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Report: Mike Woodson Would Be A Top Candidate To Coach Indiana University If Crean Exits

Several prominent boosters are reportedly pushing for coach Tom Crean’s exit at Indiana.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Illinois' Nnanna Egwu defends Michigan's Jon Horford. (Getty Images)

Michigan Make Plays Late, Holds Off Illinois, 64-63

Tracy Abrams missed a runner in the horn, and Illinois is likely NIT-bound.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery.  (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Emma: Iowa No Longer In Control Of Its Own Destiny

“There’s no magic formula,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays takes a shot as Charles McKinney #32 of the DePaul Blue Demons defends during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

No. 14 Creighton Beats DePaul

Doug McDermott put on a dazzling shooting display in his Big East tournament debut, scoring a record 27 of his 35 points in the first half for No. 14 Creighton during an 84-62 victory over DePaul on Thursday night.

03/13/2014

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Wisch: With Win, The Bubble Now Beckons For Illini

A new-look starting five has paid dividends for Illinois, which is in dire need of at least one more win.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2014

Illinois' Nnanna Egwu, left, and Rayvonte Rice, right, challenge the shot of Indiana's Stanford Robinson. (Getty Images)

Illinois Tops Indiana, Will Face Michigan In Big Ten Quarterfinals

Tracy Abrams scored 25 points to lead the Illini to victory.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2014

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Chris Fowler To Replace Musburger On ABC’s Saturday Night Football

RIP Brent Musburger gambling references in primetime.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2014

Billy Garrett Jr. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DePaul’s Billy Garrett Jr. Named Big East Rookie Of The Year

Garrett led the conference’s freshmen in scoring and assists.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Codi Miller-Mcintyre. (Getty Images)

Irish Fall In ACC Tournament Opener, Finish 15-17

Notre Dame is going nowhere in the postseason after finishing 15-17.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Wisch: A New Arena Won’t Fix DePaul Basketball Alone

Taaxpayers should be worried because it’s a long shot that DePaul comes close to filling any arena.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2014

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NIU Sneaks By Bowling Green 54-51 In OT

Jordan Threloff split a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left in overtime for the games’ final point as seventh-seeded Northern Illinois beat No. 10 seed Bowling Green 54-51 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Monday.

03/10/2014

Nebraska senior Mike Peltz. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Watch: Nebraska Player Proposes To Girlfriend In Senior Day Speech

Mike Peltz really went out in style in his last home game.

03/10/2014

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Crawford Lifts Northwestern Over Purdue 74-65

Drew Crawford had 27 points and seven rebounds and Alex Olah added 14 points and seven rebounds to lead Northwestern to a 74-65 victory over Purdue on Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams.

03/09/2014

A DePaul University basketball jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Two DePaul Freshmen Named To Big East All-Rookie Team

DePaul freshmen Billy Garrett Jr. and Tommy Hamilton IV were both named to the Big East’s All-Rookie Team after a vote by the league’s head coaches.

03/09/2014

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Bowie Leads N. Illinois Past Ball St. 70-56

Darrell Bowie scored 17 points and Northern Illinois had a 37-13 advantage in bench scoring to pull away from Ball State 70-56 on Saturday.

03/08/2014

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Hoge: Jordan Lynch Goes Through Defensive Back Drills At Pro Day But Maintains He’s An NFL QB

Jordan Lynch was sitting on the sideline drinking some Gatorade when the NFL coaches at NIU’s pro day caught him off guard.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

DePaul Will Retain Purnell After Abysmal Season

The Blue Demons have earned at least a share of last place in the Big East for six straight years.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery.  (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Watch: Iowa’s McCabe Slams MSU’s Trice Down With Wrestling Move

Pretty sure this isn’t allowed in basketball, folks.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

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Watch: ‘Wasted’ UC Santa Barbara Fan Runs Onto Court, Confronts Hawaii Coach

The fan was “wasted” and “in a different world,” Hawaii coach Gib Arnold said.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

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Loyola Of Chicago Beats Bradley 74-72

The No. 10 seeded Ramblers (10-21), an MVC newcomer, advance to play No. 2 seeded Indiana State (21-9) on Friday. The win snaps a six-game losing streak for Loyola.

03/07/2014