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Bengals and Rams to play in Super Bowl LVI

NFL scores

NFC Championship

Los Angeles 20 San Francisco 17

 

AFC Championship

Cincinnati 27 Kansas City 24

 

Big Ten

Purdue def Ohio St. 81-78

Wisconsin def Minnesota 66-60

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Portland Trail Blazers 130-116

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini take on Wisconsin on Wednesday at the State Farm Center. One player that has stepped up for Illinois is Senior guard Trent Frazier. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says Frazier is a true Illini…

 

 

U of I Men's Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

 

(Herscher–jc)  –  The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers added two more wins to their total over the weekend. Friday night, the Panthers went to Stanford Olympia High School and beat the Spartans 46 to 41. On Saturday, the Panthers were at the Herscher High School shootout and won against the home team 64 to 49. Paxton Buckley Loda Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer says the Panthers played good defense and shot the ball well from behind the arc…

 

 

PBL Panthers Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer


 

IHSA Games today

Girls

St. Thomas More @ Paxton Buckley Loda

Iroquois West @ Oakwood

Fisher @ Heyworth

Armstrong-Potomac @ Hoopeston Area

Milford @ Bismarck Henning


 

Boys

Danville @ Rantoul

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk at 6pm. Hear the latest news of Nascar.

At 7pm it’s the Brad Underwood Show. Hear about the win at Northwestern on Saturday and games with Wisconsin and Indiana this week.

 

Illinois to play at Northwestern on Saturday

IHSA Girls Basketball

Prairie Central def PBL 55-35

Chloe Sisco scored 20 points

 

St. Thomas More def Rantoul 50-16

 

Milford def Cissna Park 51-45

Brylee Wright led with 12 points

 

Hoopeston Area def Iroquois West 45-38

 

Watseka def Armstrong Potomac 47-41

Allie Hoy and Sydney McTaggart each had 12 points

 

Dee Mack def GCMS 65-13

 

Ridgeview def Fisher 48-40

 

St. Joe Ogden def Bloomington Central Catholic 56-27

Peyton Jones had 16 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Charleston 61-20

Cayla Koerner led with 15 points

 

(Champaign–jc)  – University of Illinois Fighting Illini freshman guard Luke Goode hit 3 three point shots in the short handed Illini win against 10th ranked Michigan State earlier this week. Goode says getting into a game as a freshman and contributing to a win is huge…

 

 

University of Illinois Basketball Player Luke Goode


(Paxton–jc)  When the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers play their game, they cause problems for opponents with their athletic ability, especially on defense. P-B-L Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer says that effort needs to be in a game for 32 minutes…

 

 

PBL Boys basketball coach Adam Schonauer

The Panthers play at Olympia tonight and against Herscher tomorrow night


 

IHSA Basketball tonight

Paxton Buckley Loda @ Olympia

Rantoul @ I-V-C in Chillicothe

Oakwood @ Cissna Park

Iroquois West @ Salt Fork

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Dee Mack

Fisher @ Heyworth

Danville Schlarman @ Milford

Mt. Zion @ Mahomet Seymour

 

Saturday

Girls

Paxton Buckley Loda vs  Athens at the Illini Prairie-Sangamo Shootout 

Cissna Park @ Fisher

Armstrong Potomac @ Urbana University High 

 

Boys

PBL @ Herscher shootout against Hersher 6-30 

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Salt Fork

Normal West @ Mahomet Seymour

 

NFL on Sunday

AFC Championship

Cincinnati Bengals vs Kansas City Chiefs

 

NFC Championship

San Francisco 49ers vs LA Rams

 

 

Tonight on WPXN it's IHSA Boys Basketball from Stanford Olympia High School as the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers take on the Spartans. Our pregame starts at 6pm tonight with a special feature on 100 years of Basketball at Cissna Park High School. We will also have updates from the Cissna Park and Oakwood game tonight. The 100 years of basketball program will also air in its entirety on Saturday morning at 8am following our Conxxus On the sidelines program

Saturday on WPXN Illinois basketball as the Illini are on the road at Northwestern. Our coverage, courtesy of the Fighting Illini network begins at 2-30 Saturday afternoon. Tip is set for 3-30. Following Illini basketball, we will have live coverage of the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers in the Herscher shootout at 6-30. The Panthers play the host Tigers.

