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Boys Basketball

  • Contributions come from big, small in Mooseheart boys basketball's rout

    SOMONAUK – On a team with three starters 6-foot-7 or taller, 5-8 point guard Freddy Okito seems an unlikely bet to pull down double-digit rebounds.
    Feb. 26, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Aurora Christian boys basketball advances, but worried about Harrell

    AURORA – A beautiful ending to a postseason victory for the Aurora Christian boys basketball team was marred by a jolt of postgame anxiety.
    Feb. 26, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Prep boys basketball insider: Area teams acclimate to postseason seeds

    Kaneland and Geneva played a memorable game at the United Center earlier this season as the teams traded clutch shots in the final minute, with the Vi ...
    Feb. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland boys basketball tops Sycamore to tighten conference race

    MAPLE PARK – The race for the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title got even more complicated on Satu ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday's prep roundup: Geneva, St. Charles East cap strong weekends

    SOUTH ELGIN – Geneva junior forward Nate Navigato scored 23 of his 28 points in the first half Saturday as the Vikings boys basketball team routed Sou ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Batavia boys basketball snaps eight-game losing streak

    BATAVIA – The Batavia boys basketball team ended its Upstate Eight River conference slate Friday on a positive note by beating Streamwood, