Rayvonte Rice scored 13 points and Nnanna Egwu and Joseph Bertrand added 11 apiece as Illinois got past Dartmouth, 72-65, Tuesday night at Assembly Hall.
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch was named one of six finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday evening following a record-setting season that saw the Huskies finish 12-1.
After falling to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game and losing a shot at a BCS bowl game, Northern Illinois will play Utah State in the Poinsettia Bowl, the team announced Sunday.
3wThough the polls aren't helping, the Badgers are sneaking up on a potential at-large bid to a BCS bowl game, and the reason is the dynamic duo of running backs James White and Melvin Gordon.
3wCleveland Melvin and Brandon young had big games as DePaul used a strong second half to down Milwaukee Tuesday while Loyola pulled out a win and SIU lost to Austin Peay.
3wThree of the best preps hoops players in the Chicagland area joined SportsTalk Live Tuesday to discuss their recruiting journeys and why they chose the school they did.
3wEdgy Tim rounds up the latest in recruiting news from around the Chicagoland area, including Notre Dame running back Chris James, who committed to Pitt.
3wBrian Kelly said he's pleased with Kona Schwenke's ankle and that linebacker Ishaq Williams is getting better as the Irish begin prepping for Saturday's showdown against BYU.
3wNorthern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch was named one of five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award given to college seniors and fourth-year juniors.
3wIllinois has made countless mistakes this season and have seen its conference losing streak extend to 20 games. But, with a trip to play league-worst Purdue this week, will the streak finally snap?