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  1. Quenneville touts Kane's Olympic play

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Patrick Kane may not have produced like he would have hoped for the U.S. in the Olympics, but Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville took plenty of positive from Kane's performances. Kane finished the tournament with zero goals and f...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Blackhawks take part in rookie tournament

    Scott Powers

    Andrew Shaw and Brandon Saad were among the participants the last time the Chicago Blackhawks were involved in a rookie tournament. That was September of 2011. Shaw earned a spot on the Blackhawks' NHL roster that season, and Saad also made his N...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  4. Jamall Walker suspended for 2 games

    Scott Powers

    Illinois assistant coach Jamall Walker has received a two-game tournament suspension and a public reprimand from the Division I men's basketball committee for his misconduct following the Illini's loss to Miami in the NCAA tournament last season. ...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  5. Illinois assistant coach Jamall Walker banned 2 postseason games

    Scott Powers

    Illinois assistant coach Jamall Walker has received a two-game tournament suspension and a public reprimand from the Division I men's basketball committee for his misconduct following the Illini's loss to Miami in the NCAA tournament last season.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  6. Illinois well represented on tourney rosters

    Scott Powers

    The state of Illinois will be represented by 41 players on the 68 teams in the NCAA tournament this year. Here's a look at the players, including their hometowns and high schools: Illinois sophomore guard Tracy Abrams (Chicago, Mount Carmel) West...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  7. No. 7 seed Illini to face No. 10 Colorado

    Scott Powers

    Illinois was selected Sunday to play in the NCAA Tournament as a No. 7 seed and will play No. 10-seeded Colorado in Austin, Tex. in the East region on Friday. The Illinois-Colorado winner will play the winner of No. 2-seeded Miami and No. 15-seede...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  8. Groce: Illinois belongs in NCAA tourney

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Illinois coach John Groce said Friday he is confident the Illini accomplished enough this season to be selected to the NCAA tournament. "At this point, I think we've done what we needed to do, but again that's out of my hands," Groce sa...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Indiana 80, Illinois 64

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at Indiana's 80-64 win over Illinois in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals at the United Center on Friday. How it happened: Poor shooting coupled by the play of Cody Zeller led to a disastrous first half for Illino...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Paul finds winning touch at crucial moment

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Jeff Pagliocca turned to his right midway through the second half of Thursday's Big Ten tournament game between Illinois and Minnesota and made a comment to Brandon Paul's father, Cliff Sr., while they were seated five rows behind the Illi...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Illinois 51, Minnesota 49

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at Illinois' 51-49 win over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten tournament Thursday at United Center. How it happened: Illinois senior guard Brandon Paul hit a fadeaway, mid-range jumper at the buzzer to give...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  12. NU's Hearn reflects on inspirational career

    Scott Powers

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- What senior guard Reggie Hearn did at Northwestern on the court, which recently culminated into an all-conference honorable mention selection, can be attributed to the countless hours he put into his game. How he ended up here an...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  13. Loyola to celebrate 50th anniversary of title

    Scott Powers

    Loyola is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ramblers' 1963 NCAA tournament championship, which has remained the lone title by a team from Illinois. Loyola will honor players from the 1962-63 team during Saturday's game against Illinois-...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  14. Three things we've learned about Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Here are three things we've learned about Illinois during its non-conference schedule: 1. Illinois is an NCAA tournament team: The Illini and first-year coach John Groce have been one of the nation's biggest surprises during the non-conference sea...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  15. Jabari to return to action in Pontiac

    Scott Powers

    Simeon forward and Duke recruit Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior, will play in the Pontiac (Ill.) Holiday Tournament, which opens Thursday night, after missing the Wolverines' last three games to improve his conditioning, according to Simeon ...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  16. Ten predictions for state basketball teams

    Scott Powers

    The college basketball season tips off on Friday, and here are my 10 predictions for the hoops year in Illinois: 1. This is finally the year for Northwestern to reach the NCAA tournament: The Wildcats don't exactly have the star power of John Shu...

    Blog | November 09, 2012