Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Monday's highlights: SJ-O girls outlast Tuscola in OT

In girls’ basketball

N-G Top 10: Girls' basketball (Nov. 30)

Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis unveils his first rankings of the 2015-16 girls’ hoops season:

1. St Thomas More    Return of Ohio State commit Tori McCoy makes the Sabers the top team in the area.

Girls hoops: Three December games, tourneys to watch

With the debut of our girls’ basketball top 10, staff writer Scott Richey has three games and three Christmas tournaments worth checking out this season:

December games to see
Cissna Park at Iroquois West, Dec. 7

Saturday's highlights: Finkes lead Central to consolation title

In boys’ basketball

Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournament

■ Champaign Central 47, Pekin 42. Tim Finke scored 20 points and Nick Finke had 12 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double as the Maroons won the consolation championship in Springfield.

Quincy Thanksgiving Tournament

Friday's highlights: GCMS, LeRoy boys hoops to meet in finale

In boys’ basketball
Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournament

Wednesday's highlights: Nottingham, Chargers get first win

In boys’ basketball

Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournament 

Tuesday's highlights: Central's Finke falls in debut

In boys’ basketball

The Shootout Series
■ Milwaukee Riverside 57, Champaign Central 34. The Maroons were held to two first-quarter points at Washington and dropped the first game in Jeff Finke’s coaching tenure. The Maroons trailed 44-19 entering the fourth period. Tim Finke led Central with nine points and Matt Sharick added seven.

Teams of the Week: B-H girls' basketball leads way

Bismarck-Henning Girls’ Basketball
The Blue Devils won two games on Saturday at the Cissna Park/Watseka Tournament. Stephanie Bott led the way with 13 points in a 50-27 win against Wilmington, and Lindsey Andrews poured in 23 in a 43-39 win against Watseka.

Athletes of the Week: Maynard and Fishel

Kellyn Maynard
Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls’ basketball

Why she was chosen: Senior topped 1,000 career points last week, becoming the first player in PBL history to do so and established a career rebounding record at the school while helping Panthers finish 3-1 at the Lady Falcons and Bunnies Tip-Off Classic.

Nov. 25 prep sports chat

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 12:30pm

Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is DeKalb-bound later this week for a pair of state championship games. Will Arcola return home with its first state title since 1988? Can Unity's somewhat unexpected run end in Scott Hamilton's first state championship in his fifth trip? Zilis can answer those questions — and more — at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.