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Connaughton, No. 21 Notre Dame Beat Purdue 94-63

Notre Dame was already well on its way to routing Purdue when Demetrius Jackson really revved up the Irish fans.

12/21/2014

Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) goes up for a dunk as UCLA Bruins defenders follow the play during the first half of the CBS Sports Classic on December 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Perfection Is Possible For Dominant Kentucky

Kentucky started it with a touchdown and extra point in the opening 90 seconds. The lead grew to 24-0 before UCLA could finally muster up a basket. Eventually, in the second half, the Wildcats led 46-10, bringing back memories of the ’85 Bears and Super Bowl XX.

12/20/2014

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Northwestern Rallies To Defeat W. Michigan 67-61

Tre Demps scored 17 points and Northwestern beat Western Michigan 67-61 on Saturday afternoon.

12/20/2014

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rice’s 3-Pointer Gives Illinois 62-59 Win Over Missouri

Rayvonte Rice hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the last of his 19 points, giving Illinois a 62-59 victory over Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.

12/20/2014

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Frazier’s First Double-Double Leads SMU To 67-46 Win

Keith Frazier scored 16 points and pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds for his first double-double.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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Loyola Routs Abilene Christian, 83-44

Montel James scored 13 points.

12/17/2014

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Central Michigan Clobbers Northwestern, 80-67

Braylon Rayson scored 19 points, and Central Michigan beat Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nunn Leads Illinois To Easy Win Over Hampton, 73-55

Kendrick Nunn scored a season-high 16 points as Illinois cruised.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Joe Moglia. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: Michigan Would Be Wise To Consider Joe Moglia

A former CEO in the corporate world, Moglia has gone 32-10 at Coastal Carolina.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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Northern Illinois Beats Mississippi Valley State 71-64

Anthony Johnson scored 14 points.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

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Northwestern Routs Mississippi Valley State, 101-49

Northwestern needed an emphatic win Sunday evening. Alex Olah and the Wildcats left little doubt the Wildcats would get one.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

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Illinois State Pulls Ahead, Beats DePaul 78-72

Paris Lee converted a four-point play to spark a 12-3 run in the final minute, pushing Illinois State past DePaul 78-72 on Sunday night.

12/14/2014

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Beane Scores 19, Leads S Illinois Over Chicago St. 65-50

Anthony Beane had 19 points and matched a career-high with four steals to lead Southern Illinois to a 65-50 victory over Chicago State on Sunday.

12/14/2014

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Loyola Chicago Holds On To Win 58-46 Over Jackson State

Earl Peterson netted 21 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Loyola Chicago to a 58-46 win over Jackson State on Saturday night.

12/14/2014

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Florida State Falls To No. 25 Notre Dame 83-63

Florida State got Devon Bookert back after missing five games with a foot injury and lost scoring leader Aaron Thomas for the season because of academic troubles.

12/14/2014

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Eastern Illinois Holds Off Northern Illinois 59-55

LeTrell Viser hit some key 3-pointers and Cornell Johnston sank a pair of clutch free throws with two seconds remaining as Eastern Illinois held off a surging Northern Illinois 59-55 on Saturday night.

12/14/2014

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Oregon Beats Illinois 77-70

Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman believes freshman forward Dillon Brooks has both talent and instincts.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks releases over coverage by Tra'Mayne Bondurant #21 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Heisman Watch: Why Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Will Win The Heisman Trophy

Later this week, Mariota should join an exslusive fraternity.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drives against Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats during their game at the Jimmy V Classic in Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ennis Leads No. 7 Villanova Over Illinois 73-59

Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Taylor Danaher #50 of the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers and Matt Farrell #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish battle for the ball at Purcell Pavilion on December 9, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Vasturia Leads Irish In Rout Of Mount St. Mary’s

Steve Vasturia scored a career-high 19 points, and Zach Auguste had 19 points and eight rebounds.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014