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Local Sports 11/28/13
Wednesday's high school basketball tournament results.
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Vermont Comes Back to Beat ISU
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Sandro Carissimo scored 24 points as Vermont erased a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Illinois State 87-76 in the Golden Gate Challenge Wednesday night.
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San Diego Over SIU
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) -- Johnny Dee struggled but made important shots down the stretch as San Diego edged Southern Illinois 59-56 on Wednesday for fifth place in the Gulf Coast Showcase.
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Bulls Pull Away in 4th for Win Over Pistons
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Taj Gibson had a career-high 23 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-79 Wednesday night.
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Kane Gives Blackhawks Win Over Flames
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Patrick Kane scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal with 18 seconds left, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied for three straight goals in the third period to beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Wednesday night.
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Blues Beat Avalanche
DENVER (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, David Backes had a goal and an assist and the streaking St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Wednesday night.
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No Extra Pressure for Bears Offense
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears offensive players say they do not feel any extra pressure going into Sunday's game.
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No Practice for Northwestern's Colter -- Still a Maybe for Illini
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter's status for Saturday's game at Illinois is still up in the air after the injured senior couldn't take to the practice field for a third day.
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Rams DT Brockers Making Plays in Middle
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Officials are so vigilant about protecting the quarterback, Michael Brockers made a textbook hit -- and still got flagged.
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NASCAR Buys Iowa Speedway
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) -- NASCAR is buying the Iowa Speedway in a move it says solidifies the future of one of the Midwest's premier racing facilities.
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Local Sports 11/27/13
Here's a look at tonight's sports schedule
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Oregon State Rolls Over SIU-Edwardsville 101-81
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP)--Five players scored in double figures as Oregon State ran past Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 101-81 Tuesday night.
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Rice Layup Lifts unbeaten Illinois Past UNLV 61-59
LAS VEGAS (AP)--Rayvonte Rice scored a career-high 25 points, including the winning layup with 27 seconds left to lead Illinois past UNLV 61-59 on Tuesday night.
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Southeast Louisiana Defeats Western Illinois 62-52
HAMMOND, La. (AP)--Antonnio Benton scored a team-high 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Southeast Louisiana in a 62-52 defeat of Western Illinois on Tuesday night.
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Southern Illinois Overwhelms Stetson 48
ESTERO, Fla. (AP)--Anthony Beane scored 20 points as Southern Illinois beat Stetson 67-48 in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday.
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Cubs Acquire Catcher Kottaras From Royals
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher George Kottaras from the Kansas City Royals for a cash consideration.
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Local Sports 11/26/13
Here's a look at today's sports schedule.
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Monmouth College Press Release: Alex Tanney Going to Cleveland
It may be the opening former Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney has been waiting for.
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Shaw Scores Twice in Blackhawks' Win Over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Andrew Shaw scored a pair of goals, and Patrick Kane added a power-play tally to extend his point streak to 11 games in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
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Blues Win Over Wild
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Alexander Steen scored twice, and Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday.
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Jazz Beat Rose-less Bulls in OT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Trey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Utah Jazz outlast Chicago 89-83 in overtime Monday night -- the Bulls' first game since learning Derrick Rose would again be lost for the season.
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St. Bonaventure Advances Past SIU
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) -- Matthew Wright scored a career-high 32 points to lead St. Bonaventure to an 83-71 win over Southern Illinois in an opening-round game of the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase Monday night.
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Olah Lifts Northwestern Past Gardner Webb
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Alex Olah scored a career-high 18 points to lead the Northwestern Wildcats to a 72-59 victory over the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs Monday Night.
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Illinois Football Staff Member Charged
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say University of Illinois football staff member and former player Matt Sinclair has been charged after allegedly pointing an unloaded handgun at a vehicle carrying other staff members.
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Illinois Not Reveling in Streak-Breaking Win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois coach Tim Beckman said his team's win over Purdue might have provided a little relief for his players but didn't change their mood much.
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Trestman: No Plans to Shake Up Bears Defense
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman still has faith in his team's defense.
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Cutler to Remain Sidelined This Week
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will likely miss at least another game because of a high left ankle sprain.
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Cubs' New Spring Training Stadium Has Name
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The new spring training stadium for the Chicago Cubs is being called Cubs Park for now.
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Local Sports 11/25/13
Monday's local sports schedule.
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Bulls Star Derrick Rose Out for Season
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the season.
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