Orr Academy's Basketball Team Returns Home After Championship WinThe Orr Academy High School basketball team won its first-ever state championship this week and it was an emotional homecoming.
Special Olympics Basketball Team Gets Special Send Off To ChampionshipParents, students and teachers congratulated the Glenbard South Special Olympics basketball team as it heads to the State Championships.
Illinois Overpowers Central Michigan 92-73Tracy Abrams proved that he was back to top shape — or even better — when he scored a career-high 31 points and led Illinois in a 92-73 drubbing of Central Michigan on Saturday afternoon.
Speights Scores 16 For Clippers In 102-95 Win Over BullsMarreese Speights scored 11 of his season-high 16 points in the fourth quarter.
Illinois, Hill Roll Past Southeast Missouri In Opener, 81-62Malcolm Hill had 21 points and eight rebounds.
Students Using Passion For Basketball To Raise Awareness Of Gun ViolenceThey named their project “Baskets Not Bullets: Off the Street and Onto the Court.”
Duncan, Chicago Ministers Promote Non-Violence Through BasketballThe Leaders Network hopes to answer the recent spike in violence on Chicago’s West Side with a Bible in one hand and a basketball in the other.
Chicago Cops Shoot Hoops With Kids On West Side Chicago Police officers are shooting hoops with hundreds of kids hoping to break down barriers.
Parents Of Morgan Park Basketball Players Meet With Principal After Threatened BoycottInstead of a basketball game, there was a meeting at Morgan Park High School between parents and the principal following a threatened boycott.
Illinois Knocks Off Michigan In OTThe win was the fourth straight for the Illini (17-8, 7-5 Big Ten).
UIC Tops Wright State 79-75Paris Burns scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, Ahman Fells added 17, and the Flames (7-19, 3-8) hit 11 of 17 from long distance and made 20 of 26 free throws.
Boy, 13, Dies After Collapsing In Basketball GameDramon Ratcliff of Bolingbrook was playing basketball at Plainfield Central High School when he collapsed, the Will County Coroner’s Office said.