HS Baseball: Mahomet-Seymour vs. Urbana

Mahomet-Seymour hosted Urbana in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday March 23, 2019.

UI Softball vs. Wisconsin

The Illinois softball team hosted Wisconsin at Eichelberger Field in Urbana on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Kuhn leaving her own standard at Illinois

Ling Kuhn dives at 11:15 a.m. today at the NCAA championships in Austin, Texas. The N-G caught up with the first Illini diver to represent the program at the NCAA meet since 1992

Friday's prep highlights: STM's Kalponek excels

Prep highlights

In baseball

The day's NCAA guide: Second-round games offer intriguing storylines

College basketball writer SCOTT RICHEY spent the last two days watching basketball — all of it. Here's the must-see games on his schedule today:

Kentucky vs. Wofford

1:40 p.m., CBS

NJCAA men's basketball roundup: Kirkwood, Johnson County to meet in title game

DANVILLE — Top-seeded Kirkwood continued its march towards an NJCAA Division II men's basketball national title with an impressive 84-70 win against Erie (N.Y.) on Friday night.

Parker not done for Illini at NCAA championships

PITTSBURGH — Emery Parker is the last man standing for Illinois wrestling.

The redshirt senior showed during last season's NCAA championships his ability to perform in must-win scenarios when he reeled off seven straight wins in wrestlebacks en route to a third-place finish.

Yalowitz's fourth inning homer sends Illini toward rout of Redbirds

CHAMPAIGN — Jack Yalowitz was looking for a specific pitch when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning of Friday's game against Illinois State.

UI Baseball vs. Illinois State 2019

Illinois vs. Illinois State in a NCAA baseball game at Illinois Field in Champaign on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Tom's #Mailbag, March 22, 2019

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This week's mailbag is bulging more than Bruce Pearl's pockets — and his shirts.