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Illinois women def Indiana 86-66

NHL

Carolina Hurricanes def Chicago Blackhawks 6-3

 

(Champaign–jc)  –Illinois women’s basketball secured its first ranked win of the season with an 86-66 victory over No. 14 Indiana at State Farm Center on Monday afternoon. The Orange and Blue improved to 7-8 in conference play with three regular-season games left on the schedule. With the 20-point win, the Illinois snapped a 16-game skid against the Hoosiers and clinched their biggest margin of victory over a ranked opponent since 1998

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

1A Regionals

Flanagan Cornell def Cissna Park 68-44

GCMS def Normal Calvary Christian 71-35

Milford def Donovan 64-55

Lexington def Tri Point 95-20

St. Thomas More def Uni High 68-25

 

2A Regionals

Watseka def PBL 67-45

Iroquois West def Hoopeston Area 49-46

Bloomington Central Catholic def Olympia 82-55

 

3A Regionals

Danville def Rantoul 69-36

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.– Illinois' Terrence Shannon Jr. (Chicago, Ill.) has been named Big Ten Player of the Week for Feb. 12-18. He earned the award after averaging 29.0 points on 54.8% shooting from the field, 40% from 3-point range, and 85.7% from the free throw line while leading the Illini to a home victory over Michigan and road win at Maryland. Next up, Shannon and the 12th-ranked Fighting Illini travel to University Park, Pa., to face Penn State on Wednesday 

 

 

(Daytona–jc)  William Byron is now a Daytona 500 winner. The race postponed from Sunday had a contact ending. M-R-N was there…

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  The Cissna ParkLady Timberwolves basketball team are in the Class 1-A Sectionals tonight at Ridgeview High School in Colfax. Cissna Park Girls basketball Coach Anthony Videcka says contributions from the entire team helped with the regional win and that’s what the team needs as they head to sectionals tonight…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka

WPXN sports will carry both games from Ridgeview tonight. 

 

(Gibson City–jc)  – The Gibson City Melvin Sibley Lady Falcons are in the Class 1-A Sectionals tonight in Colfax at Ridgeview High School.  Gibson City Melvin Sibley girls basketball Coach Ross Harden says the defense was the key in last week's regional and that defense will be key tonight…

Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Women’s basketball team got a huge win over nationally ranked Indiana on Monday. University of Illinois women’s basketball coach Shauna Green says the team executed the game plan…

University of Illinois Women’s basketball Coach Shauna Green

Next up for the Lady Illini is a road trip to number 4 Iowa on Sunday at noon. 

 

Girls Sectionals Tuesday

1A At Colfax Ridgeview

GCMS vs Peoria Heights - 6pm

Cissna Park vs LeRoy- 7:30pm

 

2A at Iroquois West

Watseka vs Manteno - 6pm

Peotone vs St. Joseph Ogden- 7:30pm

 

3A at Decatur McArthur

Mahomet Seymour vs Quincy Notre Dame - 6pm

Chatham Glenwood vs Mt. Zion - 7:30 pm

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Girls Class 1-A Sectional action from Ridgeview High School. Our pre game begins at 5-45 with the opening tip for game one at 6pm. Gibson City Melvin Sibley takes on Peoria Heights followed by Cissna Park and Leroy.

NBA East All Stars def West All Stars 211-186

NBA 

East All Stars def West All Stars 211-186

 

Big Ten

Ohio St. def Purdue 73-69

Northwestern def Indiana 76-72

Minnesota def Rutgers 81-70

 

Boys Regionals Monday

Class 1A

Lexington Regional

Tri-Point @ Lexington

Ridgeview @ LeRoy

Normal Calvary Christian @ GCMS

Bloomington Cornerstone Christian Academy @ Streator Woodland

 

St. Anne Regional

Kankakee Grace Christian Academy @ Heyworth

Milford @ Donovan

Cissna Park @ Flanagan Cornell

Grant Park @ St. Anne

 

Salt Fork Regional

Urbana University High @ Champaign St. Thomas More

Fisher @ Champaign Judah Christian

Danville Schlarman @ Salt Fork

Georgetown Ridge Farm @ Armstrong Potomac

 

Class 2A

Iroquois West Regional

PBL @ Watseka

Iroquois West @ Hoopeston Area

 

St. Joseph Regional

Westville @ Sullivan

Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond @ Oakwood

 

Monticello Regional

Macon Meridian @ Monticello

 

Class 3A

Danville Regional

Rantoul @ Danville

 

Today onWPXN its the Xfinity race from Daytona and the Daytona 500. The xfinity race starts at 10am. We will have a noon news block today. Then the Daytona 500 starts at 3pm.
Following the Daytona 500 its coverage from the Boys 2-A regionals

First its Iroquois West at Hoopeston Area followed by PBL at Watseka. 

 

Illini Women win, Iowa's Caitlin Clark becomes NCAA Women all time career leader in points

NHL

Pittsburgh Penguins def Chicago Blackhawks 4-1

 

Big Ten Men

Rutgers def Northwestern 63-60

Purdue def Minnesota 84-76

 

Big Ten Women

Illinois def Purdue 86-71

 

Iowa def Michigan 106-89

Caitlin Clark scored 49 points and became the NCAA Women’s leading all time scorer with 3,528 points

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Regional Championship

1A

Cissna Park def Dwight 46-33

 

GCMS def Ridgeview 57-15

 

LeRoy def Mt. Pulaski 51-40

 

Tuscola def Shiloh 49-41

 

2A

St. Joe Ogden def Kankakee Bishop Mac 45-41

 

Watseka def St. Thomas More 43-27

 

Paris def Unity 41-21

 

Peotone def Seneca 47-30

 

3A

Mahomet Seymour def Decatur MacArthur 53-40

 

Mt. Zion def Champaign Central

 

 

(CIssna Park–jc)  The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves are 1-A Regional Champions after a 46 to 33 hard fought win over the Dwight Lady Trojans. Cissna Park girls basketball coach Anthony Videcka says its the sports culture of the town and school district…

Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka. The timberwolves head to the Ridgeview Sectional on Tuesday. WPXN will be there. 


 

(Daytona–jc)  He won the Daytona 500 last year and would like to get back to victory lane there again. Nascar Driver Ricky Stenhouse Junior talks about “victory lane”...

Nascar Driver Ricky Stenhouse Junior.

You can hear the Daytona 500 race Sunday on WPXN starting at 12-30p-m

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s basketball team is on the road on Saturday at Maryland. University of Illinois Men’s basketball player Quincy Guerrier says it all starts with defense and rebounding…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Player Quincy Guerrier

The game airs live on Saturday on WPXN at 3-30pm. 

 

Big Ten on Saturday

Penn St. at Nebraska

Wisconsin at Iowa

Illinois at Maryland

Michigan St. at Michigan

 

Big Ten on Sunday

Purdue at Ohio St. 

Northwestern at Indiana

Rutgers at Minnesota


 

Saturday morning on WPXN it's On the Sidelines from 7-8 presented by Conxxus of Paxton sponsored by MATCO Fire Protection Services and Paxton Hardware and Rental. 

 

Then it’s our Live Action auction at 8am.

 

Saturday afternoon it's Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois is on the road at Maryland. Pregame at 3:30 with tipoff at 4:30pm.

