Daily Archive : Saturday January 20, 2018

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    Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is 'wide open'

    The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open

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    Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    Nadal, Dimitrov advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals in tough four-setters on Sunday. Nadal beat Diego Schwartzman to reach the quarterfinals here for the 10th time; Dimitrov ended Australia's hopes.

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    Ukraine's Elina Svitolina serves to Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    The Latest: No. 4 Svitolina into Aussie Open quarterfinals

    Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina started her fourth-round match just before midnight Sunday at the Australian Open and was finished within an hour, beating Czech qualifier Denisa Allertova 6-3, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals here for the first time

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    Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) goes to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) defends in the first half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Mitchell gets 23, Jazz end Clippers' streak with 125-113 win

    Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points and helped the Utah Jazz close out a 125-113 win over the Los Angeles Clippers

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    Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, drives around Toronto Raptors' OG Anunoby, of England, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Wiggins scores 29 as Wolves rally past Raptors 115-109

    Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 29 points and Karl-Anthony Towns scored all 22 of his points in the second half as the Timberwolves rallied to beat Toronto 115-109

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    New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

    Pulock helps Islanders rout slumping Blackhawks 7-3

    Ryan Pulock, Anthony Beauvillier lead the way as New York Islanders pound slumping Chicago Blackhawks 7-3

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    Arizona Coyotes' Max Domi, top, falls over St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Coyotes snap losing streak to Blues with 5-2 win

    Christian Dvorak scored twice and Antti Raanta made 25 saves to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2

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    Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala, of Switzerland, celebrates after scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Predators win 5th straight, beat Panthers 4-3

    P.K. Subban scored to cap a three-goal second period for Nashville, and the Predators beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 for their fifth straight victory

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    San Jose Sharks goalie Aaron Dell (30) deflects a shot against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Dell's 31 saves help Sharks beat Penguins 2-1

    Tomas Hertl scored a tiebreaking, power-play goal early in the third period and Aaron Dell made 31 saves to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins

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    Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Connor Carrick (8) is congratulated by Travis Dermott (23) after scoring the go-ahead goal against the Ottawa Senators during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Carrick caps comeback in 3rd, Maple Leafs beat Senators 4-3

    Connor Carrick snapped a tie midway through the third and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored three times in the final period to rally past the Ottawa Senators 4-3

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    Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) scores against Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price as Canadiens' Jordie Benn defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Pastrnak has 2 goals, Bruins top Habs for 3rd time in 8 days

    David Pastrnak scored twice and set up another goal to help the Boston Bruins beat Montreal 4-1, their third win in eight days against the Canadiens

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    Jacobs stymies Huntley for season sweep

    The Jacobs girls basketball team defeated Huntley 41-25 Saturday afternoon.

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    New York Islanders’ left wing Anders Lee scores against Blackhawks’ goalie Jeff Glass during the third period on Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago.

    Islanders thoroughly embarrass Blackhakws in 7-3 loss

    Ryan Pulock had a goal and a career-high four assists, Anthony Beauvillier scored two power-play goals and the New York Islanders beat the slumping Blackhawks 7-3 on Saturday night.

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    New York Islanders’ left wing Anders Lee scores against Blackhawks’ goalie Jeff Glass during the third period on Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago.

    Islanders thoroughly embarrass Blackhakws in 7-3 loss
    Ryan Pulock had a goal and a career-high four assists, Anthony Beauvillier scored two power-play goals and the New York Islanders beat the slumping Blackhawks 7-3 on Saturday night.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Wednesday, Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school girls bowling results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 20 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 20.

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    Blackhawks defenseman Erik Gustafsson (56) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period on Saturday at the United Center in Chicago. It was Gustafsson’s first goal in the NHL.

    Back with Blackhawks, Gustafsson’s goal rare bright spot in rout

    Erik Gustafsson played his first meaningful NHL game since the Chicago Blackhawks were eliminated from the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs. The defenseman assisted on Patrick Kane’s goal and was paired with Brent Seabrook.

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    Romeoville no match for West Aurora

    West Aurora’s boys basketball team defeated Romeoville 75-52 Saturday night.

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    Special setting for a special Stevenson win

    Stevenson’s boys basketball team got out to a big lead and held off a surging Waukegan team with a late 3-pointer by Matthew Ambrose to get a 54-52 North Suburban Conference victory Saturday at Waukegan.

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    Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) scores on Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith during a shoot out in their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Todd Korol/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Little, Wheeler score in shootout, Jets edge Flames 2-1

    Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout and the Winnipeg Jets beat Calgary 2-1, snapping the Flames' seven-game winning streak

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    WW South pulls even with Naperville North in DVC

    Boys basketball: Wheaton Warrenville South edged Naperville North 39-36 in an emotional DuPage Valley Conference matchup Saturday in Wheaton.

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    Kimbell’s late 3-pointer lifts Wauconda

    Wauconda, trailing by 2, got a late 3-pointer from Po Kimbell to earn a 56-55 victory over visiting Lakes on Saturday in Northern Lake County Conference girls basketball.

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    Warren stops Zion-Benton, grabs NSC lead

    Barak Diehl’s 12 points led a balanced scoring attack, and Warren’s boys basketball team defeated host Zion-Benton 53-43 Saturday night, taking over sole possession of first place in the North Suburban Conference in the process.

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    Boys bowling: Pinkus shows Stevenson the way downstate

    Stevenson senior Lucas Pinkus set a school record with this opening three games in the DeKalb boys bowling sectional Saturday, earning himself an individual championship and paving the way for Stevenson to join the field in next weekend’s state tournament. Lake Zurich and St. Charles North also earned team state berths.

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    Women's Top 25 Capsules

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    Naperville Central keeps rolling

    Naperville Central defeated Lake Park in a DuPage Valley Conference boys basketball game.

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    Kelly Clark wins on halfpipe to seal trip to 5th Olympics

    Kelly Clark qualified for her fifth Olympics with a victory in the season's final halfpipe qualifier

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    Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates a three point shot as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

    Paul has 33, Rockets end Warriors' streak with 116-108 win

    Chris Paul scored 33 points and 11 rebounds, James Harden had 22 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors 116-108 to snap their 14-game road winning streak

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    Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm (28) scores on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Lindholm scores 2 goals, Hurricanes beat Red Wings 3-1

    Elias Lindholm's second goal broke a tie midway through the third period and the Carolina Hurricanes went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1

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    Glenbard South beats Marmion

    Glenbard South defeated Marmion in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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    Kutsor combusts, and Lake Zurich singes Libertyville

    Ryan Kutsor scored 14 of his game-high 27 points in the third quarter as host Lake Zurich earned a 57-55 victory over Libertyville on Saturday in North Suburban Conference play.

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    Atkins, No. 9 Texas rout Texas Tech 90-39

    Ariel Atkins scored 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Brooke McCarty had 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 9 Texas beat Texas Tech 90-39

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Columbia 88, Cornell 62 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Harvard 62, Dartmouth 57, OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Rider 60, Marist 57 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Alabama 68, Mississippi St. 62 Alcorn St. 68, Alabama A&M 52 Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Belmont 83, Austin Peay 59 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 FIU 79, Charlotte 59 Florida 66, Kentucky 64 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Grambling St. 72, Jackson St. 45 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT Jacksonville St. 68, E. Kentucky 60 James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Louisiana Tech 69, Rice 54 Marshall 86, UAB 78, OT Middle Tennessee 66, W. Kentucky 62 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 New Orleans 74, Incarnate Word 70 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 Savannah St. 103, Hampton 101 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 Southern U. 63, Alabama St. 61 Tennessee 70, South Carolina 63 UCF 71, South Florida 69 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT UNC-Wilmington 73, Towson 71, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 William & Mary 80, Elon 73 Wofford 71, Chattanooga 67 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Bradley 66, Evansville 53 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Grand Canyon 86, UMKC 69 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas 70, Baylor 67 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 Milwaukee 66, Wright St. 61 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 S. Dakota St. 98, W. Illinois 70 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 Seattle 79, Rio Grande 76, OT South Dakota 85, Nebraska-Omaha 71 Toledo 72, Kent St. 65 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69

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    Miami Heat's Kelly Olynyk (9) battles Charlotte Hornets' Michael Carter-Williams (10) and Frank Kaminsky (44) for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Olynyk's late FT after disputed foul helps Heat stun Hornets

    Kelly Olynyk scored 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including a free throw with 0.2 left, and the Miami Heat erased a five-point deficit in the final 34 seconds to stun the Charlotte Hornets 106-105

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    Hampshire upends Crystal Lake Central

    Kelby Bannerman scored 13 points Saturday to lead the Hampshire girls basketball team to a 43-32 Fox Valley Conference win over Crystal Lake Central.

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    Addison Trail gets the roll against Hinsdale South

    Addison Trail defeated Hinsdale South in a West Suburban Conference Gold Division boys basketball game.

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    The Bulls pounded the ball inside with success on Saturday as Robin Lopez, above, scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen had 6 dunks in a 113-97 victory at Atlanta. The Bulls matched a season-high with 31 assists.

    Bulls take it inside to overwhelm Atlanta

    The Bulls pounded the ball inside with success on Saturday as Robin Lopez scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen had 6 dunks in a 113-97 victory at Atlanta. The Bulls matched a season-high with 31 assists.

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    Brown leads Bradley to 66-53 win over Evansville

    Darrell Brown had 17 points and Donte Thomas added 13 with 12 rebounds as Bradley started fast and finished strong for a 66-53 win over Evansville to surpass its win total of last season

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    Fremd earns physical win over Bartlett

    Fremd defeated Bartlett 57-53 Saturday in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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

    BC-BKC--S. Dakota St.-W. Illinois Long Box S. DAKOTA ST. 98, W. ILLINOIS 70FGFTRebS. DAKOTA ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDaum324-122-20-122311Flatten264-70-02-51211Jenkins309-135-51-61227King214-93-30-33212Tellinghuisen194-82-20-10312Theisen265-90-02-93213Key220-32-21-1502Howell183-54-60-42110Severyn60-00-00-0000Totals20033-6618-206-41171598 Percentages: FG .500, FT .900. 3-Point Goals: 14-28, .500 (Jenkins 4-6, Flatten 3-4, Theisen 3-7, Tellinghuisen 2-4, Daum 1-2, King 1-4, Key 0-1). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 7 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Tellinghuisen, Theisen). Turnovers: 7 (Daum 2, King 2, Howell, Key, Theisen). Steals: 7 (King 3, Daum, Howell, Tellinghuisen, Theisen). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck303-62-51-8038Duff395-122-40-20116Johnson277-143-31-50119Webster308-160-00-32117Ancrum331-72-20-4314Morgan162-20-01-4034Bruster140-30-00-1230Gavin50-00-00-2010Moxey31-20-00-0102Hughes30-00-00-2000Totals20027-629-143-3181470 Percentages: FG .435, FT .643. 3-Point Goals: 7-15, .467 (Duff 4-6, Johnson 2-3, Webster 1-3, Bruster 0-1, Ancrum 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 11 (2 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Gilbeck 3, Johnson). Turnovers: 11 (Webster 4, Ancrum 3, Johnson 2, Bruster, Gavin). Steals: 2 (Duff, Johnson). Technical Fouls: None. S. Dakota St.4454-98W. Illinois3040-70 A_841 (5,139).

