CHAMPAIGN — A University of Illinois basketball player charged with resisting a police officer and underage drinking is due back in court next month.
Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday by UI police after they say he ran from them.
Illinois has had multiple Big Ten road games end under the lights throughout the years.
They'll have at least two during the 2014 season that will start at night.
The Big Ten opener at Nebraska is slated for an 8 p.m. kickoff on Sept. 27, it was announced on Tuesday. The game will be televised on Big Ten Network.
BOSTON — Tatyana McFadden celebrated her 25th birthday in style Monday.
McFadden, a former University of Illinois student, won the women’s wheelchair race for the second consecutive year. She was timed in 1 hour, 35 minutes, 6 seconds.
She pulled into the lead near the halfway mark but had company the remainder of the race.
Junior guard Ivory Crawford was named Illinois women’s basketball MVP at the team’s postseason banquet Monday night.
■ Oakwood 12, Bismarck-Henning 1. The Comets scored in every inning. Taylor Turner struck out 14 in the complete-game shutout. Hunter Phelps was 3 for 4. Landon Turner, Skyler Slade and Alex Anderson had two RBI apiece. Kyle Girton, Blake Vinson and Wade Abbott each had one RBI.
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