NEW YORK, NY -- A big night for the Illini Men's Basketball Team.
SHELBY COUNTY -- It's the end of an era for a decades-long tradition. The hatchet was up for grabs on Wednesday night at the homecoming game between Windsor and Stewardson-Strasburg.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area high school basketball team is keeping their late coach's tradition going.
CHAMPAIGN -- Professional basketball is coming to town.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Faculty and staff at UI got early Christmas presents.
Update: 10:23 pm, 11/7/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- It's not the final product, but it will have to do, at least for this season.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The Fighting Illini Basketball Team will be playing in Springfield next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- The life story of Ronnie Fields has had its ups-and-downs as he pursued his basketball career.
CHAMPAIGN -- Professional basketball is headed here. The Champaign Swarm is the newest member of the Midwest Professional Basketball Association.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More than 100 women went to school Tuesday night, to learn the ABC's of playing hoops.
DANVILLE -- Get set for some big basketball competition!
DANVILLE -- The Dustbowl Basketball Tournament has been a summer favorite for more than 40 years.
DANVILLE -- Some familiar faces are part of the new Riverhawks franchise.
DANVILLE -- For many kids, shooting hoops is a big part of summer. But not here. The city won't allow portable hoops to be put up on or near streets and sidewalks.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police say a UI basketball player was arrested early Tuesday.
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