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

    BC-BKC--S. Dakota St.-W. Illinois Box S. DAKOTA ST. 98, W. ILLINOIS 70S. DAKOTA ST. (17-5) Daum 4-12 2-2 11, Flatten 4-7 0-0 11, King 4-9 3-3 12, Jenkins 9-13 5-5 27, Tellinghuisen 4-8 2-2 12, Theisen 5-9 0-0 13, Key 0-3 2-2 2, Howell 3-5 4-6 10, Severyn 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-66 18-20 98. W. ILLINOIS (10-8) Gilbeck 3-6 2-5 8, Duff 5-12 2-4 16, Johnson 7-14 3-3 19, Webster 8-16 0-0 17, Ancrum 1-7 2-2 4, Morgan 2-2 0-0 4, Gavin 0-0 0-0 0, Hughes 0-0 0-0 0, Bruster 0-3 0-0 0, Moxey 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 27-62 9-14 70. Halftime_S. Dakota St. 44-30. 3-Point Goals_S. Dakota St. 14-28 (Jenkins 4-6, Flatten 3-4, Theisen 3-7, Tellinghuisen 2-4, Daum 1-2, King 1-4, Key 0-1), W. Illinois 7-15 (Duff 4-6, Johnson 2-3, Webster 1-3, Bruster 0-1, Ancrum 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_S. Dakota St. 41 (Daum 12), W. Illinois 31 (Gilbeck 8). Assists_S. Dakota St. 17 (Key 5), W. Illinois 8 (Ancrum 3). Total Fouls_S. Dakota St. 15, W. Illinois 14. A_841 (5,139).

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    Confident Downers Grove North drops Glenbard East

    Connor Ilyavi and Semaj Henderson paced Downers Grove North’s boys basketball victory at Glenbard East Saturday.

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    Ruggles steps up for WW South

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

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    Streamwood dumps Hoffman Estates

    Keenon Cole hit for 24 points Saturday to lead Streamwood (11-12) to a 47-42 nonconference boys basketball win at Hoffman Estates.

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    Baylor guard Alexis Morris (11) defends as Kansas State guard Kayla Goth (10) drives to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    No. 4 Baylor women win 14th straight, 75-50 over K-State

    Kalani Brown had 33 points and 19 rebounds, Lauren Cox scored 16 points with a career-high 19 rebounds and the No. 4 Baylor women stretched their winning streak to 14 games with a 75-50 victory over Kansas State

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    New Trier gets past Conant

    Conant’s girls basketball team, which moved into a first-place tie in the Mid-Suburban West on Friday night, came back less than 24 hours later to face visiting New Trier on Saturday. The Trevians broke on top 12-4 after one quarter in Hoffman Estates and went on to post a 53-37 triumph in a nonconference game that featured the mentor against her student.

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    Burlington Central tops South Elgin for 5th straight win

    Burlington Central downed South Elgin 54-34 Saturday in a nonconference girls basketball game.

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    Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, celebrates his 3-point shot with T.J. McConnell, right, during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    Embiid, 76ers power past Bucks 116-94 and into 6th in East

    Joel Embiid had 29 points and nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away from the undermanned Milwaukee Bucks 116-94 for their seventh win in eight games

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Columbia 88, Cornell 62 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Harvard 62, Dartmouth 57, OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Rider 60, Marist 57 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Alcorn St. 68, Alabama A&M 52 Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Belmont 83, Austin Peay 59 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 FIU 79, Charlotte 59 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Grambling St. 72, Jackson St. 45 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT Jacksonville St. 68, E. Kentucky 60 James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Louisiana Tech 69, Rice 54 Marshall 86, UAB 78, OT Middle Tennessee 66, W. Kentucky 62 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 New Orleans 74, Incarnate Word 70 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 Savannah St. 103, Hampton 101 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 Southern U. 63, Alabama St. 61 Tennessee 70, South Carolina 63 UCF 71, South Florida 69 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT UNC-Wilmington 73, Towson 71, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 William & Mary 80, Elon 73 Wofford 71, Chattanooga 67 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas 70, Baylor 67 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 Milwaukee 66, Wright St. 61 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 S. Dakota St. 98, W. Illinois 70 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 South Dakota 85, Nebraska-Omaha 71 Toledo 72, Kent St. 65 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69 Youngstown St. 85, IUPUI 62 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 80, Cent. Arkansas 63 Ark.-Pine Bluff 72, Prairie View 66

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    No. 17 West Virginia women beat ISU 69-59, snap 2-game skid

    Teana Muldrow had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 17 West Virginia pulled away in the second quarter and cruised to a 69-59 victory over Iowa State to snap a two-game skid

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    With these key figures, Conant and Prospect will manage

    The boys basketball programs at Prospect and Conant have different team-management approaches, but both are benefitting from students who play key support roles in their teams’ success.

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    Jake Penzato of St. Charles East wrestles and beats Jimmy Espinoza of Glenbard East at 106 pounds Saturday during the Upstate Eight wrestling tournament at St. Charles East High School.

