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TRI-COUNTY GIRLS' BASKETBALL
The Titans (12-4) raised their winning streak to seven games by opening Little Okaw Valley Conference action with back-to-back wins. Amber Meyer had 15 points and Autumn Meyer 14 points in a win against South Piatt.
ARCOLA BOYS' BASKETBALL
Recently: Diver followed up on win at New Trier Invitational with a record-setting performance in the Centennial Invitational. His score of 528.85 took down a record that had stood since 1994 (463.80).
Longest-tenured varsity basketball head coaches at one school, courtesy Jeff Huth
Nancy Stiff, Arcola
This week's: Boys' basketball
SCHOOL (Prvs.) RECORD
1. Paxton-Buckley-Loda (1) 14-0 n Assigned to its own Class 2A regional
2. Danville (2) 8-6 n Assigned to Bradley-B. Class 4A regional
3. Salt Fork (3) 14-1 n Assigned to its own Class 1A regional at Catlin
Question of the Week:
Who wins Friday's boys' basketball game, Central or Centennial?
Staff writer MARCUS JACKSON says ... CENTENNIAL
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In an effort to attract students, Penn State offered $5 student tickets for Tuesday's game. Ticket sales benefited the PSU Dance Marathon, a worthy operation that raises funds for pediatric cancer research.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - So that's what happens when Illinois doesn't light the nets on fire.
The Illini come fluttering back down to earth.
Penn State stumped No. 16 Illinois with a 57-55 upset tonight at sparsely attended Bryce Jordan Center.