 

On Sunday it's the 66th running of the Daytona 500 with a broadcast time of 12:30pm.

Bulls lose

NBA

Cleveland Cavaliers def Chicago Bulls 108-105

 

Big Ten

Michigan St. def Penn St. 80-72

Maryland def Iowa 78-66


 

(Cissna Park–jc)  The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves are in the Class 1-A regional finals tonight at 6pm. They take on the lady trojans of Dwight. Cissna Park Timberwolves girls basketball coach Anthony Videcka says the team is up for the challenge tonight and one reason is the tough schedule they had this regular season…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka. WPXN will have the game live starting at 5-45 from Cissna Park High School. 

 

(Daytona–jc)  The 66th annual Daytona 500 is this Sunday as the 20-24 Nascar season gets underway. Nascar Driver Chris Buescher says R-F-K racing puts a great team together on the superspeedways…

Nascar Driver Chris Buescher.

You can hear the Daytona 500 live on Sunday starting at 12-30 on WPXN. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois men’s basketball team is coming off a big win over a struggling Michigan team on Tuesday. Next up is a road game at Maryland on Saturday afternoon. University of Illinois Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood says game time adjustments on offense are always a key, but great defense is needed too…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. Our coverage with the network on Saturday begins at 3-30pm

 

(St Joe–jc)  The St Joe Ogden Lady Spartans are in the class 2-A regional final tonight at Central-Clifton High School. St Joe Ogden Lady Spartans basketball coach Drew Arteaga says the team has been successful as they play their roles on the court…

St Joe Ogden Girls Basketball Coach Drew Arteaga.

WPXN will have the game live tonight after our coverage of the Cissna Park 1-A regional final.

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Regional Championship

1A

At Cissna Park

Cissna Park vs Dwight

 

At Fisher

6pm GCMS vs Ridgeview

 

2A

At Clifton Central 

7pmSt. Joe Ogden vs Kankakee Bishop Mac

 

At Bismarck

7pm Watseka vs St. Thomas More

 

At Monticello

7pm Unity vs Paris

 

3-A

At Danville

6pm Decatur MacArthur vs Mahomet Seymour

 

At Champaign Central

6pm Champaign Central vs Mount Zion

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Fisher @ Flanagan Cornell

Tremont @ GCMS

Clifton Central @ Iroquois West

Milford @ Armstrong Potomac

Monticello at Prairie Central

 

Big 10 womens

5pm University of Illinois Women's basketball at Penn State 

NHL

7-30 pm Chicago  Blackhawks home to Pittsburgh 

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA girls regional final action. Our coverage begins at Cissna Park High School at 5-45 with the pre game show. At 6pm its Cissna Park taking on Dwight’s Lady Trojans. Then we head live to Central-Clifton High School for the St Joe Ogden and Kankakee Bishop McNamara 2-A regional final.

 

Illinois def Michigan 97-68

NHL

Vancouver Canucks def Chicago Blackhawks 4-2

 

Big Ten

Illinois def Michigan 97-68

Wisconsin def Ohio St. 62-54

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

St. Joe Ogden def PBL 72-42

Pontiac def St. Thomas More 71-35

Monticello def Unity 62-57

Lincoln def Prairie Central 51-39

Heyworth def GCMS 63-53

Watseka def Milford 59-57

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

1A Regionals

Cissna Park def Tri Point 57-24

Dwight def Milford 63-34

 

2A

Bloomington Central Catholic def Fieldcrest 70-67

Eureka def Tremont 55-27

 

(Paxton–jc)  It was Senior night last night for the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers. Lone senior Noah Steiner had game high honors with 15 points, but the Spartans of St Joe Ogden won the game. Paxton Buckley Loda Boys basketball coach Quenton Hatfill says now the efforts for P-B-L are the regionals next week…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini won big over Michigan last night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Final score 97 to 68. University of Illinois basketball player Coleman Hawkins says one key in the win was how the team played in transition…

University of Illinois basketball player Coleman Hawkins

 

Big Ten

Michigan St. at Penn St.

Iowa at Maryland

Bulls win

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Atlanta Hawks 136-126

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Regional

1A

GCMS def Armstrong Potomac 47-23

Ridgeview def Fisher 61-46

 

2A

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 43-29

Kankakee Bishop Mac def Clifton Central 48-19

 

St. Thomas More def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 40-35

Watseka def Oakwood 48-26

 

Unity def Warrensburg Latham 49-34

Paris def Monticello 42-37

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team is back in action today at home against the Michigan Wolverines. University of Illinois Men’s basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the Wolverines showed what they can do on the floor against Wisconsin and they are one of the best rebounding teams in the country…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

The broadcast begins at 5pm on WPXN with the network.

 

(Paxton–jc)  It’s Senior night tonight for the Paxton Buckley Boys Basketball team. The team has only 1 senior in Noah Steiner. The senior cheerleaders will also be recognized tonight. Paxton Buckley Loda Boys basketball coach Quenton Hatfill says the opponents in the St Joe Ogden Spartans have proved they are tops in the Illini Prairie…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill.

Tonight’s game is bonus coverage following the Illini on WPXN. 

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

St. Joseph Ogden @ PBL

Rantoul @ Bloomington Central Catholic- 

Pontiac @ St. Thomas More- 

Tri-Valley @ Fisher

Heyworth @ GCMS

Iroquois West @ Cissna Park

Milford @ Watseka

Chrisman @ Hoopeston

Georgetown @ Armstrong

Normal University @ Mahomet Seymour

Urbana @ Champaign Centennial

 

IHSA Girls Regional 

1A

Cissna Park vs Tri Point

Dwight vs Milford

 

Big 10 Men's Basketball Schedule

Michigan at Illinois 6pm tip

Ohio State at WIsconsin 8pm tip

 

NHL

Vancouver Canucks at Chicago Blackhawks 7-30pm

 

(Watseka–jc)  The Watseka boys game at Watseka vs Milford tonight will be this season's "Throwback Game."  This year they are recognizing the 72 year history of the Iroquois County Tournament. There will be a 12 page program filled with history and information about the County Tournament that was played from 1926-1997. Players, cheerleaders, and coaches that participated in the County will also be recognized. Fans are encouraged to dress as the time period they were in school, as if they were at a county tourney game. Students should dress in the decade that their parents would have been in. Both teams will be wearing commemorative warm-ups and the Warriors will be wearing replica uniforms honoring the 1975 State 3rd place team. The JV game will tip-off at 6:00pm followed by the varsity game.

 

(Champaign-jm) – High school wrestlers across the state will prepare for the Illinois High School Association Wrestling Individual State Championships, February 15th–17th. Over 650 wrestlers from 250 high schools will compete this weekend at the State Farm Center, with hopes to make it under the spotlight for the championship match. The matches, featuring fourteen weight classes across three divisions, kick off at noon Thursday and run through Saturday evening. With an estimated total attendance of nearly 30,000 and multiple room nights in local accommodations, local officials estimate a $5.5 million economic impact to the area.


Tonight on WPXN it's Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Michigan at State Farm Center. Pregame at 5pm with tip at 6pm. Then its bonus coverage of IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers take on the St. Joe Ogden Spartans on Senior night.  


