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SPORTS Archives for 2022-03

Number 1 seeds Gonzaga and Arizona upset

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin 21-10

Peyton Jones had 3 hits and 5 RBI

Addy Martinie hit a homerun

 

NCAA Tournament

Arkansas def Gonzaga 74-68

Villanova def Michigan 63-55

Duke def Texas Tech 78-73

Houston def Arizona 72-60

 

NBA

New Orleans Pelicans def Chicago Bulls 126-109

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def LA Kings 4-3 Shootout

 

New

(Undated-jm) – Officials are looking for a stadium to host the state’s high school football championships. The football finals have alternated between Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University and Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois. A spokesman for the Illinois High School Association said the board would prefer that the finals be held at the same place every year.

 

(Nascar-tr) – The next Nascar Series Race will be the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas March 26th. Nascar Cup Series Driver William Byron says braking will be very important for this upcoming race…

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver William Byron 

 

NCAA Tournament tonight

Purdue vs St. Peter’s

Kansas vs Providence

UCLA vs North Carolina

Miami vs Iowa St.


 

Saturday on WPXN its Xfinity series racing with the Pit Boss 250 from Circuit of the Americas track in Austin, Texas at 3pm

 

On Sunday its NASCAR Cup series racing EchoPark Texas Grand Prix Cup race from Circuit of the Americas track in Austin, Texas at 1:30pm

 

NCAA Sweet Sixteen begins tonight

IHSA Baseball

PBL def St. Teresa 10-7

Noah Steiner had 3 hits and 2 RBI and 2 runs

 

IHSA Softball

St. Joe Ogden def Champaign Central 14-1

Shayne Immke had 3 hits including a homerun

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def Anaheim  Ducks 4-2

 

(Nascar-tr) – The next Nascar Series Race will be the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas March 26th. Nascar Cup Series Driver Kurt Busch has already checked the weather for this weekend's race… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kurt Busch 

 

NCAA Tournament games tonight

Gonzaga vs Arkansa 

Villanova vs Michigan

Duke vs Texas Tech

Arizona vs Houston

 

NBA tonight

Chicago Bulls at New Orleans Pelicans

 

NHL tonight

Chicago Blackhawks at LA Kings

 

NASCAR heads to the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas

IHSA Softball

Hoopeston Area def PBL 11-6

 

NBA

Milwaukee Bucks def Chicago Bulls 126-98

 

(Nascar-tr) – The next Nascar Series Race will be the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas March 26th. Nascar Cup Series Driver Chase Elliott shares his thoughts on driving a new car in a road course race… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Chase Elliott

 

Illinois hires new Women's Basketball coach

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Centennial 7-4

Noah Steiner had 2 hits and 3 RBI

 

Rantoul def Villa Grove 10-9

Hayden Cargo had 3 hits

 

Cissna Park def Fisher 6-4

Gavin Savoree had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

GCMS def Ridgeview 12-2

Ty Cribbett and Zach Price each had 2 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Blue Ridge 11-1

Gavin Pakerson and Lane Morgan combined for a no hitter

 

Mahomet Seymour def Danville 16-0

Blake Wolters threw a perfect game with 11 strikeouts

 

IHSA Softball

Fisher def PBL 13-1

Kylan Arndt had 3 hits and 3 RBI

 

Armstrong Potomac def Blue Ridge 13-2

Brynn Spenser and Laney Duden each had 2 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Prairie Central 3-0

Karley Yergler had 15 strikeouts

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Toronto Raptors 113-99

 

(Champaign-dg)-The Fighting Illini Women’s Basketball team has a new coach. Shauna Green has been named the new head coach after Nancy Fahey retired at the end of the season. Green spent her last 6 seasons at Dayton and led the Flyers to 5 Atlantic 10 regular season titles and 4 NCAA Tournament appearances

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live. The latest news of Nascar from 6pm to 7pm.

 

William Byron wins at Atlanta

NCAA Tournament

Big Ten

Houston def Illinois 68-53

Villanova def Ohio St. 71-61

Duke def Michigan St. 85-76

Iowa St. def Wisconsin 54-49

Purdue def Texas 81-71

 

Michigan and Purdue were the only teams in the Big Ten to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. Michigan will play Villanova on Thursday and Purdue will play the Cinderella team in St. Peter’s on Friday.

