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Prep basketball preview: Quincy High School at Rock Island

Inside the matchup: This will be the Blue Devils' third straight Friday with a trip to the Quad Cities, and they will play four of the first five WB6 games away from Blue Devil Gym.

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Wallingford's size too much for Palmyra to handle
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Wallingford's size too much for Palmyra to handle

QUINCY -- Kevin Meyer said in early November that his Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team would have to get used to playing with a true post this season. After Tuesday night's 80-68 victory over Palmyra, it seems that the Raiders...

Pirates guard steals Spartans' chance to forge overtime
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Pirates guard steals Spartans' chance to forge overtime

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- When Dezi Jones missed the back half of a 1-and-1 with 10 seconds remaining in a three-point game Tuesday night, he knew he had to make up for it. "That's a clutch free throw. I need to make that," the Hannibal junior guard said.

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Hornets seize the lead, never let Tigers recover

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Brown County boys basketball team never allowed Jacksonville ISD to get comfortable Tuesday night. The Hornets blitzed the Tigers in the first quarter, building a 27-6 lead and cruising to an 82-33 victory.

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Tigers pile up points in first half in rout

CANTON, Mo. -- A big first half helped the Canton boys basketball team defeat South Shelby 78-38 Tuesday night. The Tigers piled up 47 points in the first half and led by 33 points at halftime. Koy Smith scored 17 points to lead Canton (4-3)...

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE: Little earns Christmas bragging rights on cousin
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BEYOND THE BOXSCORE: Little earns Christmas bragging rights on cousin

Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball coach Kevin Meyer was going over a scouting report on Palmyra with senior guard Mac Little before Tuesday's game when he asked him who he wanted to guard.

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Fromm, Tigers build insurmountable lead

QUEEN CITY, Mo. -- Will Fromm scored 30 points to lead the Scotland County boys basketball team past Schuyler County 71-38 on Tuesday. Fromm scored 21 of his 30 points in the first half as the Tigers built a 46-16 halftime lead.

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Talton, Panthers steadily pull away

CENTER, Mo. -- C.E. Talton had 24 points for the Monroe City boys basketball team in a 56-45 victory over Mark Twain on Tuesday. The Panthers (5-1) held the Tigers to six points in the second quarter, and Talton had seven in the quarter...

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Wolves cruise to victory on road

BRUSSELS, Ill. -- The Pleasant Hill boys basketball team used a balanced offensive attack to beat Brussels 67-41 Tuesday. The Wolves (4-3) jumped out to a 13-4 first-quarter lead as four of the five starters scored points in the first quarter.

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Langford, West Hancock roll past Monmouth-Roseville

HAMILTON, Ill. -- Riley Langford scored 16 of his 21 points in the second quarter to help the West Hancock boys basketball team build a nine-point lead at halftime and earn a 72-46 victory over Monmouth-Roseville on Tuesday night.