 

Super Bowl Kansas City Chiefs def SF 49ers 25-22 OT

NFL

Super Bowl

Kansas City Chiefs def SF 49ers 25-22 OT

 

Big Ten

Northwestern def Penn St. 68-63

Iowa def Minnesota 90-85


 

(St Joseph–jc)  The St Joe Ogden Lady Spartans start regional play tonight at Central Clifton High School. St Joe Ogden Lady Spartans basketball Coach Drew Arteaga says the team has prepared for the post season with a very strong regular season schedule…

St Joe Ogden Girls Basketball Coach Drew Arteaga

WPXN sports will carry the Spartans game tonight after the Brad Underwood Show. 

 

(Michigan–jc)  – The University of Illinois men’s basketball team lost to Michigan State on Saturday. One reason according to University of Illinois Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood was the and-ones…

University of Illinois Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood

The Illini host Mighigan tomorrow night at the state farm Center. Tip is at 6pm

 

IHSA Girls Basketball Regionals

1A At Fisher

Fisher vs Ridgeview

GCMS vs winner of game 1


 

2A at Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin

Watseka vs Oakwood

St. Thomas More vs Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin

 

At Clifton Central

Kankakee Bishop Mac vs Clifton Central

St. Joe Ogden vs Prairie Central

 

(Undated–jc)  Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk at 6pm. Hear about the upcoming Daytona 500. Then at 7pm it’s the Brad Underwood Show. At 8pm its IHSA Girls Regional Basketball Action with the St Joe Ogden Lady Spartans and Prairie Central Hawks.


 

Bulls win, Illini women win

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Memphis Grizzlies 118-110

 

Big Ten

Penn St. def Iowa 89-79

 

Illini Women

Illinois def Northwestern 82-71

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Monticello def Prairie Central 40-30

 

Watseka def Milford 59-24

 

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Armstrong Potomac 43-39

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Iroquois West def Armstrong Potomac 48-34

Garrett Tammen led with 13 points

 

(Paxton–jc)  It’s time for the second season for the Lady Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda High School basketball team. The lady panthers start regional play on Saturday afternoon at Bismarck Henning HighSchool against the lady Blue Devils. Paxton Buckley Loda Girls Basketball Coach Jeff Sinn says the team has had several good wins to close out the year and they are ready for Saturday…

Paxton Buckley Loda Girls Basketball Coach Jeff Sinn. WPXN sports will carry the Saturday afternoon 2-A regional contest with P-B-L and Bismarck Henning starting at 3-45 pm. 


 

(Paxton–jc) The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers have two more home games to close out the season. Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill talks about controlling tempo and clock management as tools to win games…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

The Panthers host I-V-C’s Grey Ghosts tonight. WPXN will have the game live. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  Finding a way to put wins together in the Big 10 conference. For university of Illinois Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood, it does not make any difference on how you accomplish wins, it is getting the win each night…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

The Illini are at Michigan State tomorrow afternoon. WPXN coverage with the network begins at noon on Saturday. 


 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

IVC @ PBL- 7pm

Pontiac @ Rantoul- 7pm

St. Joseph Ogden @ Unity- 7pm

St. Thomas More @ Monticello- 7pm

Fisher @ Heyworth

GCMS @ Tri-Valley

Hoopeston @ Georgetown Ridge Farm

Cissna Park @ Watseka

Armstrong @ Westville

Mahomet Seymour @ Taylorville 

Peoria Manual @ Urbana

 

IHSA Boys Basketball on Saturday

Danville High School-Watchfire Shootout

11 am- Rantoul vs Bloomington

12:30 pm- Urbana vs BHRA

2 pm- Peoria Richwoods vs St. Laurence

3:30- LaSalette vs DRW College Prep

5 pm- Mahomet Seymour vs Kankakee

6:30- Danville vs Glenbard South

 

South Newton @ Iroquois West

 

IHSA Girls Basketball-Saturday area Regional 

1-A Cissna Park Regional

Grace Christian at Tri Point 2pm

Donovan at Dwight 6pm

Grant Park at Milford 1pm

1-A Fisher Regional

Armstrong Potomac at Champaign Academy 2pm

Urbana University High at Fisher 10am

Blue Ridge at Ridgeview 1pm

 

2-A Bismark Henning Regional

Oakwood at Hoopeston Area 1pm

Paxton Buckley Loda at Bismarck Henning 4pm

2-A Central Clifton Regional

Herscher at Central Clifton 1pm

Prairie Central at Iroquois West 1pm

Big Ten on Saturday

Wisconsin at Rutgers

Illinois at Michigan St.

Maryland at Ohio St. 

Michigan at Nebraska

Indiana at Purdue

 

Big Ten on Sunday

Penn St. at Northwestern

Minnesota at Iowa

Big 10 Womens

Maryland at Illinois 2pm

 

NFL on Sunday

Super Bowl

SF 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers host the IVC Gray Ghosts. We’ll also have updates from St. Joe as the St. Joe Ogden Spartans take on the Unity Rockets. 

 

Saturday morning it's On the Sidelines from 7-8 presented by Conxxus of Paxton and sponsored by MATCO Fire Protection Services and Paxton Hardware and Rental.

 

Saturday afternoon it's Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois is on the road at Michigan St. Pregame at noon with tipoff at 1pm. 

 

Then its IHSA Girls Basketball regional action with PBL and Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin at 4pm.


 

Blackhawks lose

NHL

Minnesota Wild def Chicago Blackhawks 2-1

 

Big Ten

Michigan def Wisconsin 72-68

Northwestern def Nebraska 80-68

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Cissna Park def Iroquois West 59-17

Addison Lucht had 17 points

Sophie Duis added 15 points

 

GCMS def Ridgeview 53-22

Lily Sizemore scored 20 points

 

Peotone def St. Joe Ogden 46-34


 

IHSA Boys Basketball

GCMS def Ridgeview 68-58

Brayden Elliott scored 26 points

 

Momence def Watseka 49-42

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team is coming off an overtime win over Nebraska on Sunday. Next up is a road game on Saturday at Michigan State. University of Illinois Men’s basketball Coach Brad Underwood says most games are decided by two possessions…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood


 

(Champaign–jc)  In the Big 10, you just know that teams are good, they will make runs on offense, and defenses are always challenging. When things are not going your way, how do you get positive  momentum back? University of Illinois Men’s basketball player Marcus Domask says it starts with one good possession…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball player Marcus Domask.

The Illini are at Michigan State on Saturday afternoon. 