 

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Big Ten

Michigan def Northwestern 72-70

Indiana def Penn St. 74-57

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Toronto Raptors 111-105

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def Detroit Red Wings 8-5

 

(Cooperstown-dg)-10 time All Star and Legendary Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as the sole member of the 2022 class selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He will join Bud Fowler, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Miniso, Buck O’Neil and Tony Oliva as members of the class of 2022 after they were chosen via committees earlier this winter. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini were missing two starters on Tuesday night when they faced number 10 in the nation in Michigan State. Illini coach Brad Underwood called the game a culture win…

 

 

U of I Mens Basketball Coach Brad Underwood.
Next up for the Illini is a game on Saturday afternoon at Northwestern. Our coverage, courtesy of the Fighting Illini network begins at 2-30 on Saturday

 

IHSA Girls Basketball around the area

Prairie Central @ Paxton Buckley Loda

Ridgeview @ Fisher

Gibson City Melvin Sibley @ Dee Mack

Cissna Park @ Milford

Hoopeston @ Iroquois West

Watseka @ Armstrong-Potomac



















 

 

Illinois def Michigan St. 56-55

IHSA Boys Basketball

Olympia def Rantoul 67-59

 

Hoopeston Area def Cissna Park 58-51

 

Iroquois West def Armstrong Potomac 73-47

Cannon Leonard had a double double with 26 points and 13 rebounds

 

Fisher def DeLand Weldon 56-22

Kobe Bishop had 15 points

 

Milford def Clifton Central 47-36

Aiden Portwood scored 22 points

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Watseka 55-38

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 45-43

Ty Pence and Logan Smith each had 14 points

 

Prairie Central def Monticello 65-61

Tyler Curl led with 17 points

 

Bloomington Central Catholic def Unity 69-48

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Beecher def Iroquois West 53-37

 

Big Ten

Illinois def Michigan St. 56-55

Maryland def Rutgers 68-60 

 

(Champaign–jc)  the University of IllinoisMen’s basketball team is back in first place in the Big 10 conference after a one point win over Michigan State last night at the State Farm Center. The Illini were without Kofi Cockburn and Andre Curbelo, but  Senior Trent Frazier says it was a challenge to the entire team to play “the next man up:...

 

 

U of I Men's Basketball player Trent Frazier.

Next up for the Illini is an away game at Northwestern on Saturday. WPXN will have the game starting with the pre game at 2-30 on Saturday

 

NBA

7pm Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors

NHL

630pm Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  Cissna Park High School is celebrating 100 years of basketball. The Timberwolves host the Oakwood Comets at 7-30 Friday night. WPXN will be airing a special pre game on Cissna Park basketball at 6 on Friday night. We will have coverage of the PBL at Olympia contest as well as the Oakwood versus Cissna Park game on Friday night

 

#24 Illinois takes on #10 Michigan St. tonight at the State Farm Center

IHSA Girls Basketball

Bloomington Central Catholic def PBL 66-39

 

Monticello def Rantoul 42-23

 

Cissna Park def Oakwood 49-44

Mikayla Knake scored 25 points 

 

Salt Fork def Iroquois West 56-23

 

Lexington def GCMS 42-28

 

Milford def Schlarman 63-5

Hunter Mowrey had a double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds

Tiffany Schroeder had a double double with 10 points and 13 rebounds

Brynlee Wright and Anna Hagan added 11 points apiece

 

Watseka def Westville 60-23

Sydney McTaggart scored 24 points

 

St. Joe Ogden def Olympia 50-40

Taylor Wells had 13 points

 

Prairie Central def Chillicothe IVC 41-23

Chloe Sisco had 14 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Mt. Zion 63-41

Cayla Koerner led with 14 points

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Oklahoma City Thunder 111-110


 

NHL

Colorado Avalanche def Chicago Blackhawks 2-0

 

Auburn has climbed to number 1 in the College basketball poll for the first time in school history. Gonzaga sits at number 2, followed by Arizona Baylor and Kansas. Purdue is 6th, Michigan State at 10, Wisconsin at 11, Ohio St at 16, and Illinois at 24.

