 3, Ballard, Hayes, Hudson). Technical Fouls: None. Loyola of Chicago3431-65Florida3128-59 A_9,012 (10,133).

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    Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez to resume throwing this week

    Blue Jays RHP Sanchez to resume throwing this week after season plagued by blister problems

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    Ben Wolf

    Naperville Central’s Wolf nabs MVP honor

    Naperville Central senior Ben Wolf has earned Daily Herald MVP honors for his recent high school boys basketball efforts.

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    Katie Sowa

    Cary-Grove’s Sowa nets MVP honor

    Cary-Grove senior Katie Sowa has earned Daily Herald MVP acclaim for recent high school girls basketball performances.

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    BC-BKC--T25-Loyola of Chicago-Florida Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Loyola of Chicago-Florida Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 65, No. 5 FLORIDA 59FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJackson3010-120-00-22323Krutwig366-102-22-83214Custer122-50-00-0314Townes211-40-00-1222Ingram384-100-01-80111Satterwhite230-14-40-4304Avery222-51-32-4125Williamson161-30-00-2012Skokna30-00-00-0000Totals20026-507-95-29141265 Percentages: FG .520, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 6-12, .500 (Jackson 3-3, Ingram 3-7, Avery 0-1, Custer 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 13 (8 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Jackson, Krutwig, Satterwhite, Townes). Turnovers: 13 (Jackson 3, Krutwig 3, Ingram 2, Townes 2, Avery, Custer, Williamson). Steals: 6 (Krutwig 3, Avery, Jackson, Williamson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebFLORIDAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSStone194-70-03-5018Hayes272-61-24-5025Ballard203-61-22-2017Chiozza353-72-21-5429Koulechov273-131-14-9037Allen343-111-20-0228Hudson223-113-51-4129Gak133-40-01-2006Okauru40-00-00-0010Totals20024-659-1416-3271459 Percentages: FG .369, FT .643. 3-Point Goals: 2-19, .105 (Chiozza 1-3, Allen 1-5, Stone 0-1, Ballard 0-2, Koulechov 0-3, Hudson 0-5). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 8 (21 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Hayes 3). Turnovers: 8 (Hayes 3, Allen 2, Stone 2, Chiozza). Steals: 9 (Allen 3, Chiozza 3, Ballard, Hayes, Hudson). Technical Fouls: None. Loyola of Chicago3431-65Florida3128-59

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Green Bay Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Green Bay Box GREEN BAY 59, E. ILLINOIS 57E. ILLINOIS (2-6) Dama 3-7 2-3 8, Goodwin 8-18 0-0 19, Lewis 1-10 0-0 3, Crossland 2-4 0-2 5, Starks 3-8 0-0 6, Diallo 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 1-1 0-0 3, Jackson 1-3 5-8 8, Green 1-2 0-0 2, Chavers 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 21-55 7-13 57. GREEN BAY (3-4) Jesperson 2-4 0-0 5, Patterson 1-3 0-0 2, Pipes 1-6 0-0 3, Small 8-10 1-1 20, Hankerson 1-7 0-0 2, Bains 4-4 0-1 10, Parham 3-10 1-2 8, Chevalier 1-4 0-0 2, Bell 0-1 0-0 0, Crist 3-6 0-0 7. Totals 24-55 2-4 59. Halftime_E. Illinois 39-26. 3-Point Goals_E. Illinois 8-23 (Goodwin 3-8, Chavers 1-1, Jackson 1-1, Jones 1-1, Crossland 1-3, Lewis 1-7, Green 0-1, Starks 0-1), Green Bay 9-22 (Small 3-3, Bains 2-2, Jesperson 1-2, Pipes 1-3, Crist 1-3, Parham 1-6, Chevalier 0-1, Hankerson 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_E. Illinois 30 (Dama 10), Green Bay 25 (Jesperson 5). Assists_E. Illinois 9 (Lewis 4), Green Bay 13 (Parham 5). Total Fouls_E. Illinois 14, Green Bay 14. A_1,925 (9,729).

