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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

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

American University's Tony Wroblicky. (Getty Images)

American University Player Showcases One-Handed FTs In Big Dance

Tony Wroblicky wasn’t any good shooting with two hands at the line, so now he uses one.

03/20/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 18: Khris Davis #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park on August 18, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Brewers’ Khris Davis Looks To Prove His Power Is Real

Khris Davis of the Brewers showed his power potential in limited at-bats last season. Can he keep it going?

03/19/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: ‘The Badger Way’ Drives Wisconsin’s Sustained Success

By Chris Emma (CBS) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In bold lettering on their red warm-up shirts, the Wisconsin Badgers are reminded of what their program’s culture is all about: The Badger Way What does it mean? […]

03/14/2014

Michigan coach John Beilein. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Tournament Primer: Best And Worst Case Scenarios

There’s no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Nebraska senior Mike Peltz. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Watch: Nebraska Player Proposes To Girlfriend In Senior Day Speech

Mike Peltz really went out in style in his last home game.

03/10/2014

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Car Collides With School Bus In Southern Wisconsin

Three people were injured, including one critically, when a car collided with a school bus on Thursday in southern Wisconsin.

03/06/2014

Dezman Southward. (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Hoge’s NFL Draft Notebook: The Crazy Story Of A Healthy Player Failing An NFL Combine Physical

A mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Terran Petteway. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: In Nebraska’s Capital City, A Basketball Program Is Reborn

By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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By Far, Illinois Has Highest Beer Tax Among Neighboring States

Illinois beer drinkers pay far more in excise taxes that its neighbors, according to a state-by-state breakdown.

02/19/2014

RIchard Pitino. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: Pitino Brings Smart, Hard-Nosed Style To Minnesota

It’s taken a physical, black-and-blue effort for the Gophers to stay in the NCAA Tournament hunt.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Aaron Craft. (Ryan Young/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: It’s Still Unpredictable At Top

Ohio State has righted itself, but Michigan and Michigan State still remain on top.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: Just As Chris Collins Imagined, Support’s Growing For Northwestern

Just as first-year coach Chris Collins imagined, there’s a renewed energy from Wildcats fans.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Urban Meyer. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Signing Day Rewind: Urban Meyer At It Again

Our expert breaks down who the winners and losers were in the Big Ten on National Signing Day.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Skid Hits Eight Games With 75-63 Loss By Wisconsin

Wisconsin built its early season on offense, riding the strongest attack Bo Ryan has put together in his 12-plus seasons with the Badgers.

02/04/2014

Forwards Jarrod Uthoff #20 and Kyle Meyer #42 of the Iowa Hawkeyes try to block a shot during the second half by forward Cedrick Williams #40 of the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: It’s Time To Pay The Collegiate Workforce

Northwestern football seeking to unionize is the right move.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

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