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
Illinois State Basketball Player Guilty of Sex Offense
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- An Illinois State basketball player has been sentenced to three years' probation and dismissed from the university after pleading guilty to criminal sexual abuse.

Bobby Hill pleaded guilty to sexual contact with a girl younger than 16 and was sentenced Wednesday in McLean County Circuit Court. A criminal sexual assault charge was dismissed.

Illinois State also announced the dismissal of Hill on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old Hill will have to finish sex-offender treatment and register as a convicted sex offender.

Hill was a redshirt junior last season. The St. Louis native hadn't played for two seasons because of injuries.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
News management powered by Xpression News
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here