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Bleill on Zook

Should Ron Zook get an extension?


Illinois volleyball storylines

Illini facing rematch


Game 10: UI men vs. Oakland

Staff writer Paul Klee breaks down today's men's game against Oakland (Mich.):


Cole continues to hustle

CHAMPAIGN – Tuesday afternoon, just before Illinois basketball held practice at the Assembly Hall, Bill Cole sang a Christmas carol.

"I have great vocals," he said.


Maroons can't catch Jones, Tigers

URBANA – The first win of the season for Urbana's boys' basketball team denied Scott Davis the 300th victory of his coaching career.

For the Tigers' Deonta Jones, who scored 21 of his game-high 23 points Tuesday night during a first half when he didn't miss a shot, there was a more significant first.


Tuesday's highlights: Learnard's double-double leads Storm

Boys' basketball

Fisher 47, LeRoy 44. PARKER PERRERO and TREY ROGERS each scored 12 points for the visiting Bunnies. MATT ELKINS added 11. The Panthers got a game-high 19 points from JORDAN HALM.


Game 10: UI women vs. Oakland

Staff writer Tony Bleill breaks down Wednesday's women's game between Illinois and Oakland (Mich.):


Question of the Week: Should Unity and SJ-O play twice in one day?

Staff writer Jeff Huth says yes.

Q: Should St. Joseph-Ogden and Unity have agreed to play in two boys' basketball shootouts in one day?


N-G Girls' Basketball Top 10

This week: Girls' basketball

TEAM (PVS.), RECORD: COMMENT

1. Centennial (1), 6-0: Closest game was four points

2. Unity (2), 5-2: Losses to Teutopolis, LeRoy

3. Ridgeview (3), 8-1: Loss to Quincy Notre Dame

4. Tuscola (4), 5-0: Closest game was three points


Teams of the Week

Teams of the Week

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CHRISMAN BOYS' BASKETBALL

The unbeaten Cardinals (6-0), who have yet to play at home, had three double-figure scorers in a win at Unity. Derrick McCormick led with 14 points.

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ST. THOMAS MORE GIRLS' BASKETBALL