CPS Athletes Will Not Be Playing Basketball Next Month, Despite Green Light From IHSA In Defiance Of Gov. Pritzker Amid COVID-19 Surge The Illinois High School Association this week said it planned to go ahead with high school basketball practices last month in defiance of Gov. JB Pritzker’s new guidance that places the sport in a high-risk category – but Chicago Public Schools athletes will not be taking to the court.
Illinois Health Officials Tighten Some Restrictions For Sports; Basketball Moved To High-Risk CategoryGov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday tightened its restrictions for youth and adult recreational sports amid a new statewide surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brothers Of Chicago Prep Basketball Star Forgive His KillerWilliam Moore was 16 years old when the 17-year-old Ben Wilson bumped into him as he was walking with his girlfriend. An argument followed, and Moore shot Wilson. Moore served 19 years and 9 months in prison before his release in 2004. An accomplice, Omar Dixon, 16, was also convicted in Wilson’s death.
Marshun Williams Shoots For The Lindblom Basketball Team's Big Win“I don't really think about it much. I try to focus on my game. I know they’re going to come out as I play well. Mostly I just focus on basketball and let that come to me afterwards."
Windy City Bulls Players Shoot For The Big Leagues: 'Every Day Is A Tryout'"It's tough. It's an adjustment. You just gotta be a pro. And the end of the day, this is what you've worked for."
Sky Face A Tough Test In Playoff ReturnNew head coach James Wade took an underachieving Sky team and quickly turned it into to a 20-win team that made the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.
Mooney, Red Raiders' Defense Clamps Down 61-51 Over Michigan StateTexas Tech is now one win away from the NCAA title with a 61-51 victory Saturday night over the Michigan State Spartans in the Final Four.
Bulls Lose To 76ers 116-96Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds, JJ Redick scored 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 116-96 on Saturday night.
Michigan State Knocks Off Duke 68-67 To Make Final FourMichigan State beat overall No. 1 seed Duke 68-67 on Sunday in the East Region final.
Virginia Tops Edwards, Purdue In OT To Reach Final FourThe top-seeded Cavaliers withstood a brilliant performance from Purdue's Carsen Edwards and beat the third-seeded Boilermakers 80-75 in overtime.
Ibaka, VanVleet Lead Raptors To 124-101 Rout Of BullsThe Toronto Raptors routed the Chicago Bulls 124-101 on Saturday night despite playing without Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam.
Ex-Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg Hired At Struggling NebraskaFred Hoiberg, the former NBA player who coached Iowa State and the Chicago Bulls, was hired Saturday to coach a Nebraska team that had big hopes this season but finished with a 19-17 record and out of the NCAA Tournament yet again.
Houston Moves Into Sweet 16 For First Time In 35 YearsHouston's fans chanted "Sweet 16" in the final minute of the Cougars' NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State.
Edwards Leads Purdue To Rout Of Reigning Champ VillanovaCarsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked reigning national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout.
Gobert Leads Jazz To 114-83 Romp Over BullsRudy Gobert had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz rolled to one of their most lopsided wins of the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 114-83 Saturday night.