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Colin's Best Of The Bunch: Jan. 15, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas recaps the week that was in high school sports and ranks five local teams that stood out.

Those Who Served: Erik Coy

Hear from Erik Coy, of Savoy, about his two deployments to Iraq with the United States Marine Corps.

Hitting the road with the Schlarman girls' basketball team

Preps coordinator Colin Likas went behind the scenes with the Schlarman girls' basketball team as it took a trip to Lisle on Jan. 6, 2018, to compete against Simeon in the Chicagoland Shootout.

Jalen Moore: inspired by Martin Luther King

Stratton Elementary School fifth-grader Jalen Moore explains what he finds inspiring about the life of Martin Luther King.

Wired In: Iwona Jasiuk

Hear from Iwona Jasiuk, Professor in Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois.

Tim Finke Postgame: Champaign Central-Urbana Boys' Basketball

Champaign Central senior Tim Finke discusses his boys' basketball team's 75-51 victory over Big 12 Conference opponent Urbana on Friday, Jan. 12.

Game of the Week: Champaign Central at Urbana boys' basketball

Tim Finke scored 22 points, Jonte Coleman had 14 and Khalieo Terry threw down another big dunk in Champaign Central's 75-51 win over Urbana Friday. Check out all of the highlights below.


Illinois led by as many as 20 and nearly fought off an Iowa comeback by virtue of 27 points from freshman Trent Frazier, but the Hawkeyes dominated overtime to take home a 104-97 win. Check out all the highlights below, along the WDWS radio call courtesy of Learfield and Illinois Athletics. 

The Locker Room With ... St. Thomas More Girls' Basketball

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest edition of The Locker Room brings in members of the St. Thomas More girls' basketball team — coach Tom Garriott and players NaKaya Hughes and Emma Blomberg — to discuss their 2017-18 season to this point.

Underwood: 'We've got to get better'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's 104-97 overtime loss to Iowa on Thursday at State Farm Center. The seven-point defeat kept the Illini winless in Big Ten play and now alone at the bottom of the conference.