Illinois Prep Boys Basketball Preseason Previews

Brown County Coach: Jared Hoots (111-125 at Brown County, 11th season). 2016-17 season: 14-10 (9-1, first place in the Western Illinois Valley Conference). Returning starters: F Tanner Sussenbach, 6-3, Sr.; G Darian Drake, 5-10, Sr.; G Nathan Hendricke

Women's College Basketball

HLGU falls to ranked Lyon

BATESVILLE, Ark. -- Kenna Greenway scored a team-high 19 points, but the Hannibal-LaGrange University women's basketball team fell to 14th-ranked Lyon College 101-59 in American Midwest Conference action Thursday. HLGU (0-5, 0-1 AMC) trailed by eight point

Slow-starting Hawks unable to rev up offense
Men's College Basketball

Slow-starting Hawks unable to rev up offense

QUINCY -- A trend is developing, and that's not a good thing. For the second time in three games, the Quincy University men's basktball team failed to score in the first five minutes. Wednesday night, it didn't leave the Hawks in a crater-sized deficit...

Prep Girls Basketball

Western-Payson grabs victory in first game as new co-op

KINDERHOOK, Ill. -- The opening game for the new Western-Payson Seymour girls basketball co-op was a successful one. Blair Borrowman scored a game-high 24 points, including 4 of 4 from the free-throw line, to help Western-Payson beat Winchester West Centra

Prep Girls Basketball

Knipe's 22 points helps West Hancock knock off C-SE

AUGUSTA, Ill. -- Emma Knipe scored 13 of her game-high 22 points in the second half to help the West Hancock girls basketball team beat Central-Southeastern 52-44 Wednesday night. Knipe had nine points in the first half after scoring seven in the second qu

Men's College Basketball

Fadika's 16 points not enough for JWCC

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Despite 16 points from Aziz Fadika, the John Wood Community College men's basketball team fell 79-62 to Kirkwood Community College Wednesday night. JWCC started slow offensively by shooting 37.9 percent from the floor while Kirkwood s

Women's College Basketball

Trail Blazers blown out on the road

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The John Wood Community College women's basketball team started slow and couldn't catch up in a 75-36 loss to Kirkwood Community College Wednesday night. The Trail Blazers scored just two points in the opening 10 minutes and trailed 1

Prep Girls Basketball

Pittsfield can't hold on to first-quarter lead

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- The Pittsfield girls basketball team led 11-9 after the first quarter but fell to Jacksonville Routt 56-31 on Tuesday night in its season opener. The Rockets outscored the Saukees 16-6 in the second quarter to take an eight-point half

Women's College Basketball

C-SC's winning streak over HLGU reaches eight

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton College women's basketball team put four players in double figures in a 71-58 non-conference victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University Tuesday night at Porter Gym. The victory is the eighth straight for the Wildcats (2-

Men's College Basketball

Potter's big second half leads Wildcats

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team outscored Hannibal-LaGrange University 37-9 in the first 11 minutes of the second half on its way to a 91-66 victory in a non-conference game at Porter Gymnasium Tuesday night. The Wildcats

New-look Mustangs roll in season opener
Prep Girls Basketball

New-look Mustangs roll in season opener

MENDON, Ill. -- Tuesday night's game against West Hancock was more than the start of a new season for the Unity girls basketball team. It was the beginning of a new era. Last year's historic season ended with the school's first trip to the state tournament