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Green Bay Long Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-Green Bay Long Box GREEN BAY 59, E. ILLINOIS 57FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDama303-72-33-10038Goodwin338-180-00-31319Lewis371-100-00-2423Crossland332-40-21-5235Starks173-80-02-3006Chavers161-20-01-3103Jackson131-35-81-2128Jones111-10-00-2003Diallo70-00-00-0000Green31-20-00-0012Totals20021-557-138-3091457 Percentages: FG .382, FT .538. 3-Point Goals: 8-23, .348 (Goodwin 3-8, Chavers 1-1, Jackson 1-1, Jones 1-1, Crossland 1-3, Lewis 1-7, Green 0-1, Starks 0-1). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 13 (13 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Dama 2, Diallo). Turnovers: 13 (Dama 3, Goodwin 3, Jackson 2, Lewis 2, Chavers, Crossland, Starks). Steals: 7 (Lewis 3, Crossland 2, Dama, Jackson). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebGREEN BAYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJesperson182-40-02-5215Patterson151-30-02-3032Hankerson231-70-00-1212Pipes101-60-00-2003Small398-101-11-42320Parham313-101-21-2538Bains244-40-11-41010Crist203-60-00-1127Chevalier121-40-01-3002Bell80-10-00-0010Totals20024-552-48-25131459 Percentages: FG .436, FT .500. 3-Point Goals: 9-22, .409 (Small 3-3, Bains 2-2, Jesperson 1-2, Crist 1-3, Pipes 1-3, Parham 1-6, Chevalier 0-1, Hankerson 0-2). Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: 14 (20 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Patterson 2, Chevalier). Turnovers: 14 (Parham 5, Hankerson 4, Jesperson 2, Crist, Patterson, Small). Steals: 8 (Bains 4, Parham 2, Jesperson, Small). Technical Fouls: None. E. Illinois3918-57Green Bay2633-59 A_1,925 (9,729).

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    Iowa forward Megan Gustafson (10) grabs a rebound next to Iowa State's Bride Kennedy-Hopoate (12) and Kristin Scott (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Iowa wins at Iowa State for 1st time in 28 years.

    Makenzie Meyer scored 18 points and Iowa hung on beat Iowa State 61-55, its first win at Hilton Coliseum in 28 years

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Dec. 6EAST Albany (NY) 84, Bryant 68 Binghamton 71, Army 66 Buffalo 75, Delaware 72 Duquesne 73, Stetson 59 George Washington 71, Princeton 60 Harvard 47, Fordham 45 Hofstra 85, Monmouth (NJ) 84 Marist 78, Colgate 76 Providence 77, Brown 72, OT Robert Morris 78, Rider 75 St. Bonaventure 73, Canisius 65 St. Peter's 76, Houston Baptist 74 Temple 59, Wisconsin 55 Towson 82, Morgan St. 78, OT UMBC 81, Delaware St. 60 UMass 64, Holy Cross 50 Yale 86, Lehigh 77 SOUTH Auburn 80, Gardner-Webb 55 Coastal Carolina 85, Hampton 81 ETSU 84, N. Kentucky 71 Florida St. 96, Loyola (Md.) 71 Louisiana-Lafayette 98, Loyola (NO) 56 Louisville 86, Siena 60 Loyola of Chicago 65, Florida 59 Navy 70, Coppin St. 53 North Carolina 104, W. Carolina 61 Old Dominion 79, Richmond 60 South Carolina 80, Wyoming 64 Stephen F. Austin 85, Louisiana Tech 83 Tulane 95, Southern U. 76 Virginia Tech 95, Radford 68 William & Mary 77, George Mason 70 Wofford 63, Georgia Tech 60 MIDWEST Akron 83, Fort Wayne 79 Dayton 79, Tennessee Tech 66 E. Michigan 95, Oakland 89 Green Bay 59, E. Illinois 57 Ill.-Chicago 76, UW-Parkside 48 SE Missouri 91, UMKC 87 SIU-Edwardsville 82, IUPUI 81 South Dakota 93, Drake 65 Toledo 89, Detroit 86 W. Illinois 69, American U. 56 W. Michigan 78, Cleveland St. 67 Xavier 96, Kent St. 70 SOUTHWEST Houston 88, Fairfield 66 Texas State 100, McMurry 50 ___

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    Michigan State's Kennedy Johnson (55) looks for a shot as Notre Dame's Kristina Nelson (21) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

    No. 3 Notre Dame women rout Michigan State 90-59

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and No. 3 Notre Dame beat Michigan State 90-59 in its first home game in 25 days

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    Mariners, Angels each get $1 million for Ohtani from Twins

