Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Akil Mitchell and Anthony Gill both scored 15 points and No. 14 Virginia used a 30-5 second-half run to blow open a close game and beat Notre Dame 70-49 on Saturday, the Cavaliers’ 11th consecutive victory.
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The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.
Malcolm Brogdon had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Virginia forced Notre Dame into making a season-high 20 turnovers Tuesday as the Cavaliers beat the Fighting Irish 68-53 for their fourth straight victory.
Illinois is one of six states chosen for a special program to help military veterans make the transition to civilian job.
The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.
Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
A Mt. Prospect man saved the life of his young grandson but couldn’t save himself during a vacation in Virginia.
Prosecutors in Lake County have lodged charges in two high-profile murder cases, in which other men have been charged or convicted.
A postcard delivered a half century after it was mailed has led to a special trip to the Shedd Aquarium by a Virginia man.
Coming soon will be an announcement of more jobs coming to Illinois, this time to Rosemont.
Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.
Authorities say a Chicago man who quickly accelerated in an SUV with a cable around his neck decapitated himself after a domestic dispute in Yorktown.
The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast may have been felt here in Chicago.
Some new developments have surfaced in the case of a suburban woman who was found murdered last week in Virginia.
Authorities in Virginia begin legal proceedings Monday to extradite a teenaged suspect to North Carolina in the murder of a young woman from Chicago’s south suburbs.