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|Local Sports Round Up and Collegiate Action 12/30/10
Galesburg Girls 79 Teutopolis 66
(Jessica Howard MVP 23, Jessica Leiber/Tai Peachey double figures)
Galesburg Boys 38 Teutopolis 26
(Dalton Davis 13, 7 in 4th qtr)
(Davis, Ryan McElmurry, Brandon Thompson all-tourney)
Pleasant Plains 71 Mon-Rose 34
Midwest Central 40 Abingdon 22
Farmington 57 Barry Western 40
North Fulton d. Henry
Brimfield d. Stark County (OT)
Princeville d. Galva
Liberty 70 BPC/A 37
Knoxville Boys 64 Morrison 57 (OT)
Knoxville Girls 51 Rockford East 28
M-R Girls 53 Galva 41
Western Big 6 Boys Teams
@ Bloomington: Peoria Notre Dame 68 Rock Island 51
@ Pekin: Moline defeated LaSalle-Peru
@ Pontiac: Gurnee Warren 65 UTHS 36
@ Williamsville: Alleman 49 Midland 33
M-R boys vs Camp Point (#1 seed) 9am
Knoxville Boys vs. Wethersfield 3pm
Knoxville Girls vs. Wethersfield 6pm (title)
Brimfield vs Elmwood (title)
Monmouth men lost to Wisc-Eau Claire 72-52
women beat Trine 62-48
Illinois spoiled Baylor's first bowl appearance in 16 years by beating up on the Bears 38-14 last night in the Texas Bowl in Houston. Mikel Leshoure ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns to lead Illinois to its first bowl victory since 1999. Leshoure finished with 1,697 yards, a single-season rushing record for Illinois.
It was all Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl where the 16th-ranked Cowboys routed Arizona 36-10.
Nebraska vs Washington 9pm
Music City Bowl: North Carolina vs Tennessee 5:40pm
Illinois had five players in double figures as the 23rd-ranked Illini opened their Big Ten schedule with an 87-77 win over Iowa last night in Iowa City. Demetri McCamey led Illinois with 20 points and D.J. Richardson added 17 for the Illini, who improved to 11-3 overall.
Creighton 64, Illinois St. 53
Indiana St. 80, Bradley 66
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski now trails only legendary Bob Knight on the college basketball victory list. Coach K scored his 880th career victory, top-ranked Duke's 108-62 blowout win over UNC-Greensboro last night.