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Monday highlights: Farchmin lifts Bulldogs

Boys' basketball

At Tri-County. MITCHELL BRYANT scored 21 points and MATT MASER added 19 as Westville defeated Hutsonville 67-53. The Tigers also beat Arthur 58-46 behind 28 points from Maser. ZACH DAVIS added 18. Arthur got 20 points from JESSE DAILY.

Super sophs shining at Okaw Valley tourney

BETHANY – All Kandie Bloch and Asia Morrison lack is the seniority that comes from being fourth-year varsity basketball players.

They are sophomores at Argenta-Oreana and Sullivan, respectively, and on Monday they served as catalysts as their teams advanced into the quarterfinals in the 35-year-old Okaw Valley Girls' Holiday Tournament.

Asmussen's postcard from Houston

Bob Asmussen will check in daily from Houston

Benn's season ends early

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay rookie receiver Arrelious Benn has torn a ligament in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season.

Holcombe's visit a rush for current Illini

Bob Asmussen's notes from Monday in Houston.

5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without:

Illinois not in Paul Klee's Top 25.

For Baylor, lots of smiles thanks to Briles

WACO, Texas – Somewhere, Mike Singletary is smiling.

Oh, not because of his San Francisco 49ers. They're dreadful. The third-year coach got so angry during a blowout loss to San Diego that he kicked the challenge flag after tossing it on the field. While wearing sunglasses. At night. See no evil ...

Illini remain in Top 25

Bruce Weber's team drops to No. 23 entering Big Ten play.

10 must-see places to visit in Houston

If you have a lot of time in Houston, here are 10 places we recommend you visit:

When Prosch leads, Illini are wise to follow

HOUSTON – Watch Mikel Leshoure during Wednesday's Texas Bowl. After he gets the ball, look in front of him and see if you notice No. 35. For the first time.

There's a good chance No. 35 will be knocking down a Baylor linebacker. Or safety. Paving the way for a big gain by Leshoure.