 

(Paxton–jc)  –  It’s a tough part of the conference schedule for the Lady Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda.  It’s also a time to continue to get better to compete in the Illini Prairie Conference, says PBL Girls Coach Nathan Lawler…

 

 

PBL Girls Basketball Coach Nathan Lawler

 

(Paxton–jc)  The Paxton Buckley Loda Boys basketball team has lost 2 games in a row, one against state ranked Monticello and another this past Saturday against a very good Iroquois West team. PBL Boys coach Adam Schonauer says he knows his team and they will continue to compete…

 

 

PBL Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer

 

IHSA Games tonight

Boys

Olympia @ Rantoul

Cissna Park @ Hoopeston Area

Iroquois West @ Armstrong Potomac

Clifton Central @ Milford 

Mahomet Seymour @ Bloomington

 

Girls

Beecher @ Iroquois West 

 

Big Ten

Illinois vs Michigan St.

Maryland at Rutgers

 

On WPXN…University of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball as Illinois hosts Michigan State. Pre game is set for 5pm and the tip from the State Farm Center is 6pm

Bengals vs Chiefs and 49ers vs Rams to play for Conference Championships

Big Ten

Purdue def Northwestern 80-60

Michigan def Indiana 80-62

 

NBA

Orlando Magic def Chicago Bulls 114-95

 

NFL

Cincinnati Bengals def Tennessee Titans 19-16

San Francisco 49ers def Green Bay Packers 13-10

LA Rams def Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-27

Kansas City Chiefs def Buffalo Bills 42-36 OT

 

NFC Championship

Cincinnati Bengals @ Kansas City Chiefs

San Francisco 49ers @ LA Rams

Winners of both games play in Super Bowl February 13

 

 

 

(Paxton–jc)  –  The Iroquois West Raiders beat the Panthers of Paxton Buckley Loda on Saturday afternoon in Paxton 50 to 38. PBL Boys Coach Adam Schonauer says the team had several lapse times on both sides of the basketball…

 


Iroquois West coach Zach Monk says the team was frustrated by PBL for the first half, but some adjustments to get 6 foot 9 inch junior center Cannon Leonard more involved was the difference in the game…

 

 

 

NBA Tonight

Indiana Pacers @ New Orleans Pelicans

Chicago Bulls @ Oklahoma City Thunder

 

NHL Tonight

Chicago Blackhawks @ Colorado Avalanche

 

IHSA GAMES

Girls

PBL @ Bloomington Central Catholic

Oakwood @ Cissna Park

Iroquois West @ Salt Fork

Fieldcrest @ Fisher

Lexington @ GCMS

Danville Schlarman @ Milford

 

Tonight on WPXN it's Fast Talk. Get the latest news in NASCAR from 6-7. Then it's the Brad Underwood Show from 7-8

 

Illinois at Maryland tonight

IHSA Girls Basketball

Olympia def PBL 58-27

 

Iroquois West def Chrisman 47-34

McKinnley Tilstra led with 12 points

 

St. Joe Ogden def Monticello 55-29

Ashlyn Lannert had 11 points

 

Prairie Central def Unity 51-44

Chloe Sisco led with 15 points

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Hoopeston Area def Armstrong Potomac 53-48

Georgetown Ridgefarm def Oakwood 52-46

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Salt Fork 41-18

 

(Champaign-jm) – Illinois football is adding more size and depth to its offensive line, with Zylon Crisler committing to play for the Illini next season. Crisler is a 6-foot-7, 350-pound recruit out of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, who also had an offer from Southern Miss. Crisler is the second junior college offensive lineman to pledge to play for the Illini so far in the Class of 2022, joining Isaiah Adams, a 6-foot-6, 3200-pound tackle who has already signed with Illinois out of Garden City Community College.

630am updated

 

(Cissna Park–jc)  –Cissna Park Boys Basketball is celebrating 100 years of basketball.  School officials are inviting all players, coaches, managers, and cheerleaders that have made this program what it is today to celebrate on Friday, January 28 at their home game vs. Oakwood.  This game will start at 7:30.  Those in attendance will be invited onto the floor to be recognized prior to the start of the game.

 

(Gilman–jc) The Iroquois West Raiders boys basketball team has 16 wins on the season so far. Iroquois West Raider Coach Zach Monk says some tough games are on the schedule at Paxton Buckley Loda tomorrow and some additional games in the Vermilion Valley conference…

 

 

Iroquois West Boys Basketball Coach Zach Monk

WPXN will be carrying the PBL-Iroquois West game live Saturday afternoon at 2pm.


