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9 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
However, Bloomington Central Catholic's Parker Goodlick came off the bench to score 11 points in the second quarter and cut the Nashville lead down to 24-20 by halftime.
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13 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Mooseheart's J.J. Odunsi is carried by fans as the Red Ramblers celebrate their first basketball state championship after topping Heyworth 63-47 at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday.
15 hrs ago | Daily Herald
With South Elgin's tough but spirited loss to Rockford Auburn in Friday's Class 4A boys sectional final at Chesbrough Field House, the book officially closed on the Fox Valley basketball season.
20 hrs ago | The Southtown Star
Marian Catholic poses with the Section Championship plaque after defeating Homewood-Flossmoor for the Thornton Sectional Championship, Friday, March 14th, 2014 in Harvey "It was either win or go home, so you have to play your heart out," Ulis said after leading Marian Catholic to a 71-60 victory over Homewood-Flossmoor in Friday night's Class 4A ... (more)
Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News
For half of their basketball game on Friday night, the Lincoln Railers and Champaign Central Maroons traded jabs on the scoreboard in the sectional final at Mattoon High School.
Jahlil Okafor doesn't need any extra motivation. The 6-foot-10 center is on a mission to bring another state title to Young.
Trailing by 20 points at halftime of Friday night's Class 4A Bartlett sectional final, Glenbard North's boys basketball players and coaches agreed on one thing: The Panthers reached out in the second half and grabbed an 84-81 victory and their first sectional championship since 2002 with a stirring comeback.
Sycamore's Devin Mottet attempts a shot in the first quarter Friday of the IHSA Class 3A Hampshire Sectional final against Rockford Lutheran in Hampshire.
Reserve guard Dellan Whatley's grandmother died during the previous week, meaning the emotions were high for the Mustangs entering the Class 3A Rich East Sectional final against Joliet Catholic.
So, in January when Michael Tierney got ready for the 20-year reunion for the best Conant's boys basketball team in school history, his wife reacted with some skepticism.
Crowd control: Tuesday's sectional semifinal between Stevenson and St. Viator was a sellout at 2,700 fans.
Trading in their yellow school bus for more plush accommodations in a charter bus got the 1989 Carlyle Indians excited about their trip to the Class A Super-Sectional in Carbondale.
AURORA – The sixth-seeded Geneva boys basketball team has taken down the No.
The Mooseheart senior sat out his sophomore and junior seasons and only joined the Red Ramblers in January this season, but there's nothing lukewarm about his emotional investment in the team's run to Peoria.
"People thought I was kind of nuts taking a job in the East Suburban Catholic with a team in that condition," the SouthtownStar 2013-14 Girls Basketball Coach of the Year said.
The Carmel boys basketball team added yet again to its season of "first-evers," "record-setters" and "drought-breakers" with a 55-46 victory over Uplift in the semifinals of the Class 3A Antioch sectional semifinal.
Morton's Ian Saathoff dives for a ball between Dixon's Isaiah Roby and Cal Jarrett during their Class 3A Peoria Sectional semifinal Wednesday night at Renaissance Coliseum.