EIU head coach Dino Babers sits down with WCIA 3's Matt Wettersten to talk about rumors that he interviewed for the Eastern Michigan job.
Amber Moore scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Illinois to the most improbable of wins 71-70 over Seton Hall Monday night at State Farm Center. Illinois trailed by 20 points (63-43) midway through the second half before rallying for the one-point victory. Illinois improves to 6-5; they'll host UT-Martin December 21.
He is only a few games into high school career, but St. Thomas More's Doug Wallen is already emerging as one of the area's bright young stars. WCIA 3's Matt Wettersten has more on how Wallen is hoping to take himself, and more importantly his team, to new heights this season.
The Illinois men's basketball team got back on track Sunday with a blow-out win over Auburn. They say it was a great way to put the Georgia Tech loss behind them. Tougher games are on the way with Dartmouth Tuesday night, and then back-to-back Top 25 tests against Oregon and Missouri.
The Illini basketball team defeated Auburn 81-62 to improve to 8-1 on the season Saturday. Rayvonte Rice led the Illini with 22 points. Illinois made a season high 12 three-pointers.
The Illinois volleyball team rallied from a first set loss to defeat Marquette 3-1 and advance to the sweet 16. Illinois hosts the NCAA regional at State Farm Center next week.
Eastern Illinois picked up its first playoff win since 1989 with a 51-10 win over Tennessee State Saturday.
It was one of the most thrilling games in the history of the Central/Centennial basketball rivalry. Here is bonus video and interviews of the game - where Central defeated Centennial 80-79 in triple overtime.
Boys basketball highlights & results
The Illinois basketball team is headed back to Georgia this weekend. Sunday afternoon's game against Auburn will be their second game of the week in Atlanta. WCIA 3's Bret Beherns has been there all week and has more on how they're turning the page after their first defeat.
Illini win 25-22, 25-21, 25-16
An extended look at Illinois-signee Michael Finke in action against Central.
The Illinois volleyball team will start it's NCAA Tournament run Friday night when they host Morehead State in the first round. Illinois is the No. 13 seed and could play at home all the way until the Final Four.
Four-star quarterback Jack Beneventi (Lisle, Ill - Benet Academy) verbally committed to Iowa Thursday night, picking the Hawkeyes over Illinois.
Girls & boys basketball, wrestling scores