CHAMPAIGN -- People packed bars and restaurants to watch the final championship game, but now, the tournament is over and it's back to work.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Basketball fans got a scare when power to nearly 6,000 homes went out.
URBANA -- UI students gathered at the Illini Union to watch Thursday's basketball tournament games.
CHAMPAIGN -- Making the NIT tournament meant a possible home game for the Fighting Illini, but not this year.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illinois Basketball Team tipped off the Big 10 Tournament Thursday morning at 11 am.
ST. JOSEPH -- Tensions were high at the state title game.
CHAMPAIGN -- The loyalty of Illini fans was tested with Tuesday night's weather.
GIFFORD -- The Eagles at Gifford Grade School scored a big win. The 7th grade basketball team won its conference championship.
CHAMPAIGN -- A high school basketball team is trying to make everyone's Thanksgiving a slam dunk!
CHAMPAIGN -- It was a loud, cheering sea of orange and blue sweeping into the State Farm Center Friday.
Update: 10:23 pm URBANA -- Team members of the famous Flyin' Illini Basketball team flew in for a reunion Friday night.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Another Illini basketball team started its season.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- If you knew you could get season tickets for Illini Basketball by making a half-court shot, would you try it? Of course!
CHICAGO -- This Illinois teen isn't just a goal-setter, he's now a nationally-known goal maker.
ATWOOD -- The 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams from Our Town are taking the challenge.
St. Joseph-Ogden and Peoria Irish guard calls himself a gym rat, and hopes the extra shots will pay off.
Newest Illinois transfer Jon Ekey discusses his decision with WCIA's Austin Kim.
DANVILLE -- The National Junior College Basketball Tournament is staying in town.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Winter weather created some extra obstacles for UI campus workers Monday.
DANVILLE -- The NJCAA Tournament looks to bring in more than $2 million this week.
Haven't made your bracket yet for the NCAA Tournament? Good! Austin Kim recommends waiting until the last minute. See what else he suggests in this segment from ciLiving.
The Morning Show issued a challenge to ciLiving: a winner-eat-all Bracket-Off for this year's NCAA Tournament. The losing team cooks a meal for the victors on their show! And... it's on.
CHAMPAIGN -- March Madness is here and so are those office pools and brackets.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you're looking for Illini basketball tickets this weekend, you may be in luck.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illini game was on early Thursday, but true fans didn't let work work get in their way.
The junior guard works out, but Groce would not say if Bertrand would play in Thursday's game vs. Minnesota.
Local high school playoff scores for Friday, March 1st.
Peoria-native scores 18 points while team earns first 4-game win streak in Big Ten play since 2010.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's not in a classroom but rather on a court where these two put their twist on signing to work.
CHAMPAIGN -- Shooting hoops has been a passion for Chris Caulfield since he was little kid, even if it meant fighting through a lifelong disability.
Inventor of the breakaway rim does a favor for his nephew, and revolutionizes the game.
Big shot Griff talks about the biggest shot of his career, beating #1 Indiana.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illini basketball team has been trying to make its wins outweigh losses this season.
Local high school scores for February 1st, 2013
Local scores from Full Court Friday for February 1st, 2013.
Illinois losses 74-60 as Trey Burke picks apart the Illini.
CHAMPAIGN -- Coaches and fans around the county have a different dress code Sunday.
You gotta see Shiloh's Cyrus Furgeson nail this late heave to beat the buzzer.
HOOPESTON -- Students got a special surprise at Friday night's basketball game.
Monticello senior forward returns to the hardwood after missing his junior season.
High school basketball finals from January 18th, 2013
High school basketball finals for January 18th 2013.
Illini try to respond with toughness after coming off a blowout loss
Brandon Paul had 21 points, while DJ Richardson reaches double digits for the first time in almost a month.
Illinois wins 74-55, as Egwu breaks out with 16 points and 8 rebounds,
Karisma Penn carries Illini to a 70-59 upset of #6 Georgia at Assembly Hall
High school basketball scores for December 28th.
Brandon Paul talks about putting the team's Braggin' Rights loss behind them and preparing for Auburn.
Sophomore chips in 12 points and nine rebounds in loss to Missouri.