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Iowa Fires Basketball Coach
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa has fired coach Todd Lickliter after three losing seasons in a row.
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TOP 25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No Surprise: UCONN is #1
UNDATED (AP) -- Connecticut has become just the second women's basketball team to complete two straight seasons as No. 1.
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TOP 25 MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Jayhawks End Season #1
UNDATED (AP) -- Kansas is the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press' final men's basketball poll of the season.
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Iowa to Host News Conference to Discuss Men's Basketball Program
UPDATED 11:38 a-m 3/15/10 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa has called a news conference to discuss the future of its men's basketball program.
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Class 3A & 4A High School Boys Basketball "Elite Eight" Set
The high school boys basketball Elite Eight fields are set in Classes 3A and 4A ahead of this weekend's state finals in Peoria.
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North Carolina & UCONN Lend Big Names to NIT Field
NEW YORK (AP) _ North Carolina and Connecticut are lending some serious star power to the NIT.
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Illini Accept NIT Bid; Stoney Brook Up Next
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois has been left out of the NCAA tournament for the second time in three seasons. But they do get a trip to the NIT as a top seed.
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Kansas Earns Top Overall Seed in NCAA Tournament
UNDATED (AP) _ Kansas, Kentucky, Duke and Syracuse have earned No. 1 seeds in the 65-team NCAA men's basketball tournament.
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Cardinals Win to Keep Nats Winless in Preseason
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched three scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals fell to 0-10 in exhibition play with Sunday's 7-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Millar Homers, Doubles, Cubs Beat Angels
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kevin Millar hit a home run and double and drove in three runs for the Chicago Cubs in their 8-7 win over the Angels on Sunday.
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White Sox & Reds Play to 5-5 Tie
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Brandon Phillips got his first two hits of spring training, including a two-run homer, and the Cincinnati Reds blew a four-run lead in the ninth on Sunday before settling for a 5-5 tie with the Chicago White Sox.
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Caps Beat Blackhawks in OT - Campbell Hurt
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nicklas Backstrom raced up the ice and scored with 1:50 left in overtime Sunday and the Washington Capitals completed a remarkable comeback without star Alex Ovechkin to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3.
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Local Sports Roundup -- 3/13/10
The Galesburg High School track teams do well at the "First Chance Invitational," 1A and 2A Basketball champions crowned, and Monmouth College well represented at NCAA Indoor Track Championships.
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Illinois Out of Big Ten Tournament
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Evan Turner scored 12 of his 31 points after regulation Saturday, leading No. 6 Ohio State past Illinois 88-81 in double overtime Saturday for a spot in the final of the Big Ten tournament.
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Pujols Returns With Two Singles
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Albert Pujols, who returned to action after taking a week to rest a sore back, hit two hard singles in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-5 victory against the Houston Astros on Saturday.
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Cubs SS Edge White Sox
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Josh Vitters' fielder's choice in the eighth inning allowed Brad Snyder to score with the Chicago Cubs' go-ahead run during their 8-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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Triple Gets Brewers Victory Over White Sox
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Adam Stern tripled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-2 win over the Chicago White Sox in a split-squad spring training game for both teams Saturday at Camelback Ranch.
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Ramirez Leaves Early in Cubs Victory
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez left the game early with what the Cubs called "triceps soreness," and a Chicago split squad went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 on Saturday.
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White Sox OF to Have Ankle Surgery
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox outfielder Jared Mitchell is going to have surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left ankle.
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Derrek Lee Still Out With Bruised Foot
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs' Derrek Lee will miss a few more spring training games with a left foot injury that the first baseman says isn't serious.
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Flyers Lifted Past Blackhawks
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Chris Pronger scored with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
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Blues Overpower Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Andy McDonald had a goal and two assists and the St. Louis Blues scored three times in the second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Saturday night.
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WI Man Credits Packers Loyalty for Saving Life
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin man who says his Green Bay Packers loyalties helped save his life has been voted into the team's Fan Hall of Fame.
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Manual Advances to Class 2A Championship; Richwoods Sends Rock Island Home
Peoria Manual escapes Breese Central to advance to the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game, Robinson holds off Hales Franciscan to join Manual in the title game, Catlin-Salt Fork and Sesser-Valier meet for the Class 1A championship, #1 Richwoods holds off Rock Island to advance to the DeKalb Supersectional.
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HEARD ON WGIL: Illini Upsets #13 Wisconsin in Big 10 Tournament
POSTED 3:53pm, UPDATED 4:01pm 3/12/10 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Mike Tisdale scored 21 points and Demetri McCamey had 13 as fifth-seeded Illinois hung on for a 58-54 upset of No. 13 Wisconsin in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.
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Sports Notes -- 3/12/10
The Class 1A and 2A high school boys basketball state semifinals step off Friday at Carver Arena, Rock Island and Peoria Richwoods meet Friday night for a spot in the Class 3A Elite Eight, Monmouth-College baseball and softball teams drop games Thursday in Arizona.
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Rowva Representation Strong on All-LTC Boys Basketball Team
Two boys high school basketball players from Rowva and one from United are among the All-Lincoln Trail Conference first-team selections.
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Rock Island Wins; U-T Falls in Sectional Semifinals
Rock Island advances to sectional title at Ottawa, United Township falls to Normal, Monmouth College baseball and softball teams continue play in Arizona, CSC baseball still searching for first win.
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Former NFL Star Merlin Olsen Dies
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen has died. He was 69.
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Monmouth-Roseville Baseball Player Selected to Represent U-S on the Diamond
POSTED 2:13 p-m 3/10/10 A Monmouth-Roseville student-athlete is joining an elite fraternity of college-bound athletes from around the country.
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