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Nevada Beats Bradley
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) -- Malik Story scored 20 points, including two free throws with 6 seconds left, and Nevada held on for a 64-59 victory Saturday over Bradley on the final day of the Chicago Invitational Challenge.
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Boise St. Pulls Past NIU
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Anthony Drmic scored 18 points and Jeff Elorriaga added 14 to help Boise State to a 71-57 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Brunette, Toews Score to Help Blackhawks Top Kings
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Andrew Brunette also found the net and Duncan Keith had two assists, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
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Tentative Deal Moves NBA Lockout Closer to End
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern accepted some congratulations, headed for another short night of sleep, then planned to brief his owners on a deal that could change the way they do business.
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NBA Owners, Players Reach Tentative Deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA owners and players have reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout.
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Blues' Elliot Gets Third Shutout Of Season
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brian Elliott stopped 24 shots in his third shutout this season, David Backes added a goal and an assist and the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Friday night.
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Sharp Has Hat Trick, Blackhawks Beat Ducks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Patrick Sharp scored the tying and go-ahead goals in a 2:01 span early in the third period to complete his second career hat trick, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied for a 6-5 victory over the floundering Anaheim Ducks on Friday.
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Police In Sex Case Search Syracuse Coach's Home
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police involved in a sexual-abuse investigation of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine are searching his home.
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Burkhead's 160 Yds Lead No. 22 Ned. Past Iowa 20-7
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Rex Burkhead, who started the week with his right foot in a walking boot, ran for 160 yards and a touchdown on a school-record 38 carries and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Iowa 20-7 on Friday.
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Northern Illinois Beat Eastern Michigan 18-12
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Chandler Harnish ran for 148 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown, and threw a 54-yard touchdown pass as Northern Illinois wrapped up a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game by beating Eastern Michigan 18-12 on Friday.
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Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament
GHS gets 2nd win of the fledgling season
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Thanksgiving Tournament Basketball Schedule 11/25/11
Click here for local boys basketball teams taking part Friday in Thanksgiving tournaments
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NIU Beats Eastern Michigan
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Chandler Harnish ran for 148 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown, and threw a 54-yard touchdown pass as Northern Illinois wrapped up a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game by beating Eastern Michigan 18-12 on Friday.
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Chicago St. Game Chance for Illinis Freshmen
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois coach Bruce Weber says Sunday's game against Chicago State will be the Illini's last chance to get young players game experience before the schedule gets much tougher.
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Minnesota Meets Reeling Illinois in Season Finale
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jerry Kill will finish his first season at Minnesota this weekend. On a seven-year contract, the coach's rebuilding work has just begun with the struggling Gophers.
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QB McCown Has 1st Workout With Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- New Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown hasn't take an NFL snap since 2009, but familiarity with offensive coordinator Mike Martz may help him get quickly up to speed.
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Lawyers See Victim Civil Suits v. Sandusky Charity
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Lawyers say a charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys shouldn't be allowed to dissolve its assets.
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Local Sports Roundup 11/24/11
GHS Boys beat Chicago Talent, and other tournament scores.
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Illini Edges ISU in Cancun
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Sam Maniscalco scored 14 points, including five in the final minute, and Illinois hung on to beat Illinois State 63-59 Wednesday night in the championship game of the Cancun Challenge's Riviera Division.
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Bears QB Hanie to Make 1st Career Start vs. Oakland
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Caleb Hanie stepped into a very difficult situation last January when he entered the NFC Championship game after Jay Cutler was hurt and Todd Collins was ineffective.
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Niemi Leads Sharks Past Blackhawks
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Antti Niemi made 34 saves against his former team for his first shutout of the season and Jason Demers broke a scoreless tie late in the second period with his first goal to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.
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Blues Slow Down Penguins, Grab Overtime Win
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Alex Pietrangelo beat Marc-Andre Fleury with less than a minute to go in overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues past the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Wednesday night.
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Cubs Offer Arbitration to Ramirez, Pena
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have offered salary arbitration to free agents Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena.
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White Sox Offer Buehrle Arbitration
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have offered salary arbitration to free agent left-hander Mark Buehrle.
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AP Source: Paterno's Wife Turned Away at Pool
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A person close to former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's family tells The Associated Press his wife was turned away from a campus pool.
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Lawyer: Don't Let Sandusky Charity Dissolve Assets
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A lawyer says a charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys shouldn't be allowed to dissolve its assets.
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Galesburg Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament scores
GHS boys season opener
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Western Illinois Beats Greenville 84-49
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Terell Parks snagged a double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down 15 rebounds, to help Western Illinois snap a 15-game losing streak with an 84-49 victory over Greenville on Tuesday night.
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Illinois State Gets Past Rutgers 76-70 In Cancun
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- John Wilkins scored 21 points and Nic Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:29 to play as Illinois State defeated Rutgers 76-70 on Tuesday at the Cancun Challenge.
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Leonard Lifts Illinois By Richmond 70-61 In Cancun
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Meyers Leonard had a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds as Illinois defeated Richmond 70-61 on Tuesday night in the Cancun Challenge.
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