 

NHL

Winnipeg Jets def Chicago Blackhawks 6-4

 

IESA

Congratulations to the Cissna Park Wildcats 8th grade Volleyball team on finishing 2nd at State. They lost 25-20 and 25-22 to Lincoln West Broadwell.


 

NASCAR

The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway met all expectations and proved to be chaotic and thrilling. William Byron won his 3rd career race that saw 46 lead changes, high speeds and several wrecks. Ross Chastain finished second, with Kurt Busch, Daniel Suarez and Corey Lajoie rounding out the top 5. 

 

All

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Hear the latest news of Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

Illinois to take on Chattanooga today in NCAA Tournament

IHSA Softball

Rantoul def Hoopeston Area 4-3

Emily Curtis had 15 strikeouts

 

Clifton Central def GCMS 

 

Armstrong Potomac def Georgetown Ridgefarm 10-0

Cami Saltsgaver and Denley Heller each hit a homerun

 

Milford def Donovan 13-2

Emmaleah Marshino hit 2 homeruns

 

Watseka def Grant Park 5-1

Brianna Denault had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

IHSA Baseball

Mahomet Seymour def PBL 18-1

 

Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin def Iroquois West 9-4

 

Grant Park def Watseka 12-10

 

Clifton Central def GCMS 11-6

 

NCAA Tournament  Big Ten

Michigan def Colorado St. 75-63

Richmond def Iowa 67-63

St. Mary’s def Indiana 82-53

 

(Gibson City-dg)-Some of the area’s top senior basketball players will match up Saturday. All Star boys and girls teams from the Illini Prairie and HOIC will play at GCMS High School in Gibson City. The girls will tip at 5pm and the boys game is scheduled for 7pm. This event is sponsored by WGCY radio in Gibson City.

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini get into N-C-A-A tournament action later today in Pittsburg against Chattanooga. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the emergence of Coleman Hawkins has helped the team…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. You can hear the Illini game here on WPXN starting at 4-30.

 

 

It’s Illini basketball on WPXN starting at 4-30 this afternoon. The University of Illinois Fighting Illini take on the Mocs of Chattanooga University in the second round of the N-C-A-A Men’s basketball Tournament.

 

Saturday we have our second Live Action Auction with Becky Puetz. The bidding, buying and saving start at 8am.

Nascar racing on Saturday Xfinity race from Atlanta Motor Speedway at 3-30 with the Nally Cars 250

Sunday its the Folds of Honor 500 Nascar Cup Series race at 1pm

 

llinois junior center Kofi Cockburn has been voted a first-team All-American

IHSA Softball

Armstrong Potomac def PBL 13-11

 

Fisher def Dwight 4-3

Kylan Arndt had 2 hits and 2 RBI

 

NCAA Tournament Play in Games

Wright St. def Bryant 93-82

Notre Dame def Rutgers 89-87 2 OT

 

NBA

Utah Jazz def Chicago Bulls 125-110

 

Champaign, ILL.– Illinois junior center Kofi Cockburn has been voted a first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), one of three Big Ten players selected to the first team. Cockburn has garnered first-team All-America accolades from every single outlet that has announced their awards to date, keeping the junior center on track for consensus first-team All-America designation by the NCAA. 

Ochai Agbaji, Kansas

Kofi Cockburn, Illinois

Johnny Davis, Wisconsin

Jaden Ivey, Purdue

Oscar Tshiebwe, Kentucky

 

(Nascar-tr) – The NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 is set for Sunday March 20th at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Nascar Cup Series Driver Michael McDowell says Atlanta will have some new challenges, but went on to say every driver has the ability to adapt… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Michael McDowell

 

 

(Champaign–jc)  – Approach the tournament focused, businesslike, and to have fun playing the games. That is how the Illini want to proceed in this year’s N-C-A-A men’s basketball tournament. Illini Junor Center, Kofi Cockburn says the excitement is there, but they are focused…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball player Kofi Cockburn. You can hear the Illini game on Friday afternoon starting at 4-30 here on WPXN.

