| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Supporters of Curie Metro High School basketball players say stripping the team of its Chicago Public League title punishes students when adults dropped the ball.
A day after Chicago Public Schools officials said the team must forfeit all of its...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:09 PM
PEORIA — Makur Puou doesn't know much about Illinois high school basketball history.
"No, I don't know," the 6-foot-10 Mooseheart senior from South Sudan said.
Still, the Mooseheart senior and his teammates stand on the verge of it for their...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
NORMAL, Ill. — Montini coach Jason Nichols had the best seat in the house Saturday for his team's shower of 3-pointers.
The Broncos made sure their last game in Class 3A –- at least for a few years — would be memorable.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Jahlil Okafor was the star Tuesday at the United Center, a role he handled adeptly.
Tyler Ulis was wearing a walking boot to protect his injured toe, but the Kentucky recruit had just sparkled in practice and was ready to play again.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:06 AM
The fate of embattled Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball coach Anthony Smith grew murky Tuesday night, after school board members cast an initial 4-3 vote to not renew his contract following a stormy first season that saw him lead the team to the No. 1...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:05 AM
State officials have lifted their suspension of Homewood-Flossmoor High School girls basketball coach Anthony Smith and closed out an investigation into practice schedule violations and allegations of improper recruiting, sanctions that forced the top-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Illinois High School Association girls basketball playoffs kick off this week. Another snowstorm has caused many games to be postponed. Here's my take on the Class 3A state tournament. Class 4A predictions will follow Tuesday.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Bogan has been among the state’s top-ranked Class 3A teams all season.
Hyde Park made a run to the Chicago Public League semifinals, where it put a scare into No. 1 Curie for the second time this winter.
Uplift has enjoyed the best season in its...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Bogan, Hyde Park and Uplift are back in the boys basketball state playoffs, but they will have to play without their head coaches.
The three schools received an email from the Illinois High School Association on Thursday saying they will be allowed to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...