(Paxton–jc)  The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers are 3 and Oh in Illini Prairie boys basketball conference action. The Panthers head to state ranked Monticello tomorrow night against the Sages.  P-B-L Boys basketball coach Adam Schonauer says the recent win over a very good Pontiac team was one to build on…

 

 

P-B-L Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer


 

IHSA Boys Basketball Tonight

PBL @ Monticello

Tolono Unity @ Rantoul

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Vermillion County Tournament

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin vs Georgetown Ridgefarm 5th place game

Hoopeston Area vs Oakwood 3rd place game

Armstrong Potomac vs Salt Fork Championship


 

IHSA Basketball Saturday

Girls

Milford @ Chrisman

 

Boys

Iroquois West @ PBL

Kankakee Bishop McNamara @ Cissna Park 

Charleston @ Rantoul

Milford @ Chrisman

Glenwood @ Mahomet Seymour

 

NBA Tonight

Chicago Bulls @ Milwaukee Bucks

 

NBA Saturday

Indiana Pacers @ Phoenix Suns

 

NBA Sunday

Chicago Bulls @ Orlando Magic

NHL Tonight

Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks

 

NHL Saturday

Chicago Blackhawks @ Minnesota Wild

 

NFL Divisional Round

Saturday

Cincinnati Bengals @ Tennessee Titans

San Francisco 49ers @ Green Bay Packers

 

Sunday

LA Rams @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buffalo Bills @ Kansas City Chiefs

 

Tonight on WPXN it's Fighting Illini basketball as Illinois is on the road at Maryland. Pregame starts at 5pm courtesy of the Fighting Illini network. Tipoff at 6pm. Then its bonus coverage of IHSA Boys Basketball with PBL and Monticello.

 

Chicago Bulls def Cleveland Cavaliers 117 -104

IHSA Boys Basketball

McLean County Tournament

GCMS def Dee Mack 45-37

Seth Barnes led with 14 points

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

McLean County Tournament

LeRoy def GCMS 45-24

 

Vermillion County Tournament

Armstrong Potomac def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 38-33

Ali Morgan led with 11 points


 

Non Tournament

Watseka def Momence 42-11

 

Big 10 Mens

Rutgers 48 Iowa 36

 

NBA

 

 

(Paxton–jc)-- Paxton Buckley Loda is a new member in the Illini Prairie Conference in all sports this current school year. The Panther football and volleyball teams had good success in conference play. Now it’s time for Illini Prairie basketball action. The Lady Panthers beat Monticello earlier this month. There are tough games each night with the Panthers hosting Stanford Olympia on  Thursday night. P-B-L Girls Coach Nathan Lawler says there are challenges in all Illini Prairie Conference games…

 

 

P-B-L Girls Basketball Coach Nathan Lawler

Our coverage of the P-B-L Girls game with Olympia is set for around 645 tonight with Rob Pacey on the call

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

PBL vs Olympia

Rantoul vs IVC

 

2022 Boys Vermilion County Boys Basketball Tournament

Game 7 — Armstrong-Potomac vs. Hoopeston Area, 5 p.m.

Game 8 — Georgetown-Ridge Farm vs. Oakwood, 6:30 p.m.

Game 9 — Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin vs. Salt Fork, 8 p.m

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr, Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame Friday

IHSA Boys Basketball Scores

PBL def Pontiac 63-60

Mason Bruns led with 15 points

 

Mount Zion def Rantoul 88-72

 

St. Joe Ogden def Prairie Central 64-54

Ty Pence scored 25 points

 

South Newton def Cissna Park 61-50

Malaki Verkler scored his 1000th point for the Timberwolves

 

Iroquois West def Gardner South Wilmington 60-52

Peyton Rhodes scored 21 points

 

Milford def La Salette 54-53 OT

Sawyer Laffoon had 17 points

 

Watseka def St. Anne 59-48

Braiden Walwer scored 22 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Washington 54-51

Byron Lynch led with 13 points

 

Vermillion County Tournament

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 58-30

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Iroquois West def Clifton Central 48-34

McKinley Tilstra had 12 points

 

Urbana def Rantoul 38-35

 

Big Ten

Michigan def Maryland 83-64

Wisconsin def Northwestern 82-76

 

(Champaign-jm) – Former top-100 recruit, and Baylor transfer Dain Dainja has joined the Fighting Illini Basketball program. Dainja is a 6-foot, 9-inch, 270-pound forward with a 7-foot, 7-inch wingspan. He redshirted last season at Baylor, where the Bears won the 2021 NCAA Championship. He played in Baylor's first three games this season before entering the transferring portal, totaling six points and three rebounds in nine minutes of action.

