CHICAGO (AP) — Giorgi Bezhanishvili scored 26 points, Trent Frazier added 21, including the go-ahead 3-pointer late, and Illinois rallied for a 74-69 overtime victory against Northwestern in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament. Andres Feliz had 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds as Illinois (12-20) won for just the second time in seven games.
Nebraska def Rutgers 68-61
TORONTO (AP) — Brendan Perlini collected a goal and two assists while the Chicago Blackhawks built a 5-0 lead in their fourth straight win, 5-4 over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Big Ten today
Indiana vs Ohio St.
Nebraska vs Maryland
Penn St. vs Minnesota
Illinois vs Iowa
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines six new nominees eligible for induction into NASCAR's Hall of Fame. Stewart joins Neil Bonnett, Sam Ard, Marvin Panch, Jim Paschal and Red Vogt as the new nominees. NASCAR also added three new nominees for the Landmark Award for contribution to the sport: Edsel Ford II of Ford Motor Co., Pocono Raceway founder Dr. Joseph Mattioli and NASCAR President Mike Helton.
Tonight on WPXN it’s Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois tries to continue to sweep through the bracket in the Big Ten Tournament against Iowa. Pregame at 7:30 with tip off at 8:30.