 

Indiana and Texas Southern advance in NCAA Tournament

Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin def PBL 7-0

 

Villa Grove def GCMS 12-2

 

Milford/Cissna Park def Donovan 16-1

Abby Storm had 3 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Unity 4-3

Karley Yergler had 10 strikeouts

 

IHSA Baseball

PBL def Bismarck Henning/Rossville Alvin 3-1

Kayden Snelling had 3 RBI

 

St. Joe Ogden def Armstrong Potomac 14-2

Adam Price had 3 hits with 5 RBI

 

Mahomet Seymour def Unity 16-2

Blake Wolters had 3 hits including a homerun

 

 

NCAA Play in Games

Indiana def Wyoming 66-58

Texas Southern def Texas A & M Corpus Christi 76-67

 

NHL

Boston Bruins def Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 OT

 

(Nascar-tr) – The NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 is set for Sunday March 20th at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Nascar Cup Series Driver Michael McDowell compares Atlanta to a few other tracks but doesn’t know what to expect… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Michael McDowell

 

(Champaign–jc) It takes 6 games to win the N-C-A-A Men’s basketball championship. Fans and media can look at possibilities, but coaches stress one game at a time. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says it has to be a one game at a time mentality…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

You can hear the Illini game live on WPXN starting at 4-30 Friday afternoon. The Illini take on Chattanooga.

 

 

 

 

NCAA Play-in Games start tonight

IHSA Baseball

Milford def Watseka 18-1

Nicholas Warren went 3-3 with a homerun and 4 RBI

 

IHSA Softball

Westville def Rantoul 11-0

 

Milford/Cissna Park def Watseka 21-6

Emaleah Marshino hit a grand slam and had 6 RBI

Brynlee Wright also hit a grand slam 

 

NBA

Sacramento Kings def Chicago Bulls 112-103

 

(Champaign—jc) The University of Illinois Fighting Illini take on Chattanooga on Friday evening in the second round of the N-C-A-A tournament. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says you need to prepare, but also you need to have fun…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. You can hear the game live on WPXN starting at 4-30 Friday afternoon with the pre game show. Tip from Pittsburgh is just before 6pm.

 

(Nascar-tr) – The Ruoff Mortgage 500 at Phoenix Raceway proved to be an exciting race with Chase Briscoe claiming his 1st career Nascar Cup Series win. Nascar Cup Series Driver Ross Chastain shared his experience after crashing during the previous race at Auto Club…

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Ross Chastain.

 

Tonight on WPXN its Nascar Live. Hear the latest news of Nascar from 6 until 7.

 

Illinois to play against Chattanooga on Friday

Big Ten Tournament

Iowa def Purdue 75-66

 

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The bracket is officially set for the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.The Big Ten regular-season champion Illinois Fighting Illini (22-9) are the No. 4 seed in the South region and will open their NCAA Tournament run against No. 13 seed Chattanooga (27-7) in the first round on Friday in Pittsburgh, Pa. Game time is set for 5:50 p.m. CT and will be televised on TNT. Illinois is making its 32nd overall NCAA Tournament appearance, and second in a row after earning a No. 1 seed last year.Illinois owns an all-time NCAA Tournament record of 41-32. Coach Underwood, meanwhile, will be making his sixth NCAA Tournament appearance in nine years as a head coach. The Big Ten has a conference-record nine teams in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.

 

NFL NEWS

(Tampa-dg)-Tom Brady is back. Less than two months into his retirement, Brady said he had some unfinished business. He will play his 23rd season with the Tampa Bay Bucs.

 

(Monticello–jc)  Congratulations to the Monticello Sages Boys basketball team. They finished runner up in the 2-A State Boys Basketball tournament on Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Nashville won over Monticello 32 to 31.  Yorkville Christian won the 1-A title. Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin won 3-A and Glenbard West were champions in the IHSA Class 4-A on Saturday in Champaign. 