 

(Charlotte-jm) – Dale Earnhardt Jr, Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame Friday night.

 

(Paxton–jc)  –  The Paxton Buckley Loda Boys basketball team got a big win over the Pontiac Indians last night in Illini Prairie Conference action in Paxton. The Indians shot well from the 3 point arc with 7 three pointers in the first half. P-B-L Coach Adam Schonauer says the Panthers did not get rattled and continued to play at a confident level…

 

 

P-B-L Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer

Next up for the panthers is a road game at Monticello on Friday night. It will be bonus coverage following Illinois and Maryland.


NBA Tonight

Cleveland Cavaliers @ Chicago Bulls

Indiana Pacers @ LA Lakers

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball

Iowa @ Rutgers

 

Purdue beats Illinois 96-88 2OT

IHSA Girls Basketball Scores

McLean County Tournament

GCMS def Flanagan Cornell Woodland 45-35

Savannah Shumate led with 14 points

 

Vermillion County Tournament 

Armstrong Potomac def Westville 59-29

Carlyn Crozier had 15 points

 

Non Tournament

PBL def Watseka 38-33

Lorena Arnett scored 21 points

 

Iroquois West def South Newton 44-27

Shea Small had 15 points

 

Olympia def Rantoul 70-22

 

St. Joe Ogden def St. Thomas More 43-28

Peyton Jones led with 11 points

 

Milford def Donovan 35-14

Hunter Mowrey had 9 points

 

Prairie Central def Monticello 57-32

Chloe Sisco scored 21 points

 

Mahomet Seymour def Lincoln 46-37

Cayla Koerner had 13 points

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

McLean County Tournament

Ridgeview def Fisher 51-49

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball

Purdue def Illinois 96-88 2OT

Indiana def Nebraska 78-71

 

NBA

Memphis Grizzlies def Chicago Bulls 119-106

 

NHL

Seattle Kraken def Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 shootout

 

(Champaign-jm) – Illinois tight end Luke Ford announced Monday he will return to the program next season. Ford has played 19 games at Illinois, totaling 17 receptions for 129 yards and two touchdowns. He had his best year last season with 15 receptions for 114 yards and two touchdowns, while also serving as Illinois’ primary blocking tight end.

 

(Champaign-tr) The Fighting Illini Men's Basketball Team put up a fight as they fell to the Purdue Boilermakers 96-88 in double overtime. Fighting Illini Men's Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says that with Purdue playing well, the Illini shooting roughly 30% from the field in the first half, and crucial foul trouble for Cockburnwere issues for Illinois… 

 

 

Fighting Illini Men's Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tonight

IUPUI @ Ohio State

Maryland @ Michigan

Wisconsin @ Northwestern

 

IHSA Basketball Tonight

Girls

Clifton Central @ Iroquois West

 

Boys

Pontiac @ PBL 

South Newton @ Cissna Park

La Sallette @ Milford 

Iroquois West @ Gardner South Wilmington

Rantoul @ Mt. Zion

Washington @ Mahomet Seymour

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live at 6pm then its IHSA Boys basketball as the Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers host the Pontiac Indians. Broadcast to start around 7pm

 

Illinois takes on Purdue today at 11am

NFL Playoffs

Saturday

Cincinnati Bengals def LV Raiders 26-19

Buffalo Bills def New England Patriots 46-17

 

Sunday

Tampa Bay Bucs def Philadelphia Eagles 31-15

San Francisco 49ers def Dallas Cowboys 23-17

Kansas City Chiefs def Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21

 

Big Ten Basketball

Ohio St def Penn St. 61-55

Iowa def Minnesota 81-71

 

(Champaign-jm) – Illinois tight end Michael Marchese will return for the 2022 season. Marchese was granted a sixth year at the University of Illinois by the NCAA. Marchese was an Academic All-Big Ten performer, Wuerffel Trophy watch list honoree, and Allstate Good Works Team nominee in 2021.

