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Pacher, Wright St. Top Illinois-Chicago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)--A.J. Pacher scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Reggie Arceneaux hit a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left, as Wright State topped Illinois-Chicago 58-53 Sunday night.
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Northern Illinois Defeats Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP)--Aksel Bolin hit a key 3-pointer and Travon Baker scored six of his 13 points down the stretch to lift Northern Illinois over Bowling Green 45-36 Sunday.
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Bears Defensive Coordinator Tucker to Return
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--The Chicago Bears have fired two defensive coaches and decided to bring back defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for next season.
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Local Sports 1/12/14
Saturday's sports finals
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Balanced Bulls Beat Bobcats
CHICAGO (AP) -- D.J. Augustin had 20 points and 12 assists and Joakim Noah added 19 points and 14 rebounds, helping the streaking Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Bobcats 103-97 on Saturday night.
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Canadiens Edge Blackhawks in OT
MONTREAL (AP) -- Andrei Markov scored two goals, including at 1:28 of overtime, to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
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Indiana State Beats Bradley
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Jake Odum scored 12 points Saturday and Justin Gant and Dawon Cummings added 11 each as Indiana State held off Bradley 62-59 to win its fourth Missouri Valley Conference game in a row.
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ISU Beats Loyola
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Reggie Lynch scored 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and sparked the second half breakaway run that gave Illinois State a 59-50 win over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday night.
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Evansville Defeats SIU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- D.J. Balentine scored a career-high 33 points, making 6 of 10 3-point attempts, to lead Evansville to a 75-69 win over Southern Illinois Saturday.
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EIU Handles Jacksonville State
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Chris Olivier scored 15 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, to lead Eastern Illinois over Jacksonville State 56-48 on Saturday.
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Tennessee Tech Holds Off SIU-Edwardsville
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dennis Ogbe scored 16 points and Jeremiah Samarrippas added 11 as Tennessee Tech held off SIU-Edwardsville 64-63 Saturday night.
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Local Sports 1/11/14
Friday's results and Saturday's schedule.
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Boozer Leads Bulls to Win Over Bucks
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 13 rebounds in his first game back from a right knee injury, Mike Dunleavy Jr. added 18 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 81-72 on Friday night.
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Bulls Sign F Martin to 10-Day Contract
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls signed Cartier Martin to a 10-day contract three days after the forward was waived by the Atlanta Hawks.
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Santorelli Lifts Canuks Past Blues
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Mike Santorelli scored the tiebreaking goal in the third and Eddie Lack made 30 saves Friday night as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
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Eastern Illinois Hires Dameron as Head Football Coach
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Eastern Illinois University has hired Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Kim Dameron as its head football coach.
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Local Sports 1/10/14
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Halak, Blues Shut out Flames 5-0, Win 7th Straight
CALGARY, Alberta (AP)--Jaroslav Halak made 33 saves for his 28th career shutout and third this season to lead the St. Louis Blues to their seventh straight victory with a 5-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.
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Tennessee Tech Surges Past Eastern Illinois 81-69
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)--Jeremiah Samarrippas scored 18 points and Jordan Johnson added 12 to propel Tennessee Tech past Eastern Illinois 81-69 Thursday night.
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DePaul Survives 2OTs to Beat Butler 99-94
INDIANAPOLIS (AP)--Cleveland Melvin scored the go-ahead basket with 45 seconds left in the second overtime, finished with 30 points, and led the DePaul Blue Demons to a 99-94 double-overtime victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Thursday.
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Jacksonville State Outlasts SEU-Edwardsville 61-52
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)--Brian Williams scored 15 points and Jacksonville State erased a halftime deficit to beat SIU-Edwardsville 61-52 on Thursday Night.
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No. 20 Iowa Beats Northwestern 93-67
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)--Aaron White had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Melsahn Basabe added 16 points with 10 boards and No. 20 Iowa routed Northwestern 93-67 Thursday night.
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Local Sports 1/9/14
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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McCrea, Buffalo Beat Northern Illinois 67-46
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)--Javon McCrea had 14 points, eight rebounds, eight blocks, and four assists on Wednesday night to lead Buffalo past Northern Illinois 67-46 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.
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No. 4 Wisconsin Routs No. 23 Illinois 95-70
MADISON, Wis. (AP)--Ben Brust scored 18 points, Sam Dekker added 17 and No. 4 Wisconsin used a 20-0 run in the first half to easily beat No. 23 Illinois 95-70 on Wednesday night.
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Southern Illinois Beats Loyola of Chicago 71-67
CHICAGO (AP)--Desmar Jackson scored a career-high 31 points as Southern Illinois pushed past Loyola of Chicago in the final seconds to win 71-67 on Wednesday night.
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Hagelin Lifts Rangers Over Blackhawks 3-2
CHICAGO (AP)--Carl Hagelin scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
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Local Sports 1/8/14
Here's a look at today's sports schedule
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Blues Top Oilers 5-2 for 6th Straight Win
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP)--Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues won their season-high sixth straight game by beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
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Bulls Beat Suns 92-87 After Trading Deng
CHICAGO (AP)--Taj Gibson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 92-87 on Tuesday night in their first game after parting with Luol Deng in a trade.
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