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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.

Music on Main: Guitarist Branson Ravanh

Branson Ravanh, 16, of Champaign, who plays in After Curfew, put his ax, aptly named Jimi, to work Tuesday, Jan.

VIDEO: Matt Reed Postgame, Tuscola-Unity Boys' Basketball

Unity boys' basketball coach Matt Reed reacts to his team's 49-37 victory over Tuscola in nonconference action on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: Jan. 9, 2017

Preps coordinator Colin Likas debuts a revamped Best of the Bunch, with high school sports news from the week that was and the week ahead, in addition to our five top teams.

Crime Stoppers: St. Joseph burglaries

Champaign County Sheriff’s investigator Tim Beckett describes burglaries that took place Nov. 10 and Dec. 15 in St. Joseph that are believed to be connected. To leave an anonymous tip, call Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477, go online to or use the free "P3 Tips" mobile app.

Wired In: Philip Krein

Hear from Philip Krein talk about some his work and inventions that have earned him several honors.

Underwood: 'A real lack of consistency'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's 79-69 loss at Michigan on Saturday.

Nichols: 'It's about sustaining effort'

Illinois redshirt sophomore forward Kipper Nichols talks about the Illini's better start and rougher finish in Saturday's loss at Michigan, while freshman forward Greg Eboigbodin discusses his second straight strong performance.