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West scores 18 to help Western Illinois down Southern Indiana 82-76

Feb. 24, 2024 19:55 PM EST

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Jesiah West scored 18 points as Western Illinois beat Southern Indiana 82-76 on Saturday night. West added nine rebounds for the Leathernecks (18-11, 11-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Ryan Myers hit two 3-pointers and scored 14 with five rebounds. Quinlan Bennett...

Brown's 17 lead Ohio past Northern Illinois 80-59

Feb. 24, 2024 19:50 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Miles Brown's 17 points helped Ohio defeat Northern Illinois 80-59 on Saturday night. Brown also contributed three steals for the Bobcats (15-12, 9-5 Mid-American Conference). Aidan Hadaway shot 6 of 6 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line to add 17 points....

Johnson scores 18 in Tennessee Tech's 75-67 victory against Eastern Illinois

Feb. 24, 2024 19:43 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rodney Johnson Jr. scored 18 points as Tennessee Tech beat Eastern Illinois 75-67 on Saturday night. Johnson was 7 of 10 shooting, including 2 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 2 for 3 from the line for the Golden Eagles (10-19, 5-11 Ohio Valley...

Coleman Hawkins scores 30, No. 12 Illinois rallies for a 95-85 win over Iowa

Feb. 24, 2024 18:24 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Coleman Hawkins scored 30 points and No. 12 Illinois rallied from a seven-point deficit in the second half to beat Iowa 95-85 on Saturday. Terrance Shannon Jr. and Justin Harmon each scored 12 points and Dain Dainja had eight rebounds for the Illini (20-7,...

Illinois judge who reversed rape conviction removed from bench after panel finds he circumvented law

Feb. 24, 2024 14:00 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois judge who sparked outrage by reversing a man’s rape conviction involving a 16-year-old girl has been removed from the bench after a judicial oversight body found he circumvented the law and engaged in misconduct. The Illinois Courts Commission removed...

Tennessee Tech hosts Eastern Illinois after Davis' 24-point performance

Feb. 24, 2024 04:21 AM EST

Eastern Illinois Panthers (13-15, 7-8 OVC) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (9-19, 4-11 OVC) Cookeville, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Eagles -1; over/under is 132.5 BOTTOM LINE: Tennessee Tech hosts the Eastern Illinois...

Southern Indiana faces Western Illinois following Hernandez's 28-point showing

Feb. 24, 2024 04:15 AM EST

Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles (8-20, 5-10 OVC) at Western Illinois Leathernecks (17-11, 10-5 OVC) Macomb, Illinois; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Leathernecks -6.5; over/under is 135.5 BOTTOM LINE: Southern Indiana visits the...

Deen leads Bradley against Illinois State

Feb. 24, 2024 03:58 AM EST

Illinois State Redbirds (14-14, 8-9 MVC) at Bradley Braves (19-9, 11-6 MVC) Peoria, Illinois; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Bradley hosts the Illinois State Redbirds after Duke Deen scored 35 points in Bradley's 86-62 win against the Missouri State Bears. ...

Humrichous leads Evansville against Southern Illinois after 20-point game

Feb. 24, 2024 03:54 AM EST

Southern Illinois Salukis (18-10, 10-7 MVC) at Evansville Purple Aces (15-13, 6-11 MVC) Evansville, Indiana; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Evansville hosts the Southern Illinois Salukis after Ben Humrichous scored 20 points in Evansville's 88-79 loss to the UIC...

Ohio visits Coit and Northern Illinois

Feb. 24, 2024 03:54 AM EST

Ohio Bobcats (14-12, 8-5 MAC) at Northern Illinois Huskies (9-17, 3-10 MAC) DeKalb, Illinois; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bobcats -7.5; over/under is 149.5 BOTTOM LINE: Northern Illinois hosts the Ohio Bobcats after David Coit...