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Rantoul @ Mahomet Seymour- 

Fisher @ Heyworth

GCMS @ Tri-Valley

Milford @ Watseka

Chrisman @ Hoopeston

Georgetown @ Armstrong Potomac -Varsity Only

Tri-Point @ Donovan-St. Anne

Urbana @ Normal West

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Iroquois West at Armstrong Potomac- Varsity Only

 

Big Ten Mens Basketball

Iowa at Penn State 6pm tip


Big Ten Women’s Basketball

Northwestern at Illinois 6pm tip

 

Bulls win in Overtime

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Minnesota Timberwolves 129-123 OT

 

Big Ten

Rutgers def Maryland 56-53

Indiana def Ohio St. 76-73

Minnesota def Michigan St. 59-56

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

St. Thomas More def PBL 61-43

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 68-35

Tanner Jacob had 15 points

 

Pontiac def Monticello 72-61

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def Prairie Central 75-59

 

Cissna Park def Tri Point 76-24

Colson Carley scored 24 points

 

Milford def Iroquois West 59-39

Gavin Schunke and Brandon Torbert each had 12 points

 

Chrisman def Armstrong Potomac 58-52

 

Hoopeston Area def Watseka 60-53

 

Tremont def Fisher 77-56

Mahomet Seymour def Urbana 61-60

Jackson Bohn 17 points and 15 rebounds


 

IHSA Girls Basketball

GCMS def Prairie Central 48-34

Lily Sizemore scored 22 points

 

Salt Fork def Iroquois West 50-24

 

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team won in overtime against Nebraska on Sunday. University of Illinois basketball player Coleman Hawkins says Nebraska hit tough shots late in regulation and that is a sign of a good team…

University of Illinois Basketball Player Coleman Hawkins

 

Marcus Domask says after the run by Nebraska in regulation, taking back the rebounds in overtime was one key to winning…

   

University of Illinois Basketball Player Marcus Domask


 

IHSA Girls Basketball

St. Joseph Ogden @ Peotone-

Iroquois West @ Cissna Park

Watseka @ Grant Park


 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Momence @ Watseka

 

Big 10 Mens

Wisconsin at Michigan 6pm

Nebraska at Northwestern 8pm

 

NHL

Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks 8-30pm

 

Illini women lose to Purdue in Overtime

Illini Women

Purdue def Illinois 77-72 OT

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

St. Joe Ogden def PBL 63-24

Addison Frick led with 15 points

 

Cissna Park def Watseka 49-45

Addison Lucht scored 29 points

 

GCMS def LeRoy 51-44

Lily Sizemore had 16 points

 

Pontiac def St. Thomas More 54-32

 

Unity def Monticello 37-33

 

Westville def Armstrong Potomac 49-41

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Donovan def Milford 69-49

St. Thomas More def Eureka 53-46

 

(Cissna Park–jc)   The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves got a big win over conference foe Watseka last night in our broadcast game. Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka says the competition is good with the regionals starting this weekend…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s basketball team won a tough overtime game versus Nebraska on Sunday. Next up is a road game on Saturday at Michigan State. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says it’s whatever it takes to get the win…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

 

IHSA Boys Basketball 

Paxton Buckley Loda @ St. Thomas More- 

Rantoul @ St. Joseph Ogden- 

Fisher @ Tremont

LeRoy @ Gibson City Melvin Sibley

Iroquois West @ Milford

Watseka @ Hoopeston

Chrisman @ Armstrong

Tri-Point @ Cissna Park

Urbana @ Mahomet Seymour


 

IHSA Girls Basketball Schedule

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Prairie Central

Milford @ Donovan

 

Big Ten

Rutgers at Maryland

Indiana at Ohio St. 

Michigan St. at Minnesota

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live from 6pm to 7pm, then it’s IHSA Boys basketball from St Thomas More High School in Champaign as the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda take on the Sabres. Our Broadcast starts at 7pm with the opening tip at 7-15





 

Illinois wins over Nebraska in Overtime

Big Ten

Illinois def Nebraska 87-84 OT

Purdue def Wisconsin 75-69

 

 

(Los Angeles–jc)  The Clash at the Coliseum in Los Angeles was held on Saturday. The Motor Racing Network was there…

 

(Champaign–jc)  It took overtime, but the University of Illinois held off Nebraska in Big 10 action on Sunday. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the team made enough good plays for a positive outcome…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

More from the coach tonight at 7pm here on WPXN with the Brad Underwood Show

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL @ St. Joseph Ogden-

Bloomington Central Catholic @ Rantoul- 

St. Thomas More @ Pontiac- 

Fisher @ Tremont

LeRoy @ GCMS

Hoopeston @ Georgetown Ridge Farm

Cissna Park @ Watseka

Armstrong @ Westville

Normal Community @ Mahomet Seymour

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Milford @ Donovan

 

Big 10 Womens.

University of Illinois at Purdue. 7pm tip

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk at 6pm The Daytona  500 is less than 2 weeks away. Then its the Brad Underwood Show at 7pm. Hear about the win over Nebraska and this Saturday’s game at Michigan State. Then it’s IHSA Girls basketball from Watseka as the Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves take on the Watseka Warriors. Rob Pacey is on the call tonight for WPXN sports. 

Bulls win

NBA 

Chicago Bulls def Charlotte Hornets 117-110

 

Big Ten

Purdue def Northwestern 105-96 OT

Penn St. def Rutgers 61-46

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Unity def Bloomington Central Catholic 79-65

IVC def St. Thomas More 46-43

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Cissna Park def Chrisman 44-11

Addison Lucht scored 21 points

 

El Paso Gridley def Fisher 52-33

 

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  One player that fits her role for the Cissna Park Timberwolves is Sophomore Lauren Hamrick. Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka says Hamrick is a stat-filler…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka

 

 

(Los Angeles–jc)   The Nascar Cup Series begins on Sunday with the “Clash at the Coliseum.” Nascar Driver Zane Smith will be there for the first time in Los Angeles…

Nascar Driver Zane Smith


IHSA Girls Basketball

Rantoul @ Pontiac

Unity @ St. Joseph Ogden

Monticello @ St. Thomas More

Ridgeview @ Fisher

GCMS @ Fieldcrest

Iroquois West @ Milford

Watseka @ Hoopeston

Chrisman @ Armstrong-Potomac

Tri-Point @ Clifton Central

Champaign Central @ Urbana


 

Big Ten Men’s Schedule

#6 Wisconsin at Nebraska 7-30pm tip

 

Illinois def Ohio St. 87-75

NBA

Toronto Raptors def Chicago Bulls 118-107

 

Big Ten

Illinois def Ohio St. 87-75

Iowa def Indiana 74-68

Michigan St. def Michigan 81-62

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Bloomington Central Catholic def PBL 56-46

 

Rantoul def Monticello 77-75

Melvin Hall led with 19 points

 

Pontiac def Unity 65-59

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Teresa 72-51

Luke Landrus led with 15 points 

Milford def Cissna Park 60-41

 

Iroquois West def Hoopeston Area 52-46

Garrett Tammen had 17 points

 

Watseka def Armstrong Potomac 58-45

 

Normal Community def Mahomet Seymour 56-43

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Cissna Park def Ridgeview 45-20

Addison Lucht had 17 points

 

(Los Angeles–jc)  The 20-24 Nascar season starts on Sunday with the Clash at the Coliseum in Los Angeles California. Nascar Driver Austin Dillon says his team has had success over the two years in the race…

Nascar Driver Austin Dillon. 


 

(Ohio State–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini got a road win last night at Ohio State by a score of 87 to 75. University of Illinois basketball coach Brad Underwood says  Marcus Domask and Terrance Shannon Junior, led the way in scoring with 23 points each, but also praised the play of Dain Dainja…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

Next up for Illinois is a Sunday game at home against Nebraska

 

Big 10 Men’s Schedule

Northwestern at Purdue- 530pm

Penn State at Rutgers 7-30pm

 

Illini Women

Illinois at Michigan 6pm 







 

Illinois is on the road at Ohio St.