    St. Charles East takes Upstate Eight title again

    St. Charles East won its second-straight Upstate Eight Conference wrestling championship Saturday. Glenbard East was second and West Aurora finished third.

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    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) goes to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Holiday, Cousins, Davis lead Pelicans past Memphis 111-104

    Jrue Holiday scored 13 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 111-104

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    St. Edward rights the ship, rolls over Chicago Christian

    St. Edward’s girls basketball team rolled to a 69-27 Metro Suburban Red win over Chicago Christian Saturday.

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    International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach, center, from Germany shakes hands with North Korea's Olympic Committee President and sports minister Kim Il Guk, left, and South Korea's Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan, right, as they arrive for the North and South Korean Olympic Participation Meeting at the IOC headquarters in Pully near Lausanne, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A decision with regard to the participation of athletes from the National Olympic Committee, NOC, of North Korea at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 will be taken during this four-party meeting. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

    IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

    The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month after an agreement was struck with the Korean neighbors

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    National team's Frank Herron, right, of Louisiana State, picks up a fumble and runs it in for a touchdown as American team's Adonis Jennings, of Temple, pursues during the second half of the Collegiate Bowl college football game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LSU's Herron, Penn State's Apke shine at Collegiate Bowl

    LSU defensive tackle Frank Herron returned a fumble for a late touchdown and Penn State linebacker Troy Apke earned MVP honors, helping the National team stifle the American team 23-0 in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl

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    Naperville North wraps up busy week with win vs. Lake Park

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

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Alcorn St. 68, Alabama A&M 52 Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Belmont 83, Austin Peay 59 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 FIU 79, Charlotte 59 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Grambling St. 72, Jackson St. 45 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT Jacksonville St. 68, E. Kentucky 60 James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 Savannah St. 103, Hampton 101 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 Southern U. 63, Alabama St. 61 Tennessee 70, South Carolina 63 UCF 71, South Florida 69 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 William & Mary 80, Elon 73 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas 70, Baylor 67 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69 Youngstown St. 85, IUPUI 62 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 80, Cent. Arkansas 63 Ark.-Pine Bluff 72, Prairie View 66 Arkansas 97, Mississippi 93 Arkansas St. 70, UALR 62 Houston 73, Wichita St. 59 Lamar 84, Sam Houston St. 77, OT Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Texas State 55 Oklahoma St. 83, Oklahoma 81, OT SMU 73, Tulane 62 Texas A&M 60, Missouri 49 Texas-Arlington 71, Louisiana-Monroe 55 FAR WEST Arizona 73, Stanford 71 New Mexico St. 86, Utah Valley 59 S. Utah 66, E. Washington 62, OT

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Alcorn St. 68, Alabama A&M 52 Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Belmont 83, Austin Peay 59 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 FIU 79, Charlotte 59 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Grambling St. 72, Jackson St. 45 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT Jacksonville St. 68, E. Kentucky 60 James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 Savannah St. 103, Hampton 101 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 Southern U. 63, Alabama St. 61 Tennessee 70, South Carolina 63 UCF 71, South Florida 69 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 William & Mary 80, Elon 73 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas 70, Baylor 67 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69 Youngstown St. 85, IUPUI 62 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 80, Cent. Arkansas 63 Ark.-Pine Bluff 72, Prairie View 66 Arkansas 97, Mississippi 93 Arkansas St. 70, UALR 62 Houston 73, Wichita St. 59 Lamar 84, Sam Houston St. 77, OT Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Texas State 55 Oklahoma St. 83, Oklahoma 81, OT SMU 73, Tulane 62 Texas A&M 60, Missouri 49 Texas-Arlington 71, Louisiana-Monroe 55 FAR WEST Arizona 73, Stanford 71 New Mexico St. 86, Utah Valley 59 S. Utah 66, E. Washington 62, OT

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    Butler out for Wolves vs Raptors with sore right knee

    Jimmy Butler sat out Minnesota's game Saturday night against Toronto with a sore right knee, leaving the Timberwolves without their leading scorer against one of the Eastern Conference's top teams

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    Minnesota Twins' Michael Pineda greets a young fan during the baseball team's TwinsFest on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

    Twins fans meet Pineda, but have to wait to see him pitch

    Michael Pineda was introduced to his new fans in Minnesota at Twins Fest, though it will be a while until they see the big right-hander again

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    Margaret Whitley

    Geneva hits 17 3-pointers in win over Yorkville

    Geneva hit 17 3-pointers and defeated Yorkville 78-32 in a nonconference girls basketball game Saturday.

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    Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez (42) works against Atlanta Hawks center Miles Plumlee (18) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Lopez, Markkanen power Bulls to easy win over Hawks

    Robin Lopez scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen added 19 to help the Chicago Bulls cruise to a 113-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks

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    Jamie Martens

    Kaneland makes it 12 straight

    Kaneland’s girls basketbnall team won its 12th straight game Saturday, defeating Ottawa 50-44 in Northern Illinois Big XII crossover.

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    Cary-Grove edges Dundee-Crown

    Cary-Grove’s girls basketball team defeated Dundee-Crown 41-38 in a Fox Valley Conference game Saturday.

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    Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers' Jeff Green (32) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. The Thunder won 148-124. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Thunder thump Cavs 148-124, keep LeBron shy of 30,000 points

    Thunder roll to 148-124 rout of Cavaliers as LeBron James remains shy of 30,000 points

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    Boys swimming and diving: Naperville Central hangs tough behind Lyons Twp.

