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Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: A Proposal For The ‘Barnstorming Illini’ In 2015

Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

State Farm Center. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back Home

Bidding’s open, and there’s an aura about holding it at the state’s flagship university.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2014

Jabari Parker of Duke smiles during an interview after being drafted #2 overall in the first round by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Bucks Acquire Simeon Standout Jabari Parker As No. 2 Draft Pick Overall

The Duke forward said he’s excited to play for Milwaukee because it puts him near his family in Chicago.

06/26/2014

Doug McDermott. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bulls Trade No. 16 And 19 Picks For Forward Doug McDermott

(CBS) – The Bulls made their first big move of the offseason Thursday night during the NBA Draft, acquiring Creighton forward and scoring whiz Doug McDermott via trade from the Nuggets. Chicago sent its No. 16 […]

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Iowa’s Coach McCaffery

The fiery Fran McCaffery has won over fans and turned the tide of Hawkeye basketball.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

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View: Updated Renderings Of DePaul’s New McCormick Arena

The new arena is set to open for the 2016-’17 season.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Illinois’ Coach Beckman

Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern RB Jones To Transfer

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern running back Malin Jones is transferring. The school announced Friday it has granted his request for a release and that he plans to play elsewhere. Jones had three rushes as […]

06/06/2014

North Carolina's Rashad McCants in 2003. (Craig Jones/Getty Images)

Wisch: I’m Now A Rashad McCants Fan

Former North Carolina star McCants says he took fake classes to stay eligible in college.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Rashad McCants, right, with North Carolina teammate Ray Felton in 2005. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rashad McCants Says He took Fake Classes At UNC To Stay Eligible

North Carolina beat Illinois in the 2005 NCAA title game.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Ty Isaac. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Joliet Catholic Product Ty Isaac Is Transferring To Michigan

After leaving USC, it came down to Michigan and Illinois for Isaac.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Northwestern’s Coach Collins

Chris Collins has never shied away from the challenges at Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Will Play Villanova in Jimmy V Classic

The game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

DePaul, Northwestern Agree To 5-Year Basketball Series

The Blue Demons will host three games, and the Wildcats will host two.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

Penn State coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: Notre Dame, Penn State Taking Recruiting Fight To The SEC

SEC coaches are crying foul as coaches from the North help coach (recruit) at camps down South.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

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Darius Paul Leaves Illinois, Signs With JUCO Lamar State

Darius Paul had previously been suspended from the Illini after a run-in with police.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ole Miss Basketball Coach Has Outside-The-Box Rule Suggestion

Andy Kennedy wishes players could have unlimited fouls, but there’d be a catch.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Alabama coach Nick Saban. (Getty Images)

Watch: Nick Saban Isn’t In The Mood To Talk About Corvettes

Nick Saban doesn’t care to talk about recruiting accusations from a decade ago.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Groce’s Leadership A Bright Spot in Dark Illini Saga

John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2014

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Reports: Drugs Played A Part In Darius Paul’s Suspension

Paul was reportedly looking to acquire DMT and had already failed two drug tests.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014