 

(Phoenix–jc)  Chase Briscoe was the winner at Phoenix on Sunday in the Nascar Cup series. M-R-N radio was there…

 

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini heard their name being selected as one of 68 teams for the N-C-A-A tournament this year. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says its a good day to hear your name…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

You can hear the Illini vs Chattanooga game on Friday here on WPXN

 

 

Tonight on WPXN its Fast Talk. Hear the latest news of Nascar from 6 until7. Then its the Brad Underwood Show from 7 until 8pm.

 

Illinois takes on Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament today

Big Ten Tournament

Indiana def Michigan 74-69

Iowa def Northwestern 112-76

Michigan St. def  Maryland 76-72

Penn St. Ohio St. 71-68

 

NHL

Boston Bruins def Chicago Blackhawks 4-3

 

(Champaign–jc) The Illini Prairie Boys Basketball Conference has one of its members in Saturday’s 2-A state championship game. The Monticello Sages won over Taylor Ridge Rockridge on Thursday by a score of 54 to 38. The Sages take on Nashville high school who won in double overtime on Thursday.

 

(Champaign–jc)

IHSA 3-A semi  finals

10am St Ignatius vs Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin, then Metamora versus Chicago Simeon

 

IHSA 4-A semi finals

2-30pm Chicago Whitney Young versus Barrington then Bolingbrook versus Glenbard West

 

State Championship games  Saturday 

1-A 11am Liberty vs Yorkville Christian

2-A 2-30pm Monticello vs Nashville

3-A title game is set for 5-30 followed by the 4-A title game at 7pm


(Indianapolis–jc)  –  The University of Illinois Fighting Illini play the Indiana Hoosiers in the quarterfinals of the Big 10 Men's Conference tournament later this morning. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says after a regular season with a conference championship, its time to take your game to a higher level…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood.  You can hear the U of I and Indiana game live starting at 9-30 this morning. Tip from Indianapolis is just past 10-30.

 

(Nascar-tr) – The Ruoff Mortgage 500 at Phoenix Raceway is the next Nascar Cup Series Race and, what many call, part of the “West Coast Swing”. Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Dillon shares his thoughts on how he thinks his car will perform out in Phoenix… 

 

 

 Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Dillon

 

Big Ten Tournament

Illinois vs Indiana 10:30am

Iowa vs Rutgers 1pm

Michigan St. vs Wisconsin 5:30

Purdue vs Penn St. 8pm

 

Today on WPXN its Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament. Our coverage begins at 9:30 with tip at 10:30.

 

Saturday on WPXN its either Fighting Illini Basketball or Xfinity racing.

 

On Sunday its either Fighting Illini Basketball or NASCAR Cup Series Racing. 

 

Aaron Rodgers to stay in Green Bay

Big Ten

Northwestern def Nebraska 71-69

Penn St. def Minnesota 60-51

 

NBA

Chicago Bulls def Detroit Pistons 114-108


 

(Green Bay-dg)-It looks like Aaron Rodgers is staying in Green Bay. The Future Hall of Famer is reported to have signed a 4 year 200 million dollar deal. The Denver Broncos also made a huge move in getting quarterback Russell Wilson from the Seattle Seahawks in return for many draft picks and a couple of players.

 

(Nascar-tr) – The Ruoff Mortgage 500 at Phoenix Raceway is the next Nascar Cup Series Race and, what many call, part of the “West Coast Swing”. Nascar Cup Series Driver Kurt Busch talks about evaluating the season in 5 race chunks… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Kurt Busch 

 

(Champaign–jc) Fresh off a senior night win at the State Farm Center and a co-Big Ten Championship, the University of Illinois Fighting Illini head into conference tournament play tomorrow morning in Indianapolis. U of I Men’s Basketball coach Brad Underwood says the team does not take the double-doubles for granted from Kofi Cockburn…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood


 

IHSA Final Four games today at the State Farm Center in Champaign

1A

10am Steeleville vs Yorkville Christian

11-45am Scales Mound vs Liberty

 

2A

2-30pm Monticello vs Taylor Ridge Rockridge

4pm Chicago Depaul College Prep vs Nashville

Winners play for the state championship on Saturday. Third place games are set for later today in Champaign

 

Big Ten Tournament

Michigan vs Indiana 10:30am

Iowa vs Northwestern 

Michigan St. vs Maryland 6:30pm

Ohio St. vs Penn St.

