SPORTS

NHL Scores: 

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-0. Alex DeBrincat and Phillpp Kurashev both scored for the Hawks. 

 

NBA Scores: 

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons 105-102. The Bulls were led in scoring by Zach LaVine with 37. LaVine also tallied 5 rebounds and 5 assists. 


 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Football squad was scheduled to open their 2021 campaign in Dublin Ireland against Nebraska. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty that surrounds it, that game has been moved to Champaign. “This is very disappointing for our athletic program, our team and for the fans who were planning to attend the game in Dublin” said Illini Athletic Director Josh Whiteman. The Illini are planning to return to the Aer (Air) Lingus College Football Classic in the future. 

 

 

(Chicago-cf)-- For the first time since 2008, the Chicago White Sox made the postseason in the pandemic shortened season last year. There are high expectations on the South Siders to start this year as players start reporting to Training Camp. General Manager Rick Hahn says this year is “World Series or bust” for the Sox with all of the roster moves, and players returning for this season. Stay tuned to WPXN sportscasts for the latest on Spring Training and regular season Cubs, Cardinals and White Sox baseball. 

 

 

(Urbana-cf)-- The Fighting Illini Baseball team has set their upcoming schedule for the 2021 season. It will be an all Big Ten schedule this season which includes 47 games. The Illini open their season March 5-7 in Greenville South Carolina against Ohio State. 

 

 

(Daytona-cf)-- The Daytona 500 is now in the rearview mirror but the drivers didn’t leave. They will be running the road course this weekend at Daytona. The road course has already been run with the Busch Clash that took place last Thursday. Driver Chase Elliot details what he learned last week… 

 

 

Nascar Driver Chase Elliot 

 

 

IHSA Girls Basketball Tonight: 

PBL @ Iroquois West 

Watseka vs Cissna Park

Rantoul @ Monticello

Fisher @ Heyworth

Milford vs Hoopeston Area

Mahomet-Seymour @ Lincoln

 

NHL Tonight: 

San Jose Sharks @ St. Louis Blues 

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tonight: 

#11 Iowa @ #22 Wisconsin

#4 Ohio State @ Penn State 

Rutgers @ #3 Michigan 


 

Tonight on WPXN it's IHSA Girls Basketball. Rob Pacey will be on the call tonight as the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers visit the Iroquois West Raiders. Pregame gets underway at 6:45 with tip at 7.

 

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