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.
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.
Toledo head football coach Tim Beckman has reportedly emerged as the favorite to replace Ron Zook at Illinois.
After firing Ron Zook Sunday, the Illini have started searching for their next head coach.
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.
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.
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 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.