Townes Scores 21 Points, Loyola-Chicago Edges Illinois StateMarques Townes scored 21 points and Loyola held off Illinois State 67-64 on Saturday despite going the final six minutes without a field goal.
Wildcats Superfan 'The Shrieker' Quieted By Northwestern OfficialThe Northwestern University student leader who has earned the nickname "The Shrieker" for her screams during basketball games has been quieted. The high-pitched wails of Emily Harriott had drawn complaints from both fans in the stands and television and radio broadcasters.
Max Strus Hopes To Turn Success At DePaul Into An NBA CareerMax Strus was playing Division II basketball at Lewis University just a couple of years ago, but now he's DePaul's leader and an NBA prospect.
Northwestern Shrugs Off Slow Start, Beats Columbia 75-54Vic Law had 21 points, five rebounds and five assists, Ryan Taylor also scored 21 and Northwestern overcame a sluggish start for a 75-54 victory over Columbia.
Redbox Bowl Preview: Michigan State vs. OregonThe Ducks and Spartans are here to entertain you on New Year's Eve.
Northwestern Rallies From 15 Points Down, Beats DePaul 75-68Vic Law had 25 points, A.J. Turner added a career-high 24 and the Wildcats used a run of 25 straight points to beat DePaul Saturday.
Wildcats Wait For Bowl Bid After Losing Big Ten Crown 45-24John Moten IV had four carries for 76 yards and Isaiah Bowser wound up with 13 carries for 60 yards, but Northwestern still came up short.
Loyola Beats UIC 73-64Clayton Custer, Cameron Krutwig, and Marques Townes each scored 16 points.
University of Illinois Leader: No New Mascot Pick YetThe commission was established following the September release of a university report suggesting adoption of a new sports mascot and traditions to replace the Chief Illiniwek portrayal that was dropped in 2007 after complaints from American Indians that it was offensive.
Thorson Helps No. 20 Northwestern Beat Illinois 24-16Isaiah Browser rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries and No. 20 Northwestern beat Illinois on Saturday for its seventh straight Big Ten win.
DePaul Loses To Notre Dame 95-70The Blue Demons, playing on the road for the first time this season, were led by Max Strus with 15 points. Jalen Coleman-Lands added 12.
Historic Loss As Illinois Falls To Iowa 63-0Saturday's loss ended the Illini's hopes for a bowl game.