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Joe Mihalich And Niagara A Perfect Match

Joe Mihalich’s Niagara Purple Eagles have just eliminated Siena in the quarterfinals of the MAAC basketball tournament. Siena senior O.D. Anosike has played his last collegiate game.

03/11/2013

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Five Things: Belmont Punches Ticket, A Buzzer Beater, And Hoosiers Become Big 10 Champs

The Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!

03/11/2013

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Five Things: A Renewed Rivalry, Niagara Eagles Eliminated, And Elite Stag Defense

One more team will join the big dance by the services of a popular tourney! The Metro Atlantic Athletic Tournament got under way and the stand out defense of the Rider stags kick started it in nice way! Along with other teams eliminated, important events you can’t miss!

03/11/2013

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Baffoe: Rushing The Court—What’s The Point?

I just don’t get it is all. And I contemplate my not-getting-it-ness (or is it not-getting-it-itude?) every time I see it happen.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

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Some Co-Eds Becoming ‘Sugar Babies’ To Pay For College

Incredible, but there are several websites out there helping babies and daddies find each other. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov asks: Is it prostitution?

02/04/2013

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Some Earn Their Degrees Online, Not At Bricks-And-Mortar Colleges

Last year, about 500,000 additional students began their online education. But some experts worry they’re missing something. CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports.

01/14/2013

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Indiana State Defeats Illinois State 77-75

Justin Gant had 18 points and 11 rebounds Sunday and Indiana State defeated Illinois State 77-75 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

12/30/2012

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Basketball Schools Break Away From Big East

Seven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.

12/15/2012

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University Of Chicago Does Away With Swim Test Requirement

For college students at the University of Chicago, the swim test will soon be history, along with the physical fitness and endurance tests that led many students to end up with a gym requirement.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

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Best Places For Back To School Shopping In Chicago

Go back to school in style with Chicago stores that make the grade!

08/21/2012

Rowshawn Treadwell, left, is one of the 50 seniors from Christ the King Jesuit College Prep who is going to college. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Christ The King College Prep

Christ the College College Preparatory School has its first crop of graduating seniors, and they’re all going to college. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

06/08/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Deep-Pocketed Universities Should Give Students Some Relief

The big issue these days is the high cost of tuition for college students, who are taking on more debt. CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has a solution.

04/26/2012

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Video: Worst Cheap Shot Ever

​It’s easy to see why this viral video has been tagged as the “worst cheap shot ever.”

670 The Score–04/09/2012

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Kentucky Ends 14-Year Drought, Wins National Championship

Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.

04/02/2012

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Urban Prep Again Sending All Grads To College

An all-male charter high school on the South Side is celebrating Friday, as once again, all its graduating seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges.

03/30/2012

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Rothstein Files: 4 X-Factors In The 2012 Final Four

If Darius Miller and Doron Lamb find seams and make enough shots from the perimeter, John Calipari should have his team in the National Championship game.

03/29/2012

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Police Called In Kentucky, Louisville Fan Fight Between Elderly At Dialysis Center

The bad blood between Kentucky and Louisville fans boiled over this week at a Kentucky dialysis center when one patient couldn’t wait to call a winner.

03/28/2012

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Rothstein Files: Another Recruiting Coup For Kentucky’s Calipari?

Multiple sources say there is more than a legitimate chance of Kentucky landing the top two prospects in the Class of 2012: 6-foot-10 shot blocker Nerlens Noel and lefty wing Shabazz Muhammad.

03/28/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball, Final Four

A major element in Saturday’s Final Four showdown between Louisville and Kentucky will be the Cardinals’ match up zone.

03/27/2012

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Ohio State Upsets Syracuse, Earns Trip To Final Four

Ohio State beat Syracuse 77-70 on Saturday to advance to the Final Four.

03/26/2012

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