IHSA Girls Basketball

St. Thomas More def PBL 46-32

 

Oakwood def Iroquois West 49-39

 

Eureka def Fisher 53-33

 

St. Joe Ogden def Rantoul 68-25

Addie Martinie led with 19 points

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def Prairie Central 69-34

 

Pontiac def Monticello 42-30

 

Hoopeston Area def Armstrong Potomac 53-50

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Milford 50-32

 

Salt Fork def Watseka 44-40

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Iroquois West def Gardner South Wilmington 51-39

Tyler Read had 17 points

 

El Paso Gridley def Fisher 62-28

 

Donovan def Milford 62-55

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  The IHSA girls regional pairings will be released on Friday afternoon.  There still is a lot of regular season basketball for the next couple of weeks with conference titles and key match ups. Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka says the regional-sectional complex that features Cissna Park is full of good competition…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka

One key upcoming game for Cissna Park is a home game on Saturday against Gibson City Melvin Sibley

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team is on the road today at Ohio State. Illini Coach Brad Underwood says it’s another team challenge for his Illini…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. Our coverage on WPXN with the network begins at 5 this afternoon. 

 

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Bloomington Central Catholic @ PBL

Rantoul @ Monticello

St. Teresa @ St. Joseph Ogden

Eureka @ Fisher

GCMS @ Flanagan Cornell

Hoopeston Area @ Iroquois West

Cissna Park @ Milford

Donovan @ Tri-Point

Watseka @ Armstrong Potomac

Normal Community @ Mahomet Seymour

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Mahomet Seymour @ Lincoln

 

Big 10 Mens

Illinois at Ohio State

Iowa at Indiana 

Michigan at Michigan State

 

Tonight on WPXN its Illini Basketball as the University of Illinois are on the road at Ohio State. Our coverage with the network begins at 5pm. Following Illinois basketball, it’s IHSA Bonus coverage of Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers and Bloomington Central Catholic Saints.

Chiefs and 49ers win Conference Championships, will play in Super Bowl LVIII

NFL

AFC Championship Game

Kansas City Chiefs def Baltimore Ravens 17-10

 

NFC Championship Game

SF 49ers def Detroit Lions 34-31

 

The Chiefs and 49ers will face off in Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday February 11. 

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Portland Trail Blazers 104-96

 

Big Ten 

Purdue def Rutgers 68-60

 

Illini Women

Illinois def Minnesota 73-68


(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Men’s Gymnastics team won over number one in the nation Oklahoma on Sunday. The final score was 407 to 406. The Illini came into the match at number 5 in the nation. 

 

(Champaign–jc) –  It was an “ugly” win, but a win. The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team won over Indiana 70 to 62 on Saturday at the State Farm Center. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says they found a way to win…

University of Illinois Men’s  Basketball Coach Brad Underwood.
Next up for Illinois is a road game on Tuesday at Ohio State. 

 

(Cissna Park–jc) – The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves have several key conference games on the schedules. Cissna Park  Lady Timberwolves coach Anthony Videcka says the underclassmen continue to improve and help the seniors…

 

Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves Coach Anthony Videcka

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Women’s basketball team beat Minnesota at home on Sunday by a score of 73 to 68. University of Illinois Women’s basketball coach Shauna Green says after being down early, the team responded in the second half…

University of Illinois Women’s basketball Coach Shauna Green

The Lady Illini are at Michigan on Wednesday.

 

(Gibson City–jc)  It starts with defense. Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden says they have seen success running a 1-2-2 pressure defense this year…

Gibson City Melvin Sibley girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden


IHSA Girls Basketball

St. Thomas More @ Paxton Buckley Loda

St. Joseph Ogden @ Rantoul-

Eureka @ Fisher

GCMS @ Flanagan Cornell

Iroquois West @ Oakwood

Milford @ Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin

Armstrong Potomac @ Hoopeston Area

Salt Fork @ Watseka

Grace Christian Academy @ Tri-Point

 

Tonight on WPXN it's Fast Talk. Hear the latest news of Nascar from 6pm to 7pm Then it's the Brad Underwood Show. The Illini beat Indiana on Saturday and have a road game at Ohio State tomorrow. The Brad Underwood Show from 7pm to 8pm . Then it's IHSA girls basketball from Rantoul High School as the Eagles host St Joe Ogden. Rob Pacey on the call for WPXN Sports.

Illini women lose to Ohio St.

NBA

LA Lakers def Chicago Bulls 141-132

 

NHL

Edmonton Oilers def Chicago Blackhawks 3-0

 

Illini Women

Ohio St. def Illinois 67-59

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Prairie Central 35-30

Bailey Luebchow led with 11 points

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 70-38

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def St. Joe Ogden 77-52

 

Unity def IVC 36-28

 

Cissna Park def Milford 52-20

Addison Lucht scored 24 points

 

Hoopeston Area def Iroquois West 35-32

 

Dee Mack def GCMS 37-23

 

Lexington def Fisher 40-32

 

Watseka def Armstrong Potomac 43-12

 

Mahomet Seymour def Charlston 52-39

Reece Gallier and Kylie Waldinger each had 15 points

 

(Champaign–jc)  –Illinois led by as many as 11 but came up short against nationally ranked Ohio State, 67-59, at State Farm Center on Thursday night.Illinois returns to State Farm Center on Sunday for the back half of its two-game homestand. The Illini will take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers for its annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day game, which will tip off at 2 p.m..

 

(Paxton–jc)  Chicago Carver is the opponent for the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers on Saturday at the Herscher-Kankakee ShootOut. Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers Boys basketball coach Quenton Hatfill says the Challengers will be a challenge for the Panthers…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

The game airs after Illinois Basketball on Saturday afternoon. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  Rebounding and a transition offense are two keys for the University of Illinois Men’s basketball team as they get set to play host to the Indiana Hoosiers. University of Illinois Player Quincy Guerrier says when they take care of the boards, the transition game follows…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Player Quincy Guerrier

The Game airs live on WPXN starting at 1pm on Saturday. 

 

(Champaign-jc) The University of Illinois Women’s basketball team fell just short of number 12 ranked Ohio State last night at the State Farm Center. University of Illinois Women’s basketball coach Shauna Green says they played some of their best basketball in the first half…

University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shauna Green

Next up for the lady Illini is a home game at 2pm on Sunday against Minnesota


 

IHSA Boys Basketball Friday

Rantoul @ IVC

St. Joseph Ogden @ Monticello

Bloomington Central Catholic @ St. Thomas More

Lexington @ Fisher

Deer Creek Mackinaw @ Gibson City Melvin Sibley

Iroquois West @ Salt Fork

Danville Schlarman @ Milford

Hoopeston @ Bismarck Henning

Armstrong Potomac @ Tri-Point

Watseka @ Westville

Mt Zion @ Mahomet Seymour

Urbana @ Springfield Lanphier


 

IHSA Boys Basketball Saturday

PBL vs Chicago Carver at the Herscher shootout

St. Joseph Ogden @ Morton

Salt Fork @ Fisher

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Watseka

Clifton Central @ Milford

Ridgeview @ Tri-Point

Limestone @ Urbana

 

IHSA Girls Basketball Saturday

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Watseka

Effingham @ Mahomet Seymour

Armstrong @ Urbana University High

PBL, Rantoul, St. Joe Odgen , St. Thomas More @ IPC/Sangamo Shootout

 

Big 10 Men’s Basketball

Friday

Michigan State at Wisconsin


 

Saturday

Nebraska at Maryland 11am

Indiana at Illinois 2pm

Iowa at Michigan 4pm

Minnesota at Penn State 5-30pm

Ohio State at Northwestern 7-30pm

 

Sunday

Purdue at Rutgers Noon

 

NFL on Sunday 

AFC Championship Game

Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens

 

NFC Championship Game

Detroit Lions at SF 49ers

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Boys Basketball as the St. Joe Ogden Spartans visit the Monticello Sages. Pregame at 7pm. 

