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Stevenson Star Jalen Brunson Chooses Villanova Over Illinois

The Illini are a bridesmaid once again.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: LeBron’s Return Hits Home For Illini Nation

Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

What If Every Star Went Home Like LeBron? Wiz, Bulls Would Be Really Good

This is an intriguing hypothetical exercise.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Jabari Parker of Duke smiles during an interview after being drafted #2 overall in the first round by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 26, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Bucks Acquire Simeon Standout Jabari Parker As No. 2 Draft Pick Overall

The Duke forward said he’s excited to play for Milwaukee because it puts him near his family in Chicago.

06/26/2014

Tom Thibodeau and Gar Forman. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Draft Tracker: Bulls Acquire Doug McDermott Via Trade

Follow along here for updates on the Bulls at tonight’s NBA Draft.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

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2014 NBA Draft Predictions

Two weeks have now passed since we last saw the San Antonio Spurs dismantle the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. On Thursday, it will be time for the winners to put the champagne down as the 2014 NBA Draft commences

06/26/2014

Duke forward Jabari Parker. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma’s NBA Mock Draft: Projecting The Chaos

The Cavs are weighing the Parker/Wiggins decision, then the fun continues.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Report: Jabari Parker Prefers Bucks Over Cavs

Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins are considered the top prospects in Thursday’s draft.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2014

Joel Embiid. (Getty Images)

Top Prospect Joel Embiid Has Foot Fracture, Will Undergo Surgery

The Cavaliers have a lot to think about with their top pick now.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jabari Parker, Former Simeon Star, To Enter NBA Draft

After one year at Duke, former Illinois high school basketball phenom Jabari Parker on Thursday said he will enter the NBA Draft.

04/17/2014

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parker Meeting With Coach K Today, Will Decide Tomorrow Whether To Declare For NBA Draft

Parker is projected to be a top-three pick by most draft pundits.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jabari Parker Might Be Crazy

Jabari Parker is ready-made for the NBA, so he needs to go to secure his future.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Report: Jabari Parker ‘Seriously Considering’ Return To Duke

It’s no certainty that Parker is off to the pros.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: March Is Better Off Without Emperors Boeheim, Krzyzewski

Duke and Syracuse are out, but the college basketball world remains on its axis.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2014

Duke's Jabari Parker, right. (Getty Images)

Parker, Duke Stunned By Mercer In Opener

Chicago native Jabari Parker’s NCAA Tournament experience was one-and-done.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Joakim Noah. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

View: First Tweets By Chicago Athletes

What were athletes thinking when they typed their first tweet?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Watch: Jabari Parker Bakes Signature Dessert For Cameron Crazies

Add baking to the list of Jabari Parker’s skills.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

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