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The #12 Fighting Illini found their rhythm in the second half on offense after a sluggish start coming back to beat Northwestern 81-56. Sophomore Big Man Kofi Cockburn tallied another double double on the year scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. The Illini are back in action Sunday Night at 7 against Maryland. 

 

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(Bloomington-cf)-- The IHSA held their regularly scheduled meeting yesterday with the Illinois Department of Public Health to look at when the IHSA could resume High School sports. The IHSA still remains on pause and low-risk sports can’t resume until the state returns to Phase 4 mitigations. The IHSA will meet again January 13th. 

 

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(Urbana-cf)-- Two Illini have made the Top 25 Wooden Award Watch List. Junior Guard Ayo Dosunmu and Sophomore Big Man Kofi Cockburn. Illinois is one of three schools to have multiple players on the list, and the lone Big Ten school. The Big Ten leads all other conferences with six players on the list in total. 

 

NBA Tonight: 

Chicago Bulls @ L.A Lakers 

 

Big Ten Basketball Tonight: 

Purdue @ #23 Michigan State

 

NFL Playoffs-

Saturday:

Colts @ Bills-Noon 

Rams @ Seahawks- 3:40

Buccaneers @ Washington-7:15 

 

Sunday: 

Ravens @ Titans-Noon 

Bears @ Saints- 3:40

Browns @ Steelers-7:15 

 

This Weekend on WPXN: 

Sunday Night the Fighting Illini look to remain undefeated at  home against Maryland. Pregame begins at 6 with tip at 7 right here on WPXN. 

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