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  1. Justin Wade of Notre Dame Fighting Irish blazing own hockey path

    Scott Powers

    Justin Wade of Notre Dame Fighting Irish is blazing his own hockey path.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  2. PG Brunson cuts list to Illinois, Villanova

    Scott Powers

    Stevenson senior point guard Jalen Brunson, ESPN's No. 22-ranked Class of 2015 prospect, trimmed his list to Illinois and Villanova on Monday and will announce his decision on Wednesday, according to reports. Brunson, a 6-foot-1 point guard, also ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  3. U.S. camp to include Hawks, Illinois players

    Scott Powers

    The Chicago Blackhawks and the state of Illinois will be well-represented when the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp begins Saturday. Four Blackhawks prospects, including one from Illinois, and two other Illinois players were among the 42...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  4. In Nick Schmaltz, Hawks draft a lifelong fan

    Scott Powers

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Blackhawks have been in the business of making childhood dreams come true in the past few NHL drafts. Having taken Illinois native and Blackhawks fan Ryan Hartman in the first round in 2013, the Blackhawks selected Madi...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  5. Former Illini big man Leonard still adjusting in NBA

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard has been fighting with himself to stay positive this season. Leonard, who is in second year with the Trail Blazers since leaving Illinois after his sophomore season, is a member of a team see...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  6. Charles Matthews of Chicago St. Rita commits to Kentucky Wildcats...

    Scott Powers

    St. Rita guard Charles Matthews, ESPN's No. 12-ranked junior, committed to Kentucky on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  7. College basketball: State of the state

    Scott Powers

    Illinois college basketball has seen some dark years in the last decade. The state didn't place a single team in the NCAA tournament in three of the last six seasons. Only the Illinois Fighting Illini kept the state from complete embarrassment wit...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Plainfield East's Jordan commits to Illini

    Scott Powers

    Plainfield East junior shooting guard Aaron Jordan committed to Illinois on Saturday. Jordan, a 6-foot-4 1/2, 180-pound guard, chose the Illini over Butler, Creighton, Indiana, Northwestern, Purdue, Xavier and Wisconsin. Jordan committed to Il...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  9. Curie's Alexander doesn't wait, signs with Kansas

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Curie senior power forward Cliff Alexander signed and faxed his letter of intent to Kansas on Saturday, according to a source. Alexander, ESPN's No. 3-ranked senior prospect, verbally committed to the Jayhawks over DePaul, Illinois and Mem...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  10. Recruiting door open despite Alexander commitment

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO - Cliff Alexander may go to Kansas ... or he may not. Alexander, ESPN's No. 3-ranked recruit, took a step in the direction of Lawrence, Kan. on Friday by announcing on ESPNU he was committing to the Jayhawks. That's enough to complete most r...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  11. Quentin Snider decommits from Illinois for Louisville

    Scott Powers

    ESPN 100 senior point guard Quentin Snider decommitted from Illinois and signed with Louisville on Friday, according to multiple reports.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  12. Simeon's Williams commits to Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Simeon junior forward D.J. Williams committed to Illinois on Tuesday. Williams, a 6-foot-7, 203-pound small forward, chose the Illini over DePaul, Florida, Georgetown, Providence, Purdue and SMU. "From my first time on campus, I was ju...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  13. Five potential impact transfers in Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Here's a look at five college basketball transfers who could be impact players for Illinois programs this season: Kelsey Barlow, UIC, guard, redshirt senior Barlow, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, has the potential to be one of the top players in the ...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  14. Alexander recruiting visit has Illini excited

    Scott Powers

    Illinois has been waiting for another Marcus Liberty for nearly 30 years. Liberty was considered the best high school player in the country in the class of 1987 and chose the Illini over Syracuse. Since then, Illinois hasn't been able to secure an...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  15. No. 3 prospect Cliff Alexander tweets top 5 choices

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Curie senior power forward Cliff Alexander, the No. 3-ranked prospect in the ESPN 100, tweeted Monday that his top five schools, in no particular order, are Illinois, DePaul, Michigan State, Kansas and Memphis.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  16. Four schools with best shot at Okafor

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Whitney Young center Jahlil Okafor, ESPN's top-ranked senior, hasn't officially cut his list to four schools, but Baylor, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky have the best chance of landing him, Okafor's father said on Sunday. Jahlil Okafor told S...

    Blog | October 06, 2013