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Illinois State Falls in MVC Play to Wichita State
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Clevin Hannah scored 22 points to lead Wichita State to a 74-66 victory over Illinois State Wednesday night.
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Ohio Knocks Off Northern Illinois
DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- D. J. Cooper scored a career-high 29 points and Armon Bassett had 25 to lead Ohio to a 99-84 victory over Northern Illinois Wednesday night.
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Bulls Continue Hot Stretch; Win at Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 26 points, Joakim Noah added 13 points and 11 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls held the Oklahoma City without a field goal for the first eight minutes of the fourth quarter on their way to a 96-86 victory Wednesday night.
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Cubs to Stay in Mesa for Spring Training
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs will keep their spring-training home in Arizona.
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Prairie Fire Women's Basketball Team Dominates Lincoln Christian
Knox College's women's basketball team was dominant in every way in defeating Lincoln Christian University.
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High Scoring Grinnell College at Monmouth College Wednesday Night
Basketball fans who've not seen the Grinnell College men's team play have missed something very unique. That opportunity presents itself Wednesday night, and it's free.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/26/10
Monmouth-Roseville boys basketball team cruises past Knoxville, Rowva forces overtime and beats Annawan, Abingdon and United lose non-conference games.
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West Virginia Smothers DePaul
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Da'Sean Butler and Wellington Smith scored 14 points apiece to lead No. 9 West Virginia to a 62-46 win over DePaul Tuesday night.
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Gamecocks Deal #1 Kentucky First Loss
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- There's bedlam in Columbia as South Carolina has knocked off the last remaining major undefeated major men's college basketball team.
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Big Ten: Minnesota Tops Northwestern
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Blake Hoffarber hit four 3-pointers in the final seven-plus minutes, finishing with 20 points and lifting Minnesota to a 65-61 victory over Northwestern Tuesday night.
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Big Ten: Michigan State Escapes Rival Michigan in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Kalin Lucas made a go-ahead jumper with 3.5 seconds left, lifting No. 5 Michigan State to a 57-56 win over Michigan Tuesday night.
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Minnesota Could be Next Stop for Thome
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Jim Thome and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
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Cardinals Give Former Cub Hurler Hill Non-Roster Invite
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have invited left-handed pitcher Rich Hill, formerly of the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles, to spring training.
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Brimfield, Ridgewood, Knoxville in AP Top 5
POSTED 3:05 p-m 1/26/10 Another strong week on the hardwood keeps the Brimfield girls basketball team at the top in the Associated Press high school girls basketball poll in Class 1A.
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Brimfield Boys Basketball Team Climbs to the Top
POSTED 2:38 p-m 1/26/10 An area high school boys basketball team has ascended to the top in this week's Associated Press poll.
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Nady & Cubs Reportedly Agree to Contract
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Xavier Nady and the Chicago Cubs have reached preliminary agreement on a one-year, $3.3 million contract.
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M-C Men Sweep Conference Awards
POSTED 1:50 p-m 1/26/10 Monmouth College officials say a "substantial" improvement by Logan Hohl (Orion, Ill./Orion) and Nick Byom (Gilson, Ill./Knoxville) at last week's Midwest Invitational has earned the pair the Midwest Conference's Performer of the Week awards in men's track and field.
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Fighting Scots' Dunn Earns MWC Performer of the Week Honor
Monmouth College sophomore Josh Dunn (Brookfield, Ill./Lyons Township) took two firsts in last week's dual meet and was named the men's swimming Performer of the Week by the Midwest Conference.
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Illinois Student Athletes Pass Random Testing by IHSA
POSTED 10:55 a-m 1/26/10 The Illinois High School Association has compiled the results of its Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program for the fall of 2009.
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Knox College Swimmers Shatter Records
The Knox College swimming and diving team competed had an exceptional day in the Grinnell Invitational January 15th and 16th, setting five new school records - two individual records and three team records.
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CSC Moving Basketball Games
POSTED 10:15 a-m 1/26/10 A broken pipe that damaged the playing floor at Carl Sandburg College's John Lewis Gymnasium is forcing officials at the college to continue moving men'[s and women's basketball games.
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Knox College Track Athlete Holds New Record for Prairie Fire
Knox College senior Christina Davis recently broke the school record in weight throw at the Monmouth College Invitational.
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Free Admission to Monmouth vs. Grinnell Basketball Games
When Monmouth College hosts Grinnell Wednesday in what is usually the highest attended game at Glennie Gym, fans who haven't been to a Fighting Scots game this season will be in for an unexpected treat.
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Monmouth, Knox Colleges Hosting Cancer Benefit
Monmouth and Knox Colleges will put a rivalry that dates back to the 1800s on the back burner this weekend when they team up to fight cancer.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/25/10
Galesburg area state-ranked high school girls basketball teams win Monday night games.
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Hot Shooting Bulls Stop Spurs for Third Straight Win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Derrick Rose shook off flulike symptoms to score 27 points and the Chicago Bulls won their third straight, 98-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs Monday night.
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Salukis Hold Off Western Kentucky
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Kevin Dillard scored 17 points and had 10 assists as Southern Illinois defeated Western Kentucky 68-63 Monday night.
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J-Hawks Win 54th Straight Game at "The Fog"
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Cole Aldrich had 12 points, 16 rebounds and blocked seven shots, helping No. 2 Kansas run over rival Missouri 84-65 Monday night.
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Syracuse Beats Georgetown in Big East Clash
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Kris Joseph scored 15 points, Wes Johnson added 14 and No. 4 Syracuse rallied from a big early deficit to beat seventh-ranked Georgetown 73-56 Monday night.
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Thome Won't Return to White Sox
CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has told veteran slugger Jim Thome he won't be asked to rejoin the team as a designated hitter.
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