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Illinois Rankings for the Week of Feb. 8

1. Northwestern (16-8, 4-7 Big Ten). Last week: 2 Northwestern ended its five-game losings streak with an easy win against Minnesota. Still in search of a quality win, the Wildcats head to Ohio State on Tuesday.   2. Southern Illinois (18-7, 7-5 MVC). Last week: 1 Southern Illinois is reeling with four straight losses. Once a MVC title contender, the Salukis now need a strong finish...
Via The Catch and Shoot
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Martin beats SIU Edwardsville, 79-62

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Twymond Howard scored 23 points and Tennessee-Martin pulled away from SIU Edwardsville in the second half in a 79-62 win on Saturday night. Myles Taylor added 17 points and six rebounds and Alex Anderson finished with 14 points for the Skyhawks (13-12, 5-5 Ohio Valley), who have won three straight. Tennessee-Martin shot 60 percent from the field and had...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State cruises past SIU-Edwardsville 70-54

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Bryce Jones scored 16 points and Murray State cruised to a 70-54 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday night. Jeffery Moss made three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Murray State (10-10, 4-3 Ohio Valley). Damarcus Croaker had 12 points and Wayne Langston added 11 for the Racers. Gee McGhee had a game-high eight rebounds and chipped in five points...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Thoughts from the 2016 MLS SuperDraft

If you were able to follow all the twists and turns of the MLS SuperDraft, you really needed to pay attention all day. With so much wheelin’ and dealin’ it was one of the most active and complicated MLS SuperDrafts in the history of the league. First, the Chicago Fire surprised everyone by selecting Jack Harrison with the first pick, then trading him just 40 minutes later to...
Via Bloguin Best
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee State holds off SIU Edwardsville 63-60

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tahjere McCall converted a 3-point play and Xavier Richards tipped in a missed shot, both in the final minute, and Tennessee State won its third straight to open Ohio Valley Conference play, beating Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 63-60 Saturday night. Tennessee State led by two at intermission and extended the lead to as many as 12 points after Marcus Roper...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio Valley Conference Preview

Last season Murray State had a lottery pick, went 16-0 in the regular season….and missed out on the NCAA tournament thanks to an epic conference title game loss to Belmont. It was another example of the cruel nature of single bid leagues. Even more than North Carolina Central, who also ran through its league undefeated, the Racers had a legitimate shot in the NCAA tournament. Murray...
Via The Student Section
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Louis beats SIU Edwardsville 67-61

ST. LOUIS -- Austin McBroom scored 13 points and Achraf Yacoubou added 10 to lead Saint Louis to a 67-61 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday night. Saint Louis led 37-34 at the break, and opened the second with a 10-4 run to stretch its lead to 47-38. SIU Edwardsville pulled within one point three times in the final 5:21, the last when Maurice Wiltz hit a 3-pointer with 1:45...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Silver Knights come through in ninth, best Navigators at Fraser

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — On Thursday night, it was a former Navigator coming up big for the Nashua Silver Knights. North Andover, Mass. native catcher Brandon Walsh (UMass) tripled to the deepest part of Fraser Field and scored on an error in the ninth inning to lift Nashua to its second consecutive win over the North Shore Navigators, this time a 5-4 decision in the...
Via Mill City Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Big seventh inning helps Navigators past Pittsfield Suns

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — The North Shore Navigators were down in the count midway through Wednesday night’s Futures Collegiate Baseball League contest at Fraser Field, but things can change quickly in baseball. One hit led to another, and before fans could blink an eye, they had struck for a seven-run seventh inning and went on to an 11-7 win over the Pittsfield Suns...
Via Mill City Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Navigators rocked by Torrington following Tuesday offensive explosion

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — After scoring a franchise-record 18 runs at Wachusett, the North Shore Navigators managed just seven hits and lost for the third time in four games on Wednesday night, dropping a 12-2 decision to the Torrington Titans at Fraser Field. Torrington used excellent starting pitching from Mike Bonaiuto (Fairfield) over the first six innings and hits...
Via Mill City Sports
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitching solid, but Navigators still searching for winning hit after home-opening loss

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — Fraser Field was packed for its 2014 opening on Saturday night, but the North Shore Navigators could not find their offense at the most opportune times once again. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs pitchers Connor Smith (The College of New Jersey) and Evan Mackintosh (UMass) combined to allow just four hits and shut out the North Shore Navigators, 2-0. “It’s...
Via Mill City Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ultra Early Illinois Basketball Rankings for the 2014-15 Season

1. Illinois Key losses: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey Key returners: Rayvonte Rice, Tracy Abrams, Nnanna Egwu, Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill, Jaylon Tate Key additions: Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks, Darius Paul, Leron Black, Michael Finke Illinois should return to the NCAA Tournament in 2014-15. The Fighting Illini return point guard Tracy Abrams, leading scorer Rayvonte Rice and post presence...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

SIU Edwardsville beats Murray State 67-60

Rozell Nunn scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead SIU Edwardsville in a 67-60 victory over Murray State on Saturday. Christian Salecich came off the bench to add 13 points and four assists for the Cougars (6-13, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Donivine Stewart scored 11 points and had six assists. Murray State's Payne Cameron made a layup in the final seconds of the...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville beats Robert Morris 102-78

Maurice Wiltz scored a career-high 20 points as SIU-Edwardsville snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-78 win over NAIA Robert Morris-Springfield on Sunday. Wiltz hit back-to-back 3-pointers and a layup to give SIU-Edwardsville (3-10) a 40-31 lead with 3:13 remaining in the first half. Wiltz finished with five 3-pointers on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. Robert Morris...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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