7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
Miami Having Ful, Facing Illini to Advance in NCAA
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Miami players are having fun at the NCAA tournament. Even when having to evacuate during the middle of practice.

After a fire alarm went off Saturday and they were escorted outside for about 25 minutes, the Hurricanes were rapping, dancing and having a good time.

Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga said going into the tournament he was going to have more fun than any other head coach, and wanted his players to do the same. They are one victory away from the round of 16.

Miami (28-6), the No. 2 team in the East Regional, plays No. 7 seed Illinois (23-12) on Sunday night.

The Illini aren't going to be intimidated by Miami. They already have victories this season over Gonzaga and Indiana, both No. 1 seeds in the NCAA.
News management powered by Xpression News
 
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here