 

Illini's Cockburn, Frazier and Plummer earn Big Ten honors

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def Anaheim Ducks 8-3

 

630am

(Undated–jc)  Wisconsin’s Johnny Davis is the Big 10 Men's Player of the year. Joining Davis on the first team are Kofi Cockburn of Illinois, Keegan Murray of Iowa, Jaden Ivey of Purdue and E J Liddell of Ohio State. Illinois’s Trent Frazer was named to the 2nd team and Alfonso Plummer on the 3rd team. Frazier was also named to the first team all Defensive team. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  – Illini Men’s basketball finished at the top of the Big 10 Conference this year. Two tournaments are ahead for the program. First its the Big 10 Tournament which starts today in Indianapolis. Then its the NCAA Tournament later this month. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood reflects on his coaches and players getting the program to a higher level…

 

 

Fighting Illini Men's Basketball Coach Brad Underwood 

The Fighting Illini get into Big 10 tournament action on Friday morning. Hear the game live on WPXN starting at 9-30 Friday morning

 

Big Ten

Nebraska vs Northwestern

Minnesota vs Penn St.

 

Illinois will play Friday in Big Ten Tournament

IHSA Boys Basketball

1A SuperSectional

Yorkville Christian def Lexington 71-33

 

2A SuperSectional

Monticello def Bloomington Central Catholic 62-44

 

NBA

Philadelphia 76ers def Chicago Bulls 121-106

 

(Champaign–jc)  –  The University of Illinois are Big 10 Regular Season co-Champions after their win over Iowa on Sunday. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says the Big 10 is the best league in the country…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood. Next up for the U of I Men’s Basketball team is a Friday game in the Big 10 Tournament at Indianapolis.

 

Illinois claims share of Big Ten Title with 74-72 win over Iowa

Big Ten

Illinois def Iowa 74-72

Nebraska def Wisconsin 74-73

Michigan def Ohio St. 75-69

Michigan St. def Maryland 77-67

Rutgers def Penn St. 59-58

 

NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning def Chicago Blackhawks 6-3

 

The Fighting Illini pulled out a 74-72 win over Iowa to secure a share of the Big Ten title. The award was also made possible with the help of Nebraska beating Wisconsin earlier in the day. Head Coach Brad Underwood said he is proud of the team.

 

 

Fighting Illini Head Coach Brad Underwood

 

(Undated–jc)  –  The Big Ten Conference announced the bracket for the 2022 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by TIAA that will take place March 9-13 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Illinois (22-8, 15-5 Big Ten) earned the top seed in the field and a double bye into the quarterfinals, which will be played on Friday, March 11. No. 2 Wisconsin (24-6, 15-5), No. 3 Purdue (25-6, 14-6) and No. 4 Rutgers (18-12, 12-8) also claimed double byes and will open postseason action on Friday. The 25th annual tournament begins on Wednesday, March 9, with a pair of games. No. 12 seed Northwestern (14-15, 7-13) faces No. 13 Nebraska (10-21, 4-16) in the opener at 6 p.m. ET. No. 11 Penn State (12-16, 7-13) plays No. 14 Minnesota (13-16, 4-16) 25 minutes after the conclusion of the Northwestern-Nebraska game.

 

Champaign, ILL.– Fighting Illini center Kofi Cockburn is on the 2022 National Ballot for the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy's, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Saturday on ESPN College GameDay.This is the second year in a row that Cockburn is on the national ballot after being selected to the Wooden Award All-American Team last season. The Big Ten leads all conferences with five selections on this year's 15-player ballot.

 

NASCAR

Alex Bowman and Kyle Larson went wheel to Wheel Sunday in a 2 lap overtime shootout at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Bowman bested the reigning NASCAR champion for his first win of the season. Ross Chastain finished third followed by Kyle Busch and William Byron.

