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UConn head coach Jim Calhoun cuts down the nets after winning a national championship in 2011. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn, 9 Other Teams Get Postseason Bans For Low APR Scores

A record 10 men’s basketball teams, including three-time national champion Connecticut, will be banned from next season’s NCAA tournament because of sub-par work in the classroom.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

NIU linebacker Jamaal Bass tackles Wisconsin running back Jeff Lewis at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NIU Linebacker Bass Indicted In Ohio

Northern Illinois linebacker Jamaal Bass has been indicted in Ohio on a felonious assault charge on allegations he intentionally ran into the Toledo marching band, knocking down a member, as he took the field when the teams played in November.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

New Illinois head coach Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Report: Illinois Wants Toledo’s Beckman

Toledo head football coach Tim Beckman has reportedly emerged as the favorite to replace Ron Zook at Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Greg Schiano. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Who Will Be Illinois’ Next Head Coach?

After firing Ron Zook Sunday, the Illini have started searching for their next head coach.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2011

Chandler Harnish. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Harnish Throws 6 TDs As Huskies Take Control Of MAC West

Chandler Harnish threw a 4-yard strike to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left for his sixth touchdown pass of the game, lifting Northern Illinois to a wild 63-60 victory over Toledo on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Xavier Silas

Huskies Break Eight Game Losing Streak In OT

Northern Illinois started strong and finished stronger. The eight game losing streak was enough motivation to finally add a win and that came after defeating Toledo in overtime.


Xavier Silas

Northern Illinois Topples Toledo

Once Northern Illinois took the lead, they stayed ahead. Toledo was hoping to break their losing streak taking on the Huskies, but Northern Illinois extended it to five.


Illinois Fighting Illini v. Toledo Rockets

No. 13 Illinois Beats Toledo 84-45

Illinois coach Bruce Weber’s seniors answered his call Wednesday night when No. 13 Illinois beat Toledo 84-45 in the second round of the 2K Sports Classic.