    Naperville Central placed second behind Lyons Twp. at the Downers Grove North boys swimming invitational.

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    Boys swimming: New Trier edges fired-up Stevenson

    New Trier’s boys swimming and diving team won the final four events to preserve its long unbeaten streak, while Stevenson’s winning dual streak came to an end Saturday afternoon in Lincolnshire in a matchup of elite teams.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 80, Cent. Arkansas 63 Arkansas 97, Mississippi 93 Houston 73, Wichita St. 59 Lamar 84, Sam Houston St. 77, OT Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Texas State 55 Oklahoma St. 83, Oklahoma 81, OT Texas A&M 60, Missouri 49 Texas-Arlington 71, Louisiana-Monroe 55 FAR WEST Arizona 73, Stanford 71 New Mexico St. 86, Utah Valley 59 S. Utah 66, E. Washington 62, OT UNLV 79, Colorado St. 74 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 20EAST Army 93, Lehigh 81 Bethune-Cookman 85, Delaware St. 78 Boston U. 75, Navy 68 Bucknell 77, Holy Cross 56 CCSU 72, LIU Brooklyn 63 Colgate 77, Loyola (Md.) 72 Duquesne 95, George Mason 89, 2OT Fairfield 104, Niagara 85 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary's 72 Georgetown 93, St. John's 89, 2OT Jacksonville 63, NJIT 61 Lafayette 62, American U. 53 NC A&T 66, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Northeastern 76, Delaware 64 Providence 85, Creighton 71 Saint Joseph's 68, Fordham 46 Saint Louis 66, UMass 47 St. Francis (Pa.) 73, Sacred Heart 60 St. Francis Brooklyn 85, Bryant 80 Temple 60, Penn 51 Villanova 81, UConn 61 Wagner 62, Robert Morris 49 West Virginia 86, Texas 51 Xavier 73, Seton Hall 64 SOUTH Auburn 79, Georgia 65 Clemson 67, Notre Dame 58 Coastal Carolina 74, Troy 73 Coll. of Charleston 76, Hofstra 70 Coppin St. 80, Morgan St. 73, OT Duke 81, Pittsburgh 54 ETSU 66, W. Carolina 50 Florida Gulf Coast 66, Kennesaw St. 49 Florida St. 91, Virginia Tech 82 Furman 78, Samford 67 Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 Howard 84, NC Central 78, OT James Madison 75, Drexel 73 Lipscomb 85, Stetson 82 Morehead St. 74, Tennessee Tech 55 Norfolk St. 78, SC State 54 North Carolina 80, Georgia Tech 66 North Florida 100, SC-Upstate 80 Old Dominion 73, FAU 62 Richmond 81, La Salle 74 SE Louisiana 85, Northwestern St. 58 South Alabama 83, Appalachian St. 77 Southern Miss. 85, North Texas 78 UNC-Greensboro 70, Mercer 66, OT VCU 87, George Washington 63 VMI 88, The Citadel 81 Vanderbilt 77, LSU 71 MIDWEST Akron 82, N. Illinois 67 Butler 79, DePaul 67 CS Bakersfield 89, Chicago St. 78 Cent. Michigan 84, Bowling Green 75 Cincinnati 86, East Carolina 60 Drake 61, Missouri St. 58 Fort Wayne 92, N. Dakota St. 88 Ill.-Chicago 87, Cleveland St. 80 Indiana St. 84, Illinois St. 54 Iowa St. 70, Texas Tech 52 Kansas St. 73, TCU 68 Miami (Ohio) 71, Ball St. 53 N. Kentucky 77, Green Bay 65 Northwestern 70, Penn St. 61 Oakland 92, Detroit 86 Ohio 72, E. Michigan 66 Ohio St. 67, Minnesota 49 Purdue 87, Iowa 64 Rhode Island 88, Dayton 74 SE Missouri 86, E. Illinois 74 UT Martin 70, SIU-Edwardsville 69 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 80, Cent. Arkansas 63 Arkansas 97, Mississippi 93 Houston 73, Wichita St. 59 Lamar 84, Sam Houston St. 77, OT Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Texas State 55 Oklahoma St. 83, Oklahoma 81, OT Texas A&M 60, Missouri 49 Texas-Arlington 71, Louisiana-Monroe 55 FAR WEST Arizona 73, Stanford 71 New Mexico St. 86, Utah Valley 59 S. Utah 66, E. Washington 62, OT UNLV 79, Colorado St. 74 ___

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    Flaherty, No. 19 Michigan women steamroll Illinois 86-42

    Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome had double-doubles and No. 19 Michigan continued the best start in school history with an 86-42 win over Illinois

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    Carmel’s Riley Palm, top, defeats Libertyville’s Michael Gunther in the 138-pound championship during the Lake County Invitational at Antioch on Saturday.

    A Stevenson tour de force in Lake County title effort

    With a 26.5-point lead entering the final round of competition, there was no stopping the Stevenson wrestling team from winning a second straight Lake County Invitational championship Saturday afternoon at Antioch.

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    Washington State quarterback Luke Falk cries during a candlelight memorial service for fellow quarterback Tyler Hilinski, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski, a sophomore, committed suicide earlier in the week. (Kai Eiselein/Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)

    Leach: Hilinski had no signs of depression before death

    Washington State coach Mike Leach says there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life

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    Boys swimming: Hersey takes Andersen Classic

    Hersey’s boys swimming and diving team completed a winning week by taking the top team finish in the eight-team invititational it hosted Saturday at Prospect, the Don Andersen Classic.