 

Saturday morning its On the Sidelines from 7-8 presented by Conxxus of Paxton, sponsored by MATCO Fire Protection Services and Paxton Hardware & Rental. 

 

Saturday afternoon its Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Indiana at State Farm Center. Pregame at 1pm with tip at 2pm. 

 

Then its bonus coverage of IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers take on Chicago  Carver in the Herscher shootout. 

Northwestern beat Illinois in Overtime

NHL

Seattle Kraken def Chicago Blackhawks 6-2

 

Big Ten

Northwestern def Illinois 96-91 OT

Maryland def Iowa 69-67

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Cissna Park def PBL 51-47

Dierks Nuekomm scored 21 points

 

IHSa Girls Basketball

Watseka def Westville 59-18

Unity def Pontiac 40-33

 

The Los Angeles Chargers have found a new coach. Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh agreed to a 5 year deal. Harbaugh led the Michigan Wolverines to a CFP National Championship this year.  Harbaugh played for the Chargers in 1999-2000.

 

(Chicago–jc)  The Northwestern Wildcats Men's basketball team beat the University of Illinois Fighting Illini in overtime last night 96 to 91. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the Wildcats are a great home court team, and the Illini had a chance at the end of regulation…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. Next up for Illinois is a home game on Saturday against Indiana. That game airs live on WPXN at 1pm on Saturday. 

 

(Gibson City–jc)  Coaches like to say that defense wins championships. With the  Lady Falcons of Gibson City Melvin Sibley High School girls basketball team, defense starts withs Mallory Rosendahl. Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden says Rosendahl is at the tip of their 1-2-2 pressure defense…

Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  The Cissna Park Lady Timberwolves continue to have success this season. One reason is the team continues to fill leadership roles. Cissna Park Timberwolves girls basketball coach Anthony Videcka says with a talented team, senior leadership remains important…

Cissna Park Girls Basketball Coach Anthony Videcka

 

(Champaign–jc)  It’s Pack the Center night tonight for the University of Illinois Women’s basketball game against nationally ranked Ohio State. The Illini have scored 90 or more points in the last two of three games. University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shanua Green says ball movement and inside touches are one key for the offensive explosion and wins…

University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shauna Green.

Tonight's game at the State Farm Center tips at 6.

 

IHSA Girls Basketball Schedule

Prairie Central @ Paxton Buckley Loda

Rantoul @ St. Thomas More

Bloomington Central Catholic @ St. Joseph Ogden

Lexington @ Fisher

Deer Creek Mackinaw @ Gibson City Melvin Sibley

Hoopeston Area @ Iroquois West

Cissna Park @ Milford

Watseka @ Armstrong Potomac

Tri-Point @ Momence

Mahomet Seymour @ Charleston

Urbana @ Peoria Notre Dame

 

U of I-Women’s

University of Illinois women’s basketball vs Ohio State

It’s Pack the House night tonight at the State Farm Center

Tip is at 6pm

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls at LA Lakers

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks at Edmonton Oilers

 

Fighting Illini women's basketball signee Berry Wallace has earned a spot in the 2024 McDonald's All American game

Big Ten

Nebraska def Ohio St. 83-69

Wisconsin def Minnesota 61-59

Purdue def Michigan 99-67

 

(Undated–jc)  Several former University of Illinois football players are one game away from participating in the 20-24 Superbowl. Defensive Back Kerby Joseph had two tackles in Detroit's win over Tampa Bay.  Baltimore Ravens linebacker Del’Shawn Phillips was not active in Baltimore’s win over Houston.  Nick Algretti is an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs. The A-F-C Championship game is 2pm on Sunday and the N-F-C Championship game is set for 5-30 on  Sunday afternoon.

 

(Urbana–jc)  Fighting Illini women's basketball signee Berry Wallace has earned a spot in the 2024 McDonald's All American game. Wallace – a native of Pickerington, Ohio – is one of 24 girls named to the roster for the 47th annual event. Wallace is in the midst of her senior season at Pickerington High School Central. She's a 6'1" forward rated as a five-star recruit.  She is the third player in Illinois women's basketball program history to earn a spot on the McDonald's All American Game roster.

 

(Paxton–jc)  The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers have been in games against a tough Illini Prairie Conference. It’s playing with intensity and controlling the pace of the game that is key for the Panthers, says Paxton  Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

The Panthers are in Cissna Park tonight. WPXN has bonus coverage following Illinois basketball tonight. 


 

(Champaign–-jc)  University of Illinois Men’s basketball player Justin Harmon is a key player for the Illini. Harmon usually is the first man off the bench for Illinois. Harmon says his role is to observe what is happening at the start of the game and then come in  and help…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Player Justin Harmon. Harmon was the leading scorer on Sunday when the Illini beat Rutgers.

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  Rebounding is a key to all wins in basketball. The University of Illinois Fighting Illini are one of the top rebounding teams in the country. University of Illinois Men’s basketball player Quincy Guerrier says its desire and effort…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Player Quincy Guerrier.

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  It’s on the road for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini tonight as they take on Northwestern. University of Illinois Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood says the Wildcats are a team that beat Purdue and Maryland and they play well at home…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

Our live coverage with the network starts at 7 tonight. 

 

IHSA Boys basketball

PBL @ Cissna Park

DeLand Weldon @ St. Thomas More 

 

Big Ten

Illinois at Northwestern

Maryland at Iowa


 

Tonight on WPXN, it's Big 10 Basketball as the Fighting Illini are on the road at Northwestern tonight. The broadcast starts with the network at 7pm. Following Illini basketball it’s bonus coverage of IHSA Boys basketball as Cissna Park plays host to the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda. 


 

Bulls and Blackhawks lose

NBA

Phoenix Suns def Chicago Bulls 115-113

 

NHL

Vancouver Canucks def Chicago Blackhawks 2-0

 

(Champaign–-jc) –   The Illinois football program finalized Eastern Illinois as its 2024 season-opening opponent. The Fighting Illini and EIU are scheduled to start the season at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, August  31st during Week 1 of the college football season.  The Eastern Illinois game will be Illinois’ first at Memorial Stadium during the 100th Anniversary season. Season tickets are on sale now, starting at $100 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary and provide an affordable entry point for all fans.

 

(Champaign–jc)  – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association  released its first round of weekly national rankings on Monday. The Fighting Illini women debut as the national leaders, and the men close out the top-10 rankings at No. 10. This is the first time in program history that either the Fighting Illini men or women have reached the No. 1 spot during the indoor season.  The women are led by two national No. 2 marks by juniors Darja Sopova in the triple jump  and Tori Thomas in the pole vault . The men are led by senior Tyler Sudduth, who owns the top mark in the country in the weight throw  and No. 9 in shot put.

