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  • Illinois adds two more commitments to 2018 recruiting class

    Illinois adds two more commitments to 2018 recruiting class

    Illinois has received two oral commitments in the last two days for its 2018 recruiting class, adding unrated wide receiver Edwin Carter on Monday and three-star defensive back Delano Ware on Sunday. The 6-foot, 190-pound Ware, from El Cerrito, Calif., flipped his commitment from Nevada after taking...

  • Assumption kicker Cole Tracy is the 2017 Fred Mitchell Award winner

    Assumption kicker Cole Tracy is the 2017 Fred Mitchell Award winner

    Cole Tracy couldn’t sleep. A restless Tracy lay in bed lamenting why he suddenly couldn’t kick straight at training camp, a development that surprised everyone familiar with the typically consistent Assumption College kicker. “It was just a period when I wasn’t necessarily on so I took a pause...

  • Loyola gaining attention with its best start since 1965

    Loyola gaining attention with its best start since 1965

    Loyola guard Donte Ingram remembers feeling the court vibrating from the roaring students at Florida as he dribbled the ball. Forward Aundre Jackson said he won’t forget the deafening crowd. “Donte was trying to call a call and I couldn’t hear him. I could just tell he was screaming,” Jackson said....

  • Illini fall to UNLV; Leron Black leaves after 12 minutes with injury

    Illini fall to UNLV; Leron Black leaves after 12 minutes with injury

    Last season UNLV didn't get its eighth win until Dec. 31, two games into Mountain West Conference action. Saturday night, the Runnin' Rebels improved to 8-2 with three games left on their non-conference schedule. Jovan Mooring shot 50 percent from the field and scored 27 points to lead UNLV to...

  • Notre Dame wins in Mike Brey's return to Delaware

    Notre Dame wins in Mike Brey's return to Delaware

    Mike Brey reunited with old friends, felt at home on a familiar sideline, and soaked in the cheers from Delaware fans still grateful for the way he stamped the program on the basketball map. The happy homecoming was going well — except for those peeks at the scoreboard. “First 15 minutes, I'm like,...

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