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Hall lifts Loyola of Chicago over Northern Iowa 88-46

Jan. 17, 2021 8:22 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tate Hall had 13 points off the bench to lead Loyola of Chicago to an 88-46 win over Northern Iowa on Sunday, the Ramblers’ eighth consecutive home victory. Braden Norris and Cameron Krutwig each had 11 points and four assists for Loyola of Chicago (10-3, 5-1 Missouri Valley...

Henry scores 16 to carry Bradley past Evansville 86-55

Jan. 17, 2021 6:54 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ja’Shon Henry had 16 points off the bench to lead Bradley to an 86-55 wire-to-wire win over Evansville on Sunday. The Braves built a 23-6 lead on a 3-pointer from Ville Tahvanainen seven minutes into the game. Terry Nolan Jr. had 13 points for Bradley (9-4, 3-1 Missouri Valley...

Henry scores 16 to carry Bradley past Evansville 86-55

Jan. 17, 2021 6:52 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ja’Shon Henry had 16 points off the bench to lead Bradley to an 86-55 win over Evansville on Sunday. Henry made 10 of 11 foul shots. Terry Nolan Jr. had 13 points for Bradley (9-4, 3-1 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Ville Tahvanainen...

Key scores 18 to lead Indiana St. over Illinois St. 74-68

Jan. 17, 2021 6:45 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 18 points as Indiana State turned aside a late rally to defeat Illinois State 74-68 on Sunday. Randy Miller Jr. had 13 points for Indiana State (6-7, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Tre Williams added 11 points and three blocks. Tobias Howard, Jr. had 11 points. Key...

Iowa center Luka Garza (55) looks to pass against Northwestern forward Pete Nance, right, and center Ryan Young during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Garza scores 17, No. 5 Iowa routs Northwestern 96-73

Jan. 17, 2021 3:31 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Luka Garza had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and No. 5 Iowa rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northwestern on Sunday. Joe Wieskamp had 16 points and CJ Fredrick added 13 as the Hawkeyes (12-2, 6-1 in the Big Ten) won their fifth straight. Iowa and Michigan are tied for...

4th victim dies after gunman's attacks in Chicago, suburbs

Jan. 17, 2021 1:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A 61-year-old woman became the fourth person to die from a series of shootings this month by a Chicago gunman who was later killed in a suburban police shootout, authorities said Sunday. Marta Torres, an Evanston woman who had been in critical condition for a week after being shot at an...

Howard leads UIC past Robert Morris 66-62 in OT

Jan. 16, 2021 9:27 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Howard scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago narrowly beat Robert Morris 66-62 in overtime on Saturday. Maurice Commander and Teyvion Kirk added 15 points each for the Flames. Commander also had eight rebounds, while Kirk posted eight rebounds. Illinois-Chicago (7-4, 4-2 Horizon League)...

Hall leads Loyola of Chicago over Northern Iowa 72-57

Jan. 16, 2021 8:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tate Hall scored a season-high 24 points as Loyola of Chicago extended its home win streak to seven games, topping Northern Iowa 72-57 on Saturday. Marquise Kennedy had 10 points for Loyola of Chicago (9-3, 4-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Keith Clemons added 10 points with five assists....

King scores 24, leads EKU past Eastern Illinois 93-85 in OT

Jan. 16, 2021 8:22 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Tre King scored 24 points, Wendell Green Jr. had nine of his 17 points in overtime, and Eastern Kentucky stretched its winning streak to seven games, defeating Eastern Illinois 93-85 on Saturday. King was 9-of-17 shooting with three 3-pointers. Green made two 3-pointers and was 3 of...

Childs scores 19 to lift Bradley over Evansville 69-60

Jan. 16, 2021 6:56 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Elijah Childs had 19 points and eight rebounds as Bradley defeated Evansville 69-60 on Saturday. Childs hit 9 of 11 shots. Terry Nolan Jr. had 16 points for Bradley (8-4, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Ville Tahvanainen added 13...