| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:34 PM
The road to the Final Four starts in Storrs, runs through Albany, and ends in Tampa, Fla., UConn's destination as it chases another NCAA title.
The Huskies are No. 1 in the country and a heavy favorite to cut down the net next month in Tampa, site of...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:49 AM
Through Wednesday, April 15
Artistic Journeys Art Exhibit
Miramar Cultural Trust and Friends of the Miramar Library
World-renowned artist Joyce Birkenstock brings Artistic Journeys to the center with original works of art, several from private...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:29 AM
The Penn State men's basketball team's season is over.
The Nittany Lions did not receive a bid to the National Invitation Tournament, and they will not compete in the College Basketball Invitational.
"Wrapping up at 18-16, #PSUMBB has the fifth...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 8:15 PM
Indiana believes it plays the best basketball in the Midwest.
This year, five schools will have a chance to prove it.
Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue and Valparaiso were all placed in the NCAA Tournament's 16-team Midwest Region, ending any...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Simeon's travels take them to places like Tennessee, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Florida and, of course, Peoria.
The No. 1-ranked Wolverines, six times a state champion in coach Robert Smith's 11-year tenure, don't normally stop in Normal on the way...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:32 PM
Nebraska fans were wearing red and talking smack.
"Blow the whistle! Call 'em both ways!" one fan yelled at the officials.
Coach Tim Miles and his players appreciated the vocal support, especially in light of the 12th-seeded Cornhuskers (13-18) seeing...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:03 PM
D'Angelo Russell scored 23 points, Shannon Scott had 21 and Ohio State beat Minnesota 79-73 in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday night.
Russell also had five rebounds and four assists as the sixth-seeded Buckeyes (23-9) bounced back from Sunday's 72-48...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:38 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — A.J. Hammons scored 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and rugged Purdue wore down Penn State in the second half of a 64-59 victory in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday.
Rapheal Davis made three 3-pointers as Purdue advanced to the...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Shaquille O'Neal famously joked that his horrific free-throw shooting was a God-given gift meant to keep him humble. Former Bulls forward Orlando Woolridge once said his own wife told him he stunk at the line.
Rick Majerus put it the most simply: "To...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 7:54 PM
Few teams have the fortitude to try to go baseline-to-baseline with Simeon.
Homewood-Flossmoor gave it a shot in Tuesday night’s Class 4A Eisenhower Sectional semifinal, and the result wasn’t pretty for the Vikings, as the top-ranked...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:11 PM
TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPN, WSCR-AM 670.
Records: Illinois 15-8, 5-5 Big Ten; Michigan State 15-7, 6-3.
Shannon Ryan's quick look: The Illini beat the then-No. 18 Spartans 53-46 last season in East Lansing, Mich. They are looking for their first...