 

IHSA SuperSectional Boys Basketball games

1-A  6pm tonight at Southern Illinois University

Macan Meridian vs Steelville

 

1-A 6pm at Illinois State University

Lexington vs Yorkville Christian

 

2-A 6pm Bank of Springfield Center

Monticello vs Bloomington Central Catholic

 

Tonight on WPXN, its Fast Talk. hear the latest news of Nascar from 6pm to 7pm Then its the Brad Underwood Show. The Illini are Big 10 regular season champions with the conference tournament this week and the N-C-A-A tournament next week. The Brad Underwood Show from 7 to 8 tonight on WPXN.

 

Illinois wins 60-55 over Penn St.

Big Ten

Illinois def Penn St. 60-55

Ohio St. def Michigan St. 80-69

Iowa def Michigan 82-71

 

NBA 

Atlanta Hawks def Chicago Bulls 130-124

 

NHL

Chicago Blackhawks def Edmonton Oilers 4-3 OT

 

(Champaign–jc)  It was a game of possessions last night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. The University of Illinois Fighting Illini came out on top of Penn State by a score of 60 to 55. U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says it was the type of game he expected…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

Next up for the Illini is Senior Day on Sunday evening against the Iowa Hawkeyes.


 

(Nascar-tr) – The West Coast Swing is a time for many drivers in Nascar to test their cars and crews ability. Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Cindric gives an example of change being opportunity.. 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Cindric


Tonight on WPXN it’s IHSA Boys Basketball Sectional final action as Monticello takes on El Paso Gridley. Pregame at 6:45 with tip off at 7pm.

 

Then its our Live Action auction from 8-10.

 

Saturday afternoon its Xfinity racing with the Alsco Uniforms 300 at 3pm

 

On Sunday it’s NASCAR Cup series racing with the Pennzoil 400 at 1:30pm from Las Vegas.

 

Then it’s Fighting Illini Basketball as Illinois takes on Iowa for the final regular season game at 5:30.

 

Illinois takes on Penn St. at State Farm Center tonight

IHSA Boys Basketball Scores

1A

Decatur St. Teresa def Milford 61-57

 

2A

El Paso Gridley def St. Joe Ogden 45-32

 

3A

Decatur MacArthur def Mahomet Seymour 65-62 OT

 

Big Ten

Rutgers def Indiana 66-63

Maryland def Minnesota 84-73

 

(Undated-jm) – The Vermilion Valley Conference has released their all conference for girls basketball. Selected for all conference is: Kyla Bullington of Armstrong Potomac, Sophia Rome of Bismarck Henning Rossville Alvin, Mikayla Knake of Cissna Park, Tori Birge of Hoopeston Area, Anna Hagan of Milford, Addie Wright of Oakwood, Alexa Jamison and Macie Russell of Salt Fork and Sydney McTaggart and Allie Hoy of Watseka. 

 

(Champaign–jc)  University of Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood says Senior Trent Frazier is always looking to get everyone involved, getting the ball to the hot hand. Underwood says he also wants Frazier to be hungry to score…

 

 

U of I Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Underwood

 

Next up for the Illini is a home game tonight. You can hear the broadcast here 


 

(Nascar-tr) – With the Wise Power 400 in the books, Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Cindric is optimistic and says it's about who learns the most in the early phases… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Austin Cindric


 

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tonight

Penn State @ Illinois

Michigan State @ Ohio State

Iowa @ Michigan

NBA Tonight

Chicago Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks - 6pm

 

NHL Tonight

Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks - 7:30 pm

 

Tonight on WPXN its Illini Basketball as the Fighting Illini take on Penn State. Our coverage begins at 5pm, courtesy of the Fighting Illini network. The tip from the State Farm Center in Champaign is set for just past 6pm

 

MLB has lost the first 2 series as negotiations stall

IHSA Boys Basketball Sectionals

1A

Lexington def Decatur Lutheran 69-61

Tuscola def Effingham St. Anthony 51-48

 

2A

Monticello def Herscher 37-25

Bloomington Central Catholic def Auburn 58-46


 

3A

Sacred Heart Griffin def Centennial 58-50

 

Big Ten

Nebraska def Ohio St. 78-70

Michigan def Michigan St. 87-70

Wisconsin def Purdue 70-67


Major League Baseball's season has been shortened. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred canceled the first 2 series after players rejected the league's offer on Tuesday. It's not clear when negotiations will resume.

