Steve Vasturia #32 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish battles for a rebound against Andrew Chrabascz #45 of the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 21, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Tops Butler, 67-64, In Overtime For Sweet 16 Berth

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey’s calls to his mother Betty during the season focused little on her son’s well-being and more on the state of his team.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2015

Steve McClain, left. (Getty Images)

Sources: UIC Hires Steve McClain

The Flames have hired an Indiana assistant as their next head coach.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2015

Notre Dame's Zach Auguste. (Getty Images)

Notre Dame Holds Off Northeastern In Tournament Opener

Zach Auguste scored 25 points.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Jim Boeheim Acknowledges Next Season Could Be His Last As Syracuse Coach

Boeheim is appealing NCAA sanctions.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, left, and Traevon Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: No Rooting Interest Means Easygoing NCAA Viewing

It’s quite nice not caring who wins and loses during March Madness.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Craig Robinson (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sources: UIC interviews Craig Robinson, Steve McClain

UIC could be closing in on its next head coach.



Wisch: Illini’s Athletic Mess Stems From The Top Down

If success doesn’t come soon, change will likely be coming in Champaign.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim Will Retire In 3 Years

Athletic director Daryl Gross has resigned.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

John Groce. (Getty Images)

Alabama Routs Illinois In NIT 1st Round

Levi Randolph had 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Bryce Drew. (Getty Images)

Emma: DePaul Job Could Attract Prime Candidates

Check out the list of potential candidates for DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Digger Phelps. (Getty Images)

Digger Phelps: DePaul Is A ‘Sleeping Giant’

“They could become as good as any school in the country in any conference,” Phelps says.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

DePaul Blue Demons

Holmes: DePaul Must Steer Clear Of Tunnel Vision In Coaching Search

The Blue Demons need the best candidate, not necessarily someone who played at DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Wisconsin celebrates after winning the Big Ten Tournament title. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Wisconsin’s Way Of Winning Is Fun

The Badgers keep it loose to numb the pressure they face.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Kentucky coach John Calipari.  (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Win Your Pool: Some Tips On How To Fill Out Your Bracket

If Kentucky wins it all as expected, you better be brilliant elsewhere in the bracket. Here’s how.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

NCAA Tournament

NCAA Tournament Bracket Released

The field for the 2015 NCAA Tournament is set, with Kentucky, Villanova, Duke and Wisconsin getting the No. 1 seeds.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2015

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Notre Dame Beats UNC, 90-82, To Win ACC Title

Jerian Grant had 24 points.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Getty Images)

Oliver Purnell Resigns As DePaul’s Head Coach

DePaul will hire a new coach after Purnell’s five seasons.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

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No. 11 Irish Beat No. 2 Duke 74-64 To Reach ACC Title Game

Notre Dame already gave one big lead away at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament and just about did it again.


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Emma: Playing Hard Brings Purdue Back To Prominence

At 21-11, the Boilermakers should be a lock for the NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

NCAA logo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Is College Basketball In Trouble?

Attendance is declining and so are TV ratings.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

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Illini Upset The Hoosiers, 74-72

Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.

Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Photos: BCS Media Day

Notre Dame and Alabama coaches and players meet with reporters at BCS Media Day at Sun Life Stadium.

Penn State Community Reacts As Trustees Fire Coach Joe Paterno

Penn State Riots

A photo galley of Joe Paterno’s firing and the ensuing riots on the campus of Penn State University.

Joe Paterno. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Allsport)

Joe Paterno Through The Years

Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.

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