Frank Kaminsky

Jahlil Okafor. (Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jahlil Okafor Named A Preseason All-American

A Chicago native, Okafor is the third freshman in the past five years to be bestowed the honor and expectations.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: High Hopes Don’t Faze Badgers

“We have a lot of expectations of ourselves,”Frank Kaminsky says.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

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

Emma: 5 Preseason Big Ten Basketball Storylines

Big Ten basketball media day is upon us, and the season’s just around the corner.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Final Four Primer

One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Howard Moore and Frank Kaminsky. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Finding ‘Frankie’ — Meet The Man Who Discovered Frank Kaminsky

The star of this year’s NCAA Tournament wasn’t heavily recruited. And the man who ultimately found Frank Kaminsky is now the head coach at UIC.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

Ben Brust hits a three against American in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brust, Kaminsky Represent The Illinois Products Who Got Away

There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Joseph Bertrand  of the Illinois fights Josh Gasser of the Wisconsin Badgers for a loose ball. (Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 4 Wisconsin Routs No. 23 Illinois 95-70

Ben Brust scored 18 points, Sam Dekker added 17 and No. 4 Wisconsin used a 20-0 run in the first half to easily beat No. 23 Illinois 95-70 on Wednesday night.

01/08/2014

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No. 14 Wisconsin Beats Struggling Illinois 70-56

Senior Jordan Taylor scored 16 points in his final home game, helping No. 14 Wisconsin beat Illinois 70-56 on Sunday in both teams’ regular season finale.

03/04/2012