 

(St Joseph–jc)  The St Joseph Ogden Spartans are in the 2-A Sectional semi finals tonight against state ranked El Paso Gridley. It has been an interesting year for the Spartans and they are playing their best basketball now, says St. Joe Ogden Boys Basketball Coach Kiel Duval…

 

 

St Joe Ogden Boys Basketball Coach Kiel Duval

 

1-A

Watseka Sectional

7pm Wednesday Milford vs Decatur St Teresa

7pm Friday 1-A Boys Sectional Final

6pm Monday March 7 ISU-Redbird Area Supersectional

2-A 

Central Clifton Sectional

7pm Wednesday St Joe Ogden vs El Paso Gridley

7pm Friday 2-A Boys Sectional Final

6pm Monday March 7 Springfield-Bank of Springfield Center Supersectional

3-A 

Danville Sectional

7pm Wednesday Mahomet Seymour vs Decatur MacArthur 

7pm Friday 3-A Boys Sectional Final

7-30pm Monday March 7  Springfield-Bank of Springfield Center Supersectional

 

Big Ten

Rutgers at Indiana

Minnesota at Maryland

 

Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Boys Sectional semi final action from Central Clifton high school. St. Joe Ogden takes on El Paso Gridley. Our pregame is set for 6-45 with the opening tip at 7pm.

 

Gonzaga and Arizona remain the top 2 teams in the latest NCAA College Basketball Poll

IHSA Girls SuperSectional games

1-A

At Serena High School

Serena 46 Ridgeview 34

2-A 

At Morton College

Fieldcrest 42 Chicago Noble 40

3-A

At Highland High School

Bethalto 53 Mahomet Seymour 48

 

Big Ten

Iowa def Northwestern 82-61

 

NBA

Miami Heat def Chicago Bulls 112-99

 

NCAA

Saturday saw an unprecedented event in college basketball, the top six ranked teams all lost. It created some big changes in the rankings except at the top. Gonzaga kept the number 1 spot and Arizona stayed at number 2. Baylor rose to number 3, Duke came in at number 4 and Auburn dropped to number 5. Kansas, Kentucky, Purdue, Providence and Wisconsin round out the top 10. Illinois came in at 20, with Ohio St. at 23 and Iowa at 24.

 

(Nascar-tr) – After a dramatic 4 lap sprint, Kyle Larson claimed victory at The Wise Power 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana California. Nascar Cup Series Driver Alex Bowman shares how his experience with new crew chief, Greg Ives, has been a good one… 

 

 

Nascar Cup Series Driver Alex Bowman

 

(St.joe-tr) – The St. Joseph Ogden Boys Basketball Team took on the Unity Rockets last Friday and claimed victory by a score of 58 to 50. St. Joseph Ogden Boys Basketball Coach Kiel Duval says taking shots at the right time can change a game…

 

 

 St. Joe-Ogden  Boys Basketball Coach Kiel Duval

 

1-A

Watseka Sectional

7pm Tuesday Lexington vs Decatur Lutheran

7pm Wednesday Milford vs Decatur St Teresa

7pm Friday 1-A Boys Sectional Final

6pm Monday March 7 ISU-Redbird Area Supersectional

 

2-A 

Central Clifton Sectional

7pm Tuesday Herscher vs Monticello

7pm Wednesday St Joe Ogden vs El Paso Gridley

7pm Friday 2-A Boys Sectional Final

6pm Monday March 7 Springfield-Bank of Springfield Center Supersectional

 

3-A 

Danville Sectional

7pm Tuesday Champaign Centennial vs Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin

7pm Wednesday Mahomet Seymour vs Decatur MacArthur 

7pm Friday 3-A Boys Sectional Final

7-30pm Monday March 7  Springfield-Bank of Springfield Center Supersectional


Tonight on WPXN its IHSA Boys Sectional semi final action from Central Clifton high school. Monticello takes on Herscher. Our pre game is set for 6-45 with the opening tip at 7pm. Joel Cluver and Eric Gerdes on the call tonight for WPXN Sports. 

 

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