 

(Gibson City–jc)  –  The Heart of Illinois girls Basketball Conference contains some teams hoping to make a long run in the state tournament starting in mid-February. Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden says between now and regionals there are lots of challenges between teams inside the H-O-I-C…

Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team is 5 and 2 in Big 10 action. The Illini are coming off a 86 to 63 win over Rutgers on Sunday at the State Farm Center. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the team continues to be “connected”...

 

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood


 

IHSA Boys basketball

St. Thomas More @ St. Joseph Ogden

Fisher @ El Paso Gridley

Ridgeview @ GCMS

Iroquois West @ Armstrong Potomac

Cissna Park @ Hoopeston

Donovan @ Milford

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Hoopeston @ St. Thomas More

Beecher @ Iroquois West

Bloomington @ Urbana

 

Big 10 Men’s Schedule

Wisconsin at Minnesota 6pm

Ohio State at Nebraska 6pm

Michigan at Purdue 8pm

 

Tonight on WPXN its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

 

Lions and Chiefs win, Illinois wins over Rutgers

NFL

Detroit Lions def Tampa Bay Bucs 31-23

Kansas City Chiefs def Buffalo Bills 27-24

 

Big Ten Basketball

Illinois def Rutgers 86-63

Michigan St. def Maryland 61-59


 

(Milford–jc) One Milford Bearcat basketball player has hit another milestone in her career. The Milford Girls basketball team beat Chrisman 31 to 20 on Saturday. In the contest, Senior Hunter Mowrey had a double double with 10 points and 16 rebounds. In the game Mowrey achieved her 1 thousandth career rebound.

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Men’s basketball team got its 5th win in Big 10 play on Sunday in Champaign. University of Illinois player Quincy Guerrier said it was good to have Terrance Shannon Jr. in the game…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Player Quincy Guerrier

 

Coach Brad Underwood says the team did a good job on the boards, and then took over the game in transition…

Next up for Illinois is a road game on Wednesday night at Northwestern. WPXN will have the game live with the network. 

 

(Rantoul–jc)  Most teams will struggle against state ranked Unity. The Rockets are on top of the Illinois Prairie Boys basketball conference. The Rantoul Eagles played a good game against Unity, but came up short in the effort. Rantoul Eagles Coach Ryan Parker says they continue to be effective for 32 minutes…

Rantoul Eagles Boys Basketball Coach Ryan Parker


 

IHSA Girls Basketball Schedule

PBL @ Bloomington Central Catholic

Monticello @ Rantoul

St. Joseph Ogden @ Mattoon

Ridgeview @ GCMS

Fisher @ El Paso Gridley

Oakwood @ Cissna Park

Iroquois West @ Salt Fork

Danville Schlarman @ Milford

Hoopeston @ Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin

Watseka @ Westville

Illinois Lutheran Crete @ Tri-Point

Mahomet Seymour @ Mt Zion

 

IHSA Boys Basketball Schedule

Kankakee @ Urbana

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks at Vancouver Canucks

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk at 6pm. Then it’s the Brad Underwood Show at 7pm. At 8pm it’s IHSA Girls Basketball from Rantoul as the Eagles host the Monticello Sages. Rob Pacey on the call for WPXN sports. 

Illinois def Michigan 88-73

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Toronto Raptors 116-110

 

NHL

Buffalo Sabres def Chicago Blackhawks 3-0

 

Big Ten

Illinois def Michigan 88-73

Michigan St. def Minnesota 76-66

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL def Iroquois West 42-36

Tanner Graham led with 14 points

 

St. Joe Ogden def Monticello 46-33

Addy Martinie scored 22 points

 

Unity def Prairie Central 57-37

 

Mahomet Seymour def Normal U-High 51-47

Sidney Young led with 14 points

 

McLean County Tournament

#1 Dee Mack def #4 Tri Valley 48-26

#2 Eureka def #3 Tremont 65-58

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Vermilion County Tournament

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Westville 67-30

Oakwood def Hoopeston Area 76-44

Armstrong Potomac def Georgetown Ridgefarm 66-45

 

(Rantoul–jc)  The Rantoul Eagles boys basketball team has two tough contests this weekend. Tonight the Eagles take on state ranked Unity and Saturday afternoon it’s  Charleston. Rantoul Eagles Boys Basketball Coach Ryan Parker says the team has cut down its turnovers and that has led to better outcomes…

Rantoul Eagles Boys Basketball Coach Ryan Parker.

WPXN sports will carry the Rantoul and Charleston game live on Saturday at 4-15pm.

 

(Ann Arbor–jc) The University of Illinois Fighting Illini won on the road in the Big 10 last night over Michigan 88 to 73. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says it was a “booty ball” road win…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood.

Next up for Illinois is a home game on Sunday afternoon against Rutgers.

Our coverage with the network is at 11am on Sunday. 

 

(Paxton–jc) A new player is seeing more action on the Paxton Buckley Loda Boys basketball team. Sophomore forward Carson Goss played solid minutes against two of the best in the Illini Prairie over the past week in Unity and Pontiac. Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill says Goss is another piece of the puzzle going forward for the panthers…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

Next up for P-B-L is a road game tonight at Monticello. We will have the game live starting at 7pm.

 

(Gibson City–jc)  Heart of Illinois Conference play continues for the Gibson City Melvin Sibley Falcons girls basketball team. The Falcons have completed play in this year’s McLean County tournament this week and regular season play with some good outside of the conference teams is also on the horizon, says Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden…

Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden. 

 

IHSA Boys Basketball tonight

PBL @ Monticello

Unity @ Rantoul

IVC @ St. Joseph Ogden

St. Thomas More @ Watseka

Tri-Point @ Donovan

Urbana @ Peoria Richwoods

 

McLean County Tournament

Semi Finals

#1 El Paso Gridley vs #4 Lexington 

#2 Fieldcrest vs #3 Tri Valley

 

IHSA Boys Basketball on Saturday

Cornerstone Christian Academy @ St. Thomas More

St. Joseph Ogden @ Effingham St. Anthony

Charleston @ Rantoul

Milford @ Chrisman

Watseka @ Herscher

Glenwood @ Mahomet Seymour


 

IHSA Girls Basketball on Saturday

IVC @ Rantoul

St. Thomas More @ Watseka

Milford @ Chrisman

Glenwood @ Mahomet Seymour

Urbana @ East Peoria


 

McLean County Tournament 

3rd place

#3 Tremont vs #4 Tri Valley

Championship

#1 Dee Mack vs #2 Eureka


 

Big Ten tonight

Indiana at Wisconsin

 

Big Ten on Saturday

Penn St. at Ohio St. 

Purdue at Iowa

Northwestern at Nebraska

 

Big Ten on Sunday

Illinois vs Rutgers

Michigan st. at Maryland


 

NFL on Saturday

Divisional Series

Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens

Green Bay Packers at SF 49ers

 

NFL on Sunday

Divisional Series

 

Tampa Bay Bucs at Detroit Lions

Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Boys basketball as the PBL Panthers are on the road at Monticello. Pregame at 7pm with tip at 7:15.