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    FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Tennessee Titans have finished interviewing Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, the first candidate for their head coach opening. The Titans announced they concluded the interview early Thursday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2018. Tennessee is looking to replace Mike Mularkey, fired Monday after he went 21-22 and won the franchise’s first playoff game in 14 years. Vrabel is coming off his first season as defensive coordinator for the Texans. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

    Tennessee Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach five days after firing Mike Mularkey

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    East quarterback JT Barrett (16), of Ohio State, throws a pass against the West during the first half of the East West Shrine football game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Shimonek throws late TD pass to lift West over East 14-10

    Texas Tech's Nic Shimonek threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Houston's Steven Dunbar with 1:23 remaining to give the West a 14-10 victory in the 93rd East-West Shrine game

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    Rolling Meadows senior Josh Dellorto, top, shakes hands with Cary-Grove’s Omid Babakhani after the 50-yard freestyle on Saturday at Buffalo Grove. Dellorto won in a pool-record 21.62, and Babakhani placed third.

    Boys swimming: Cary-Grove sets a record-breaking tone at Buffalo Grove

    Cary-Grove sprinted to victories in both freestyle relays to claim top team honors in the 16-team boys swimming and diving invitational hosted by Buffalo Grove on Saturday. Rolling Meadows’ Josh Dellorto, West Chicago-Batavia’s Keegan Hawkins and St. Viator’s Michael Balcerak also were among the pool record-breakers.

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    Associated Press Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy had no doubts about wanting to keep defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, pictured, around. “To me it was really simple,” Nagy said. “The numbers speak for themselves. Here’s a guy that has been in this league for a very long time (31 years), and the production is there. (You’re) talking about a Top 10 defense, year-in and year-out; a guy that I’ll be able to learn some of the ins and outs of what (his) defenses do so well.”

    Chicago Bears’ Nagy had no doubts about wanting to keep Fangio

    Almost from the moment he was hired as the Bears’ head coach, Matt Nagy made no secret about the importance of rehiring Vic Fangio as the team’s defensive coordinator.

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    Notre Dame's Martinas Geben (23) shoots a three-pointer while defended by Clemson's Marcquise Reed during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

    DeVoe leads No. 20 Clemson to 67-58 win over Irish

    Gabe DeVoe had 17 points and No. 20 Clemson picked up its first-ever win over Notre Dame, 67-58

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    Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) celebrates his goal with teammates Gabriel Landeskog (92), Nathan MacKinnon (29), Patrik Nemeth (12), and Mikko Rantanen (96) against the New York Rangers in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

    Rolling Avalanche get 9th straight win, 3-1 over Rangers

    MacKinnon, Rantanen, Johnson have 2 points each, Bernier stops 27 shots as Avs beat Rangers to win 9th straight

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    Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez is returning on a one-year contract and says he’s excited to help out the younger pitchers making their way to the big leagues.

    Chicago White Sox forecast: One more season of growing pains

    The Chicago White Sox are excited about all of the young talent that has been assembled. After one more season of working minor-league prospects into the major-league lineup, the Sox should be positioned to contend in 2019.

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    Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville knows Corey Crawford is a big reason why the Hawks are even close to a playoff spot and he isn’t ready to give up hope on Crawford returning before the season’s done. But until then, the Blackhawks need to play like they’re desperate.

    Rozner: Blackhawks have reason to be desperate now

    The Blackhawks play their best hockey when they’re desperate. Well, they should feel the need now.

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    Southeast Missouri State earns 86-74 win at Eastern Illinois

    Daniel Simmons and Justin Carpenter combined to score 50 points to spark Southeast Missouri State to an 86-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois

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    Ivey has double-double, Akron rolls past N. Illinois 82-67

    Jimond Ivey had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as Akron rolled to an 82-67 victory over Northern Illinois

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    BC-BKC--SE Missouri-E. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--SE Missouri-E. Illinois Box SE MISSOURI 86, E. ILLINOIS 74SE MISSOURI (10-11) Vranes 1-7 0-0 3, Carpenter 10-16 3-4 24, Brewer 3-10 6-6 12, Mahoney 2-4 2-2 8, Dalton 2-8 4-4 10, Laros 0-1 0-0 0, Kowalski 0-0 0-0 0, D.Lewis 1-1 0-0 3, Simmons 8-9 5-6 26. Totals 27-56 20-22 86. E. ILLINOIS (7-12) Dama 5-8 6-8 16, Goodwin 5-17 1-2 13, Smith 6-10 0-0 17, Crossland 4-8 2-4 11, Starks 7-11 3-4 17, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Diallo 0-1 0-0 0, Koch 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 27-58 12-18 74. Halftime_E. Illinois 43-36. 3-Point Goals_SE Missouri 12-26 (Simmons 5-6, Mahoney 2-4, Dalton 2-6, Carpenter 1-1, D.Lewis 1-1, Vranes 1-5, Brewer 0-3), E. Illinois 8-24 (Smith 5-8, Goodwin 2-10, Crossland 1-2, Starks 0-2, Koch 0-2). Fouled Out_Smith. Rebounds_SE Missouri 28 (Brewer 7), E. Illinois 33 (Dama 12). Assists_SE Missouri 20 (Dalton 6), E. Illinois 16 (Goodwin 5). Total Fouls_SE Missouri 14, E. Illinois 17. A_1,369 (5,400).

