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    Toews, Sharp, Saad lead Blackhawks past Canucks

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Brandon Saad each had a goal and an assist in the second period as the Chicago Blackhawks scored in quick succession to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Wednesday night. Marian Hossa also scored in the second period for Chicago and Saad added an...

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    Northwestern upsets No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night. It was Northwestern’s first win over the Badgers in Madison since 1996. The smooth Crawford glided around the court for...

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    Bulls topple Spurs 96-86

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls handed the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss, 96-86 on Wednesday night. D.J. Augustin and Taj Gibson added 15 points each and Joakim Noah had 10 points and 10 rebounds...

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    Southern Illinois defeats Indiana State 79-60

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Anthony Beane had 22 points while Sean O’Brien and Bola Olaniyan each had double-doubles to lead Southern Illinois past Indiana State 79-60. Southern Illinois scored the final four points of the first half and the first nine points of the second to go ahead 34-16. Indiana State never mounted a...

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    SIU-Edwardsville routs Crowley’s Ridge 77-48

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tim Johnson scored 15 points as SIU-Edwardsville routed Crowley’s Ridge College 77-48 on Wednesday night. SIU-Edwardsville (8-14, 4-4 Ohio Valley) used a 19-4 first-half run to take a 22-10 lead. The Cougars blew the game open in the second half with a 33-10 run that extended their lead to 69-33....

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    Globetrotters owner donates $3M to U of Illinois

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois says former Illini basketball player and Harlem Globetrotters owner Mannie Jackson is donating $3 million to build a basketball hall of fame in the State Farm Center. Athletic Director Mike Thomas said Wednesday that the hall of fame in the soon-to-be renovated State Farm Center will...

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