 

Saturday morning on WPXN its On the Sidelines form 7-8 presented by Conxxus of Paxton and Sponsored by MATCO Fire Protection services and Paxton Hardware and Rental. 

 

Then it's our Live action auction at 8am. Bid Buy and Save.

 

Saturday afternoon it's IHSA Boys Basketball as the Rantoul Eagles play host to Charleston. Pregame at 4:15 with a 4:30 tip. 

 

On Sunday it's Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Rutgers at Noon from State Farm Center. Pregame at 11am.

 

Illinois Women def Rutgers 96-68

Big Ten

Nebraska def Rutgers 87 -82 OT

Northwestern def Maryland 72-69

 

Illini Women

Illinois def Rutgers 96-68

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Iroquois West def South Newton 50-33

Ilyana Nambo had 18 points

 

McLean County Tournament

Fieldcrest def GCMS 39-35

 

Ridgeview def Heyworth 48-42

 

ElPaso Gridley def LeRoy 35-34

 

Vermilion County Tournament

Oakwood def Westville 44-24


 

IHSA Boys Basketball

St. Thomas More def Cissna Park 70-42

 

Schlarman def Iroquois West 69-64

 

 

(Champaign–jc)  It’s always tough to win on the road in the Big 10 conference. That is the challenge for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini tonight in Ann Arbor Michigan. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says Michigan has talent…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. The game airs live on WPXN tonight starting at 6-30. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  –All five starters finished in double figures as Illinois secured its second Big Ten win of the season with a 96-68 victory over Rutgers at State Farm Center on Wednesday night. The Fighting Illini recorded at least 90 points for the second straight game. University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shauna Green says it was a “team” win…

University of Illinois Womens’ Basketball Coach Shauna Green.

Next up for the Illini is a road game at Maryland on Saturday at Noon. 

 

IHSA Girls Basketball 

Monticello @ St. Joseph Ogden- 7pm

Tri-Point @ Grant Park

Normal U-High @ Mahomet Seymour

Mattoon @ Urbana

 

McLean County Tournament 

#1 Dee Mack vs #4 Tri Valley

#2 Eureka vs #3 Tremont


 

IHSA Boys Basketball

McLean County Tournament 

#8 GCMS vs #5 Tremont

 

Vermilion County Tournament

Armstrong Potomac vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin vs Westville

Oakwood vs Hoopeston Area

 

Big 10 Men's Basketball

Minnesota at Michigan State 6-30

Illinois at Michigan 7-30

 

Tonight on WPXN its University of Illinois basketball as the Fighting Illini are on the road at Michigan. Our coverage begins at 6-30 tonight with the network The tip from Ann Arbor is around 7-30 tonight. 

 

Blackhawks win

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def San Jose Sharks 2-1 Shootout

 

Big Ten

Purdue def Indian 87-66

Penn St. def Wisconsin 87-83

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Pontiac def PBL 61-27

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 64-39

Tanner Jacob led with 17 points

 

Monticello def Olympia 49-44

 

La Salette def Milford 54-43

 

Washington def Mahomet Seymour 63-57

 

Vermilion County Tournament

Hoopeston Area def Georgetown Ridgefarm 63-36

Oakwood def Armstrong Potomac 54-49

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Salt Fork 44-25

 

McLean County Tournament 

#2 Fieldcrest def  #7 Heyworth 54-33

#3 Tri Valley def #6 Flanagan Cornell 60-45

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois women’s basketball team takes on Rutgers tonight at the State Farm Center. University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shauna Green says the win in the big 10 on Sunday, started in practice…

University of Illinois Women’s Basketball Coach Shauna Green

Tonight’s game is also the “We Back Pat” campaign, launched in honor of the late Pat Summitt who coached at Tennessee. Fans are asked to support the Pat Summitt Foundation with ticket purchases for tonight's 6pm tip or donate to the cause on-line.

 

(Gibson City–jc)  The Gibson City Melvin Sibley Lady Falcons basketball team continues play in the McLean County Tournament this week. Gibson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden says the play of Freshman Guard Lily Sizemore is one reason the Falcons have seen success so far this season…

GIbson City Melvin Sibley Girls Basketball Coach Ross Harden.

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Chrisman @ St. Thomas More- 7pm

Iroquois West @ Danville Schlarman

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Grant Park @ Milford

Watseka @ Manteno

 

McLean County Tournament

Consolation Bracket

#8 El Paso Gridley at #5 LeRoy

#7 Fieldcrest at #6 GCMS

#9 Ridgeview vs #12 Heyworth

#10 Lexington vs #11 Fisher 

 

Big Ten 

Nebraska at Rutgers

Maryland at Northwestern

 

Illinois Women’s Basketball

Illinois vs Rutgers 6pm

 

Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Bucs win Wild Card games

NFL

Wild Card Playoffs

Buffalo Bills def Pittsburgh Steelers 31-17

Tampa Bay Bucs def Philadelphia Eagles 32-9

 

NBA

Cleveland Cavaliers def Chicago Bulls 109-91

 

Big Ten

Michigan def Ohio St. 73-65

Iowa def Minnesota 86-77

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Watseka def PBL 48-21

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 44-19

Bloomington Central Catholic def Unity 52-39

 

McLean County Tournament

#1 Dee Mack def #8 El Paso Gridley 50-37

#4 Tri Valley def #5 LeRoy 56-38

#2 Eureka def #7 Fieldcrest 44-43

#3 Tremont def #8 GCMS 49-36

 

Vermillion County Tournament

Hoopeston Area def Oakwood 50-44

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Westville 51-26

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 56-17

 

IHA Boys Basketball

McLean County Tournament

El Paso Gridley def GCMS 64-35

LeRoy def Fisher 55-52

 

(Paxton–jc)  –  The next opponent for the Paxton Buckley Loda boys basketball team are the Pontiac Indians. Paxton Buckley Loda Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill says the Indians are a very talented team…

Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Quenton Hatfill

WPXN will carry the game live tonight starting at 7pm with our pre game show.

 

(Champaign–jc)  The numbers, including the final score, were not good for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday. University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood questioned the team’s effort on the boards…

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood.

Next up for the Illini is a road game on Thursday at Michigan. WPXN will have the game live with the network, starting at 6-30 Thursday evening. 


 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Pontiac @ PBL- 

St. Joseph Ogden @ Prairie Central- 

St. Thomas More @ Unity- 

Rantoul @ Mt. Zion- 

LaSalette @ Milford

Tri-Point @ Woodland

Washington @ Mahomet Seymour

Decatur MacArthur @ Urbana

 

McLean County Tournament

#2 Fieldcrest vs #7 Heyworth

#3 Tri Valley vs #6 Flanagan Cornell


 

Vermilion County Tournament

Hoopeston Area vs Georgetown Ridgefarm

Oakwood vs Armstrong Potomac

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin vs Salt Fork

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Urbana @ Rantoul-

Milford @ Attica

Mahomet Seymour @ Morton


 

Big Ten

Purdue at Indiana 

Wisconsin at Penn St. 

 

NHL

San Jose Sharks at Chicago Blackhawks 7-30pm 

 

Tonight on WPXN its NASCAR Live. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7.

Then its IHSA Boys Basketball as the PBL Panthers host the Pontiac Indians. Pregame at 7pm with tip at 7:15.

 

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