Butler Bulldogs

Brad Stevens. (Getty Images)

Stunner: Celtics Pluck Brad Stevens From Butler

After turning down numerous college jobs, Stevens bolts for NBA.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2013

Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisch: Just Join The Big Ten Already, Notre Dame

The future of Notre Dame’s athletic programs – despite the football team’s current success – has never been less stable, or clear.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2012

Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini fire up their fans prior to a game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats Butler 78-61 To Win Maui Invitational

Illinois caught a huge wave of scoring in Hawaii and rode it all the way to the Maui Invitational title.

11/22/2012

Brad Stevens

Report: Illini Reach Out To Brad Stevens

Illinois has reportedly reached out to Brad Stevens about its head coaching vacancy and its interest in the Butler head coach is “high”.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Illini Hoops, Loyalty Only Goes So Far

This month, when it comes time for Mike Thomas to hire Illinois’ next basketball coach, I expect that he’ll choose the hottest rising one that’s available to him. And he should hire that guy – even if there’s a threat he may one day go elsewhere.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

(Credit: UIC)

Butler Trounces UIC 69-44

Roosevelt Jones had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Butler to its fifth consecutive win, 69-44 over Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night.

02/21/2012