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  • Benet Academy to retire Frank Kaminsky's jersey

    Benet Academy to retire Frank Kaminsky's jersey
    Thursday will be Frank Kaminsky Day in Lisle. In addition to the Lisle mayor proclaiming April 16 in his honor, the 2011 Benet Academy alumnus and basketball player will be recognized by his alma mater for his accomplishments after high school. The...
  • Top college cager Kaminsky to be honored in Lisle

    College basketball great Frank Kaminsky will have his high-school jersey number retired Thursday in Lisle (LYL'). The Naperville Sun reports (http://trib.in/1DeKyTY ) the 7-foot Wisconsin center will be honored at Benet Academy, where he played from 2007...
  • Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft

    Loyd, Zahui B. Leaving Early Changes Thursday's WNBA Draft
    Two factors insulate women's college basketball from the yearly upheaval disrupting the men's game, a reality played out again when seven players from Kentucky's Final Four team decided to leave before their time and apply for the NBA Draft. One is...
  • On The Fly: Revolving Door At Kentucky

    On The Fly: Revolving Door At Kentucky
    It is hard to wrap your head around this one. A record seven Kentucky players announced they will enter the NBA draft: Willie Cauley-Stein, Andrew and Aaron Harrison, Karl-Anthony Towns, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson and Devin Booker. And just as difficult...
  • Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, of Niles West, declares for WNBA draft

    Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, of Niles West, declares for WNBA draft
    In a rare move for a women's basketball player, Notre Dame junior guard Jewell Loyd announced Wednesday that she would forego her senior season and enter the WNBA Draft. Loyd, a Niles West graduate and the 2012 runner-up for Ms. Basketball of Illinois,...
  • Amanda Zahui B happy to go her own way, enter WNBA draft

    Leaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It is far more unique on the women's side, and that is one of the reasons Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her...
  • Breanna Stewart and Sue Semrau are AP Player, Coach of Year

    Breanna Stewart has joined another exclusive club, and she is only a junior. Connecticut's versatile star is the winner of The Associated Press Player of the Year award for the second consecutive year, becoming just the fifth player to accomplish the...
  • UConn's Stewart halfway to her goal of 4 national titles

    Breanna Stewart made it very clear from the start that her ultimate goal is to win four national championships at UConn. That's more than just being bold, confident or ambitious — it's downright unheard of, even at Connecticut. Or maybe it isn't...
  • There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA

    There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA
    We will argue Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd in the coming hours. We will argue over who is the better basketball player vs. who had the bigger impact on her college team. We'll argue who really deserves to be the national player of the year. ESPNW has...
  • Family is grounding force behind Wisconsin basketball star Frank Kaminsky

    Family is grounding force behind Wisconsin basketball star Frank Kaminsky
    Frank Kaminsky has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated three times in the past year and last month interviewed the other "Frank the Tank," Will Ferrell, for "Access Hollywood." The media darling and Benet Academy graduate has been basking in the...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois winners

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois winners
    2015 Haley Gorecki, Fremd 2014 Tyra Buss, Mount Carmel (Ill.) 2013 Tyra Buss, Mount Carmel (Ill.) 2012 Morgan Tuck, Bolingbrook 2011 Ariel Massengale, Bolingbrook 2010 Tricia Liston, Fenwick 2009 Morgan Tuck, Bolingbrook 2008 Sarah Boothe,...