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  • Weaver Tops Windsor For CCC Title, 83-66

    Weaver Tops Windsor For CCC Title, 83-66
    HARTFORD — Weaver-Hartford point guard Jaecee Martin shook his head and smiled when asked Thursday night about the shooting prowess of teammate KeAndre Fair. Fair hit his first six three-point shots and finished with seven threes and 28 points...
  • Thursday recap: Bulls 108, Thunder 105

    Thursday recap: Bulls 108, Thunder 105
    The summary The Bulls rallied from 16 points down for a stirring 108-105 victory Thursday night over the Thunder at the United Center. With 4.4 seconds to play, Mike Dunleavy inbounded to Pau Gasol, who kicked it out to E’Twaun Moore. The Purdue...
  • Fairfax star Lorne Currie's assignment: Connect dots from GPA to NBA

    Fairfax star Lorne Currie's assignment: Connect dots from GPA to NBA
    It was January 2013, and Fairfax High Coach Harvey Kitani confirmed that promising sophomore guard Lorne Currie was academically ineligible. Looking up at the top row of the Fairfax bleachers during a basketball game, I saw Currie cheering like a...
  • Big men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in top player race

    It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year. Frank Kaminsky is the savvy senior big man for No. 6 Wisconsin. Jahlil Okafor is the freshman phenom center at No. 3 Duke. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has had to face both....
  • Waukegan middle schools have plenty of basketball star power

    Two days before Waukegan High School completed a 6-24 season by losing in a regional tournament, the future of Bulldog boys basketball was on display in the Dog Pound gym — the site of the Waukegan Eighth Grade Tournament. The five Waukegan...
  • Zion-Benton rally falls short to Niles North

    You'd need the fingers on both hands to count the number of times this season that Zion-Benton's basketball team fell behind by double digits early in games and then played a strong second half to either come back to win or fall just a handful of points...
  • Favorites rule during March Madness in Illinois

    Both events have built themselves around the catch phrase "March Madness," but a look at recent early round play suggests that when the games are contested on the court rather than on paper, there are definite differences in results between what happens...
  • Boys basketball blog: Helfgot predicts upsets in 4A regional finals

    Boys basketball blog: Helfgot predicts upsets in 4A regional finals
    The upsets are coming. The teams we thought would win did so for the most part in the play-in games and regional semifinals, but that will change Friday night. I am 100 percent certain at least one Top 10 team will lose in the Class 4A regional...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Pat Lenehan Walk-On No Longer, Always Star To Mates

    UConn Men's Insider: Pat Lenehan Walk-On No Longer, Always Star To Mates
    STORRS – If you've seen the UConn bench come to life whenever Pat Lenehan comes into a game, you know how hard his teammates pull for him. So if you were a fly on the locker room wall when the Huskies learned Wednesday that Lenehan was accepted...
  • Sixth man Dan Favela has St. Edward pushing for a sectional title

    Although basketball teams often like a sixth man to enter a game and provide instant offense, St. Edward's Dan Favela provides something different. In St. Edward's run to the Class 2A El Paso-Gridley Sectional championship game against Reed-Custer's 3-...
  • Stokes Top AAC Defender; Four Huskies Named To First Team

    Stokes Top AAC Defender; Four Huskies Named To First Team
    There has never been any doubt that Kiah Stokes is a gifted athlete. Her body seems factory-made for basketball — long arms, longer legs, squared, muscular shoulders. And one thing is certain: UConn has never had a greater shot-blocker, certainly...