Around 70 of the top NBA Draft prospects were at Wintrust Arena this week for the Draft Combine. That includes Morgan Park High School alum Ayo Dosunmu, who is hoping to be a first-round pick after his terrific three-year run with the Illini.
Ayo Dosunmu Hopes To Be First-Round NBA Draft PickAround 70 of the top NBA Draft prospects were at Wintrust Arena this week for the Draft Combine. That includes Morgan Park High School alum Ayo Dosunmu, who is hoping to be a first-round pick after his terrific three-year run with the Illini.
Northwestern Introduces Dr. Derrick Gragg As New Athletic DirectorGragg said he will bring his focus on inclusion, engagement, and community involvement to Northwestern.
New Northwestern Quarterback Ryan Hilinski Transfers In From South CarolinaHilinski is looking forward to playing football and studying at Northwestern, and also brings his mission to give a voice to mental health for college athletes. CBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer reports.
QB Ryan Hilinski Transfers To Northwestern, Brings Mission To Give Voice To College Athletes' Mental HealthRyan Hilinski's older brother Tyler - who was a starting quarterback at Washington State - died from suicide. Doctors found he suffered from stage one CTE brain trauma. Since then, Hilinski has made it his mission to give voice to college athletes' mental health.
DePaul Introduces Tony Stubblefield As New Blue Demons Basketball CoachThe DePaul Blue Demons on Wednesday introduced their new head men's basketball coach, Tony Stubblefield - hoping to bring back the tradition of success for the team.
Loyola Introduces Drew Valentine As New Men's Basketball CoachDrew Valentine was introduced Tuesday in Rogers Park as Loyola's replacement for Porter Moser, who is going to Oklahoma.
Ramblers, Illini Speak After Loyola's Upset NCAA Tournament VictoryLoyola beat Illinois 71-58 on Sunday.
Loyola Back In NCAA Tourney For First Time Since 2018, But Being Back In Is Not EnoughThe Ramblers are back in the NCAA Tourney for the first time since going to the Final Four in 2018. And just like in 2018, this team is in no way celebrating just making the big dance.
Illini Focused On Winning As They Prepare To Take On DrexelThe Illini are set to begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA Tournament with a first-round game against 16th-seeded Drexel.
Loyola's Cameron Krutwig Says Pandemic Has Changed NCAA TournamentCameron Krutwig experienced the Final Four as a freshman back in 2018, and now he gets another unique experience as a senior.
Ayo Dosunmu Gets Prestigious Award As Illini Prepare For NCAA TournamentThe top-seeded Illini are busy down in Indianapolis getting ready for the NCAA Tournament. They take on Drexel on Friday.
Sister Jean Heading To Indy To Cheer On Loyola RamblersSister Jean is 101 and still up for dancin' – she’s headed to Indianapolis to cheer on her Loyola Ramblers in the NCAA Tournament.
Lucas Williamson Reflects On Loyola's Return To NCAA TourneyMissouri Valley Conference defensive player of the year Lucas Williamson was part of Loyola’s Final Four run as a freshman. He's a senior now, and he's feeling very confident about this current version of the Ramblers. CBS 2’s Matt Zahn goes 1-on-1 with the Loyola guard.
A Harmonica Interlude From Loyola's Cameron KrutwigWith the GRAMMYS going on Sunday night, the Loyola Ramblers' Cameron Krutwig treated us to some music, in the form of a little harmonica practice.
Northwestern Alums Create 'The Seeker,' A Football Thrower They Call A Robotic QBA pair of Northwestern University alums may have created the next big thing in football training, at least when it comes to skill position players. CBS 2's Matt Zahn reports.
Loyola Gets Ready For MVC Tournament With Sights Set On NCAA Tourney RunThe Loyola Ramblers begin the madness part of March Friday morning when they open up Missouri Valley Conference tourney play in St Louis. They shouldn't have to win the Championship to get into the NCAA Tournament.
Head Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald Signs 10-Year Deal With NorthwesternForget all those NFL rumors. Pat Fitzgerald is staying in Evanston. The Wildcats have locked up the winningest coach in Northwestern Football history with a brand new 10-year deal.
High School Players Can't Play BallCBS 2's Chris Tye reports Illinois is now the only state in big ten country not playing high school football.
Big Birthday For Sister JeanCBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer spoke with the Loyola Rambers' biggest fan, Sister Jean about her birthday plans this Friday.
Remembering Illini Legend Lou HensonFormer University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 88.
College Recruiting In The Age Of COVID-19CBS 2's Megan Mawicke spoke to recruiting guru Tom Lemming about how the pandemic will affect players and colleges moving forward.
Two Former DePaul Basketball Players Are On Front Lines Of PandemicCBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports two former DePaul basketball players are making assists in the hospital as they work as nurses helping to fight COVID-19.
What Will It Mean For NCAA If Athletes Profit From Name, Image, And Likeness?The NCAA's highest governing board voted to allow athletes to earn money for things like advertising and social media. CBS Sports Senior College Football Writer Dennis Dodd tells CBS 2's Matt Zahn what that might mean.
North Central College's Broc Rutter Heading To NFLQuarterback Broc Rutter had a record-setting career at North Central College, leading them to their first-ever National Championship and essentially winning the Heisman Trophy equivalent in NCAA Division III. CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports.