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Players to Watch at the CBS Sports Classic

If you love college basketball, Chicago is the place to be this weekend. The CBS Sports Classic on Saturday at the United Center features four of the most prominent basketball programs in the country. The double-header begins with an intriguing matchup between No. 24 North Carolina and No. 12 Ohio State which tips off at noon CT. That ranked-on-ranked matchup is followed  by a monster meeting between No. 1 ...

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The Illini falls to Oregon

  NEAR WEST SIDE- The Fighting Illini made their annual appearance at the United Center on Saturday night, but this year the outcome wasn’t as pleasant as the previous UC games under John Groce. This time around, the Illini fell to Oregon 77-70 thanks to lackluster offense and poor defense down the stretch. The Illini jumped out to a 16-point lead and shot 50-percent from the field in the early going. ...

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The Illini must beat Oregon

  The Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team may look impressive with a 7-2 record, but their last three games have been a slight cause for concern. The Illini have gone 1-2 in their last three contests.... They lost their Big Ten/ACC Challenge game to Miami (FL) almost two weeks ago, got back in the win column with an unimpressive victory over American University last weekend,  then were outpl ...

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Jake Wiegand leads the way for UIC

  UNIVERSITY VILLAGE- Although the Illinois-Chicago Flames are struggling in the early stages of the season (2-7 record, .370 team field goal percentage, 262nd ranked offense), there is one positive that has kept this team going. Junior forward Jake Wiegand has been the driving force for Howard Moore's Flames during the last month. "I've been playing really well" Wiegand said on Monday, "I've been look ...

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Loyola VS UIC Preview

  CHICAGO- When most people think of college basketball rivalries, they think of rivalries between schools on the east and west coasts of the United States. But Chicago has it's own set of great inner city rivalries, and one of those will be showcased on Saturday afternoon. The Loyola Ramblers (4-2), and the Illinois-Chicago Flames (2-6) will add chapter number 52 to their series when they play each ot ...

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Milton Doyle is fighting through the pain

  ROGERS PARK- The 4-2 Loyola Ramblers are off to their best season start in the Porter Moser era. The main reason for their early success is due to the quality of play by sophomore guard Milton Doyle. The Kansas transfer -and former standout at Marshall High School on the West Side- is LU's leading scorer (16.3 points per game), second leading rebounder (4.3 per game), plus he leads his team in assist ...

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DePaul’s defense leads them to victory over Northern Illinois

  ROSEMONT- After their big win over Stanford this past weekend, the DePaul Blue Demons (4-1) carried that momentum into Tuesday nights game against the Northern Illinois Huskies (3-2) and turned it into a 78-67 victory. They've now won two in-a-row. Defense, defense, defense was the Demons key to victory Tuesday. In the first half DePaul played a hard man-to-man defense against Northern and limited th ...

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Myke Henry leads DePaul to victory over Stanford

  ROSEMONT- After their disappointing loss to Lehigh back on Wednesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons were in need of a "pick me up" on Sunday afternoon. And the Demons (3-1) would get exactly that as they defeated Stanford (4-2) 87-72 at the Allstate Arena. Leading the way for DePaul was junior forward Myke Henry. The Illinois transfer led all scorers with a season-high 29 points. He also added six reb ...

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It’s back to work for Chicago’s college basketball teams

  Thanksgiving 2014 has come and gone, Black Friday is upon us, and that mean's college basketball in the Chicago area is about to resume. We enjoyed the food, family, fun, festivities and football games, as did our local hoops teams I'm sure. But as we get ready to go back to work and school, so do the players. Although their "jobs" differ slightly from ours. With that being said, here's what lies ahe ...

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Chicago’s top college basketball players so far.

  On this Thanksgiving Day, let us feast on a full course of college basketball. We're just a few weeks into the 2014-2015 season, but a handful of Chicago area players have already gotten the nations attention. These players have stood out on many levels in non-conference play, and they hope to carry that momentum into conference play come January and February. Here are the top players from each Chica ...

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