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    BC-BKC--SE Missouri-E. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--SE Missouri-E. Illinois Long Box SE MISSOURI 86, E. ILLINOIS 74FGFTRebSE MISSOURIMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSCarpenter3010-163-43-41224Vranes201-70-01-2303Brewer323-106-61-71312Dalton372-84-40-26210Mahoney302-42-21-5238Simmons278-95-60-55226Kowalski110-00-00-1100Laros90-10-01-2020D.Lewis41-10-00-0103Totals20027-5620-227-28201486 Percentages: FG .482, FT .909. 3-Point Goals: 12-26, .462 (Simmons 5-6, Mahoney 2-4, Dalton 2-6, Carpenter 1-1, D.Lewis 1-1, Vranes 1-5, Brewer 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 8 (21 PTS). Blocked Shots: 0. Turnovers: 8 (Kowalski 2, Mahoney 2, Brewer, D.Lewis, Dalton, Simmons). Steals: 6 (Dalton 2, Brewer, Carpenter, D.Lewis, Mahoney). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDama265-86-84-122416Goodwin395-171-21-25213Smith316-100-01-62517Crossland334-82-42-73311Starks277-113-41-31117Koch180-20-00-0300Diallo140-10-02-3010Jones120-10-00-0010Totals20027-5812-1811-33161774 Percentages: FG .466, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 8-24, .333 (Smith 5-8, Goodwin 2-10, Crossland 1-2, Koch 0-2, Starks 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 14 (13 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Crossland 2, Dama 2). Turnovers: 14 (Crossland 3, Dama 3, Starks 3, Jones 2, Goodwin, Koch, Smith). Steals: 3 (Crossland 2, Starks). Technical Fouls: None. SE Missouri3650-86E. Illinois4331-74 A_1,369 (5,400).

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    UIC hangs on for 87-80 win over Cleveland State

    Jordan Blount scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to an 87-80 win over Cleveland State

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    Dunn helps St. Francis (BKN) hold off Bryant, 85-80

    Rasheem Dunn scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half, and St. Francis Brooklyn held on for an 85-80 victory over Bryant

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    Jonas scores 2 as Benfica beats Chaves 3-0

    Jonas struck twice to lead Benfica to a 3-0 win over Chaves and increased his league-leading scoring tally in Portugal

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    Northwestern forward Vic Law, bottom, battles for a rebound against Penn State forward Mike Watkins during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Rosemont, Ill. Northwestern won 70-61. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Law scores 18 to lead Northwestern 70-61 over Penn State

    Vic Law and his Northwestern teammates were eager to face Penn State again after a lopsided loss two weeks ago. With that motivation and a new zone defense, the Wildcats got a different result in the rematch.

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    Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Aguero lifts Man City as Chelsea, Arsenal turn on goal power

    Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick to inspire runaway leader Manchester City to a 3-1 home victory over Newcastle in the Premier League

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Cleveland St. Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Cleveland St. Box ILL.-CHICAGO 87, CLEVELAND ST. 80ILL.-CHICAGO (10-11) Blount 8-13 1-2 17, Dixson 1-8 5-5 7, Odiase 6-11 0-0 12, Ferguson 6-11 2-2 16, Ottey 1-5 3-4 5, Wiley 1-2 0-0 2, Diggins 1-1 0-0 3, Matthews 3-10 1-1 7, Boahen 6-8 4-4 18. Totals 33-69 16-18 87. CLEVELAND ST. (5-16) Hairston 6-10 0-0 16, Kenic 1-3 2-2 5, Appleby 6-16 7-10 19, Word 2-6 0-0 6, Carpenter 4-11 1-2 10, Clayborne 1-3 0-0 2, Highsmith 4-7 1-1 9, Thomas 1-3 11-12 13. Totals 25-59 22-27 80. Halftime_Ill.-Chicago 40-38. 3-Point Goals_Ill.-Chicago 5-14 (Boahen 2-2, Ferguson 2-3, Diggins 1-1, Blount 0-1, Dixson 0-1, Ottey 0-2, Matthews 0-4), Cleveland St. 8-25 (Hairston 4-7, Word 2-5, Kenic 1-3, Carpenter 1-5, Thomas 0-1, Appleby 0-4). Fouled Out_Word. Rebounds_Ill.-Chicago 37 (Blount 11), Cleveland St. 33 (Hairston 7). Assists_Ill.-Chicago 10 (Matthews 3), Cleveland St. 14 (Appleby 7). Total Fouls_Ill.-Chicago 22, Cleveland St. 18. A_1,531 (13,610).

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Cleveland St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Cleveland St. Long Box ILL.-CHICAGO 87, CLEVELAND ST. 80FGFTRebILL.-CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlount338-131-24-112317Dixson231-85-50-5047Odiase316-110-03-80012Ferguson296-112-20-42316Ottey281-53-40-3245Boahen246-84-41-31218Matthews173-101-11-2327Diggins81-10-00-1013Wiley71-20-00-0032Totals20033-6916-189-37102287 Percentages: FG .478, FT .889. 3-Point Goals: 5-14, .357 (Boahen 2-2, Ferguson 2-3, Diggins 1-1, Blount 0-1, Dixson 0-1, Ottey 0-2, Matthews 0-4). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 9 (14 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Ferguson 2, Odiase 2, Ottey). Turnovers: 9 (Dixson 3, Blount 2, Boahen, Ferguson, Odiase, Ottey). Steals: 3 (Boahen, Matthews, Odiase). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebCLEVELAND ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSHairston326-100-02-70316Kenic231-32-20-6015Appleby366-167-102-67219Carpenter374-111-22-43310Word142-60-00-1056Thomas251-311-121-52113Highsmith194-71-10-1229Clayborne131-30-01-3012Totals20025-5922-278-33141880 Percentages: FG .424, FT .815. 3-Point Goals: 8-25, .320 (Hairston 4-7, Word 2-5, Kenic 1-3, Carpenter 1-5, Thomas 0-1, Appleby 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 12 (11 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Clayborne 2, Appleby, Carpenter, Hairston). Turnovers: 12 (Appleby 3, Clayborne 3, Thomas 2, Carpenter, Highsmith, Kenic, Word). Steals: 4 (Appleby 3, Highsmith). Technical Fouls: None. Ill.-Chicago4047-87Cleveland St.3842-80 A_1,531 (13,610).

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    Bordeaux hires Gus Poyet as coach

    Gus Poyet has been hired as coach of French league club Bordeaux

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    Atletico Madrid's Kevin Gameiro, left, goes for a header with Girona's Bernardo Espinosa during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Girona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Atletico, Valencia stumble in pursuit of leader Barcelona

    Barcelona can add to its already commanding lead of the Spanish league after both Atletico Madrid and Valencia stumbled in the title race

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    UT Martin ends skid on Lewis' jumper, tops SIUE 70-69

    Delfincko Bogan scored 21 points and Fatodd Lewis scored in the lane with 11 seconds left and UT Martin ended a six-game losing streak with a 70-69 win over SIU-Edwardsville

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    Models wear creations for the Dior men's Fall-Winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday, Jan.20, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Dior travels back in time for couture-infused menswear

    Designer Kris Van Assche traveled back in a fashion time machine on the fourth day of the fall-winter shows in Paris

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    In this 1918 photo made available by the Library of Congress, volunteer nurses from the American Red Cross tend to influenza patients in the Oakland Municipal Auditorium, used as a temporary hospital. As scientists mark the 100th anniversary of the Spanish influenza pandemic, labs around the country are hunting better vaccines to boost protection against ordinary winter flu and guard against future pandemics, too.

    Remembering 1918: Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu

    Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins. A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scientists are rethinking how to guard against another super-flu like the 1918 influenza that killed tens of millions as it swept the globe.

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    Chloe Lukasiak of “Dance Moms” fame is coming to Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville Wednesday, Jan. 24.

    Author events: Meet Chloe Lukasiak at Naperville’s Anderson’s Jan. 24

    Chloe Lukasiak of “Dance Moms” fame is coming to Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville Wednesday, Jan. 24, to promote “Girl on Pointe.” More on this, plus suburban appearances by Tom Weinberg, Pierce Brown, Georgia Hunter and other authors this week.

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    Heart-damaging effects of sitting too much could be reversed

    Getting inactive middle-aged women and men to stick to an aerobic workout may reduce or reverse their risk of heart failure, a new study shows.

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    Sugar additive may cause bowel issues

    Trehalose is a simple sugar commonly added to many processed foods. On the surface it is a boon to the food industry, but recent medical research has suggested that trehalose has a darker side.

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    New guidelines help track hypertension in children

    Q: How important is it to keep track of a child’s blood pressure? I read that the American Academy of Pediatrics just updated its guidelines for screening and managing high blood pressure in kids. Is this really a problem that I need to worry about?

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    Five things you should know about this year’s very bad flu

    The nation is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad flu season. Here are five things you should know about it.

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    Loosen Bros. Dr. L Sparkling Riesling has a touch of sweetness.

    Sweet on sweet wines? Dry doesn’t always mean better

    There’s a popular perception that sweet wines are unsophisticated and somehow inferior to dry. They aren’t, wine experts say: They’re just different.

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    Comedian and ventriloquist Terry Fator performs at both the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan and the Paramount Theatre in Aurora this weekend.

    Weekend picks: Ventriloquist Terry Fator brings his puppets to Paramount

    Paramount Theatre presents the puppetry of ventriloqist Terry Fator. More on this, a French cooking class at Mon Ami Gabi, the Oak Brook Home & Garden Show and other events this weekend.

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    Daniel Bruhl, left, Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans promote the TNT series “The Alienist” during the 2018 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour Thursday, Jan. 11.

    In ‘Alienist,’ Dakota Fanning breaks 1890s rules for women

    Dakota Fanning was unfazed by being on her own for six months in Budapest or the dark nature of the TV series that brought her there, TNT’s adaptation of “The Alienist,” Caleb Carr’s 1994 novel.

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    A new approach to mortgage design

    For decades, the principal motivation driving home mortgage design was to increase affordability. The logic was that homeownership was desirable, and the more affordable mortgages became the higher would be the homeownership rate. As a result, the typical mortgage, which had a down payment of 40 percent and a term of 10 years in the 1920s, today has 5 percent down and a 30-year term.

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    How to get started in the business of investment property

    Q. My wife is all fired up about the real estate people we see on TV. Do you have an opinion about investing in the courses they offer? They offer a free session at a motel here. Any advice about investing in real estate will be welcome.

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    The “Access+Ability” exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York features cutting-edge items, including a racing wheelchair, designed to improve the lives of those with all types of disabilities.

    Creative design for the disabled — and everybody else, too

    From snazzy canes to tremor-proof spoons to a racing wheelchair, a new exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum highlights a surge in designs for and by those with a wide range of disabilities.

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    Project may begin when approved by board

    Q. The board of our association approved a very significant roof project at a board meeting, and the project is to begin in just a few weeks. However, the board meets quarterly, so the minutes of the meeting where this project was authorized will not be approved for several months.

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