DECATUR– Johnny Miller scored 26 points and had eight rebounds as Judah Christian defeated Decatur Lutheran 61-53 on Friday night in overtime.
MAHOMET – If there was ever a good time to catch the flu bug, Neil Wright picked the right week.
With Mahomet-Seymour one game behind Bloomington Central Catholic in the loss column in the Corn Belt Conference race, the Bulldogs needed a win against Prairie Central to stay in contention for the title.
GIBSONCITY – Casey Cline and Kendall Hornstein both had 11 points as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley cruised to a 62-37 win against Deer Creek-Mackinaw on Friday.
The game was tied at 16 at the end of the first quarter, but GCMS held Dee-Mack to one second-quarter point to grab a 31-17 halftime lead.
GEORGETOWN – When you are 6-foot-10, your passing ability is not the first thing people notice about your game. Though still not his most dangerous weapon, Bismarck-Henning center Trey McCorkle has given opponents yet another worry with his passing precision this season.
McCorkle was on top of his game Friday night, leading Bismarck-Henning past Georgetown-Ridge Farm 66-29. The Blue Devils' big man tallied 15 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out four assists in the Vermilion Valley Conference contest.
CHAMPAIGN – Champaign Central basketball coach Scott Davis rarely goes deep into his bench.
Friday night against Mattoon, every Maroon set foot on the floor.
MOMENCE – Tyler Overstreet had 17 points for Paxton-Buckley-Loda, but the Panthers fell 55-43 to Momence on Friday.
URBANA – They've been flying under the Big 12 basketball radar since the conference race began in early December.
Never once above .500 – or even break-even – in the league as the halfway point of the Big 12 schedule came and went.