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini take on number 7 Purdue later this morning at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Illini Mens Basketball coach Brad Underwood talks about one of his seniors in Trent Frazier and layups…

 

 

U of I Mens Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

 

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Today

Purdue @ Illinois - 11

Indiana @ Nebraska - 5

 

NFL Tonight 

Arizona Cardinals vs LA Rams

 

NBA Today

Chicago Bulls @ Memphis Grizzlies - 2:30

 

NHL Today

Chicago Blackhawks @ Seattle Kraken -

 

IHSA Basketball

Girls

PBL @ Watseka

Iroquois West @ South Newton

Donovan @ Milford

 

Today on WPXN, it’s Illini basketball from the State Farm Center in Champaign as the number 25 Illini hosting number 7th ranked Purdue. Broadcast start courtesy of the fighting Illini network is 10 this morning.

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk from 6pm to 7pm

Illinois improves to 3-0 in Big Ten with 76-53 win over Minnesota

IHSA Boys Basketball   

Cissna Park def Westville 54-47

Malaki Verkler led with 18 points

 

Iroquois West def Georgetown Ridgefarm 77-42

Cannon Leonard had a double double with 31 points and 18 rebounds

 

Watseka def Chrisman 59-42

Hunter Meyer had 18 points

 

GCMS def Fisher 65-35

Ty Cribbett had 18 points

 

St. Joe Ogden def Williamsville 62-55

Ty Pence scored 25 points

 

El Paso Gridley def Prairie Central 67-55

 

Mahomet Seymour def Rantoul 50-36

Quenton Rogers scored 24 points

 

IHSA Girls Basketball

Watseka def Chrisman 60-28

Allie Hoy had 19 points

 

Big Ten

Illinois def Minnesota 76-53

Rutgers def Michigan 75-67

 

NHL 

Colorado Avalanche def Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 OT

 

(Minnesota–jc)  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers 76 to 53 last night. U of I Men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood says the team had good “effort” in the game after a long lay off from the Missouri game…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

Next up for the Illini is a home game tomorrow at 6pm against Maryland. The game will see Illini great Ayo Dysunmu, now a Chicago Bull, have his number honored.

 

Big Ten

Nebraska at Michigan St.

Penn St. at Northwestern

 

Fighting Illini at Minnesota tonight

IHSA Girls Basketball

Hoopeston Area def PBL 44-43

 

IHSA Boys Basketball

Salt Fork def Armstrong Potomac 62-49

 

NBA Scores

Chicago Bulls def Orlando Magic 102-98

 

Baylor remains the number 1 seed in the latest AP college basketball rankings. Duke comes in 2nd, Purdue 3rd, Gonzaga 4th and UCLA rounds out the top 5. Michigan State is 10th, Ohio State 13th and Wisconsin is 23rd. 


 

IHSA Tonight

Girls

Cissna Park @ Clifton Central 

 

Boys

Milford @ Salt Fork 

Danville Schlarman @ Armstrong Potomac

Mahomet Seymour @ Rantoul

Georgetown Ridge Farm @ Iroquois West

Cissna Park @ Westville

GCMS @ Fisher

 

NHL Tonight

Colorado Avalanche @ Chicago Blackhawks

 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tonight

Illinois @ Minnesota

Michigan @ Rutgers


 

Today on WPXN ….it’s Illinois Men’s basketball as the Fighting Illini are on the road at Minnesota. Broadcast starts at 5pm with the tip just past 6.

 

Packers and Bears win, Colts lose

NFL Scores

Chicago Bears def New York Giants 29-3

Las Vegas Raiders def Indianapolis Colts 23-20

Green Bay Packers def Minnesota Vikings 37-10

 

NHL

Calgary Flames def Chicago Blackhawks 5-1

 

(Paxton–jc)  –  The Paxton Buckley Loda Panthers Boys Basketball team starts the new year with a road game in the Illini Prairie Conference and a “shootout” game this week. P-B-L Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer says the challenge is to get better each day…

 

 

PBL Boys Basketball Coach Adam Schonauer

The Panthers get back into action this week in Rantoul on Friday night

The Panthers are one of several local teams in the 20-22 Christie Clinic Shootout at St Joe Ogden High School on Saturday

 

NBA Tonight

Orlando Magic @ Chicago Bulls

 

IHSA Girls Basketball Tonight

PBL at Hoopeston Area

GCMS @ Fisher

 

Tonight on WPXN it’s Fast Talk from 6pm to 7pm…the latest news of Nascar.  then its the Brad Underwood Show from 7pm to 8pm. The University of Illinois Fighting Illini are on the road on Tuesday at Minnesota. WPXN will have the game starting at 5pm with the pre game show courtesy of the Fighting Illini network. Tip is just past 6.

 

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