    Mariners, Angels acquire international bonus pool money from Twins, aiding pursuit of Ohtani

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    Homes scorched by a wildfire line a hillside in Ventura, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    California wildfires force LA Rams to hold practice indoors

    The Los Angeles Rams decided not to practice outdoors due to poor air quality around their training complex in Ventura County

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Sacramento Kings' Zach Randolph (50) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    LeBron scores 32 as Cavaliers win 13th straight

    LeBron's 32 points lead Cavaliers to their 13th straight win, 101-95 over the Kings

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    Michigan State's Shay Colley, left, and Taryn McCutcheon, right, compete with Notre Dame's Lili Thompson, center, for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 90-59. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

    No. 3 Notre Dame women beat Michigan State 90-59

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    No. 11 Tennessee women set mark in 131-69 win over Troy

    Jaime Nared scored 20 of her 27 points in the first half, Tennessee set a record for points in a quarter and the No. 11 Lady Vols rolled to a 131-69 win over Troy for the third highest point total of their storied history

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    New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, left, general manager Brian Cashman, center, and Aaron Boone, pose for photographers during a news conference introducing Boone as the baseball team's new manager, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Yankee stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Boone knows he's a rookie who has to prove himself to Yanks

    Aaron Boone knows he's a rookie again with the New York Yankees, where he quickly will have to show his players he has what it takes to be a major league manager

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    Small's 23 leads No. 15 Maryland women past Mt St Mary's

    Reserve Ieshia Small scored 21 points, three starters added 16 and No. 15 Maryland rolled to a 97-57 win over Mount St. Mary's for its sixth straight win

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    Blakeney’s career best 46 points paces Windy City Bulls

    The Windy City Bulls, the NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, set numerous franchise records en route to a 145-107 win over the Maine Red Claws on Wednesday morning at Sears Centre Arena. The 145 points set a franchise record for most points scored in a single game and the 38-point margin of victory is also a franchise high.

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    No. 22 Villanova women top Fairfield after 18-4 3rd quarter

    Adrianna Hahn made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, Bridget Herlihy added four 3s and a career-high 19 points, and No. 22 Villanova beat Fairfield 73-44

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    Back from surgery, Seattle's Joeckel ready for former team

    Seattle left guard Luke Joeckel will see his former team this week with the Seahawks travelling to Jacksonville for a matchup that has major importance for both teams

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    Dana Dimel named coach at UTEP, coming off winless season

    Kansas State offensive coordinator Dana Dimel has been named head coach at UTEP

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    Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier (50) is carted off the field after an apparent injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

    'It's just weird'; Steelers rallying around injured Shazier

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to find a way forward without injured linebacker Ryan Shazier

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    FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015 file photo, Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO Meg Whitman is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Whitman joined the bid of Sacramento, Calif., for a Major League Soccer franchise on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, as the four finalists made presentations to the league's expansion committee. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Whitman joins Sacramento MLS expansion bid

    Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., joined the bid of Sacramento, California, for a Major League Soccer franchise as the four finalists made presentations to the league's expansion committee

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    EDITORS LIBRARIANS KILL FROM YOUR SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES AP PHOTO NY199, SLUGGED PACKERS CORNERBACKS FOOTBALL ON DEC. 6, 2017. THE PHOTO IS NOT KEVIN KING - In this Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 file photo, Green Bay Packers' Kevin King celebrates his touchdown run during overtime of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis. Kevin King’s season is over after the Green Bay Packers placed the rookie cornerback on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Packers' Kevin King out for season with shoulder injury

    Kevin King's season is over after the Green Bay Packers placed the rookie cornerback on injured reserve with a shoulder injury

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    In this Dec. 3, 2017, photo, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a two-point conversion during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in East Rutherford, N.J. McCown was widely viewed as simply a place holder, a veteran who would bridge the gap until the next franchise quarterback stepped up and took his spot under center. But a funny thing happened along the way: The 38-year-old McCown has had the best season of his 15-year career, established himself as an emotional leader. Coach Todd Bowles reiterated on Wednesday, Dec. 6, that McCown will be New York's starter for the final four games of the regular season. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    Jets' McCown still going strong, joining the likes of Thorpe

    Josh McCown will start his 13th game on Sunday at Denver for the New York Jets and match his career high set way back in 2004 while playing for Arizona in his third NFL season

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    FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates after their 15-14 win over the Chicago Bears in an NFL football game in Chicago. Garoppolo looks to follow up a successful first start for the 49ers with another this week against Houston. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

    Garoppolo tries to temper hype following 1st start for 49ers

    Jimmy Garoppolo is already drawing some lofty comparisons after one successful start for success-starved San Francisco

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    College Basketball Schedule

    All Times ESTThursday, Dec. 7EAST NJIT at Rutgers, 7 p.m. Drexel at La Salle, 7 p.m. Quinnipiac at Hartford, 7 p.m. Stony Brook at Columbia, 7 p.m. Howard at Georgetown, 8:30 p.m. SOUTH Elon at UNC-Greensboro, 7 p.m. Ohio at Maryland, 7 p.m. Brevard College at SC State, 7 p.m. MIDWEST Valparaiso at Purdue, 6:30 p.m. Iowa at Iowa St., 8 p.m. Texas-Arlington at N. Iowa, 8 p.m. FAR WEST Prairie View at Hawaii, 12 a.m. E. Washington at San Francisco, 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8EAST Dartmouth at Maine, 7 p.m. SOUTH Md.-Eastern Shore at Liberty, 7 p.m. Army at Wake Forest, 7 p.m. Boston U. at Bethune-Cookman, 7 p.m. Southern Wesleyan at W. Carolina, 7 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Jacksonville St., 8 p.m. MIDWEST Concordia (NE) at S. Dakota St., 6:30 p.m. Hampton at Missouri St., 8 p.m. SOUTHWEST Southern Nazarene vs. Oral Roberts at Tulsa, Okla., 8 p.m. FAR WEST Life Pacific College at CS Bakersfield, 2 p.m. St. John's vs. Arizona St. at Los Angeles, Calif., 8 p.m. Air Force at UC Riverside, 10 p.m. Colorado St. at Oregon, 10 p.m. Oklahoma at Southern Cal, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9EAST Duke at Boston College, Noon Delaware St. at Duquesne, 12:30 p.m. Stetson at Marist, 1 p.m. Mount St. Mary's at Lehigh, 2 p.m. Coppin St. at UConn, 2 p.m. Yale at St. Bonaventure, 2 p.m. Central Penn College at Buffalo, 2 p.m. Colgate at Syracuse, 2 p.m. UMBC at Towson, 2 p.m. Mass.-Lowell at Brown, 2 p.m. Saint Joseph's at Temple, 2:30 p.m. NC A&T at Georgetown, 2:30 p.m. St. Francis Brooklyn at Fordham, 3 p.m. VCU at Seton Hall, 3 p.m. Providence at UMass, 3 p.m. New Hampshire at Holy Cross, 3:05 p.m. Lafayette at Sacred Heart, 3:30 p.m. Howard at American U., 4 p.m. George Washington at Penn St., 4 p.m. Vermont at Northeastern, 4 p.m. Iona at NJIT, 4 p.m. Binghamton at Loyola (Md.), 4 p.m. Morgan St. at Manhattan, 7 p.m. Notre Dame at Delaware, 7 p.m. Hofstra at Rider, 7 p.m. Fairleigh Dickinson at Rutgers, 7 p.m. Albany (NY) at Siena, 7:30 p.m. West Virginia at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. SOUTH Coastal Carolina at South Carolina, Noon Monmouth (NJ) vs. Kentucky at New York, N.Y., Noon Gardner-Webb at Maryland, 12:30 p.m. Southern U. at UCF, 1 p.m. Bryant at Memphis, 1 p.m. Longwood at VMI, 1 p.m. UMKC at NC State, 2 p.m. Montana at Georgia St., 2 p.m. Indiana at Louisville, 2 p.m. Lipscomb at Tennessee, 2:15 p.m. Samford at Clemson, 3 p.m. SC State at Furman, 4 p.m. Erskine at Radford, 4 p.m. Florida A&M at Mercer, 4 p.m. NC Central at George Mason, 4 p.m. UAB at Auburn, 4:30 p.m. Savannah St. at Georgia Southern, 5 p.m. North Georgia at Mississippi St., 5 p.m. Mississippi at Middle Tennessee, 6 p.m. Florida National at Jacksonville, 6 p.m. James Madison at Richmond, 6 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Florida at Newark, N.J., 6 p.m. Louisiana College vs. Northwestern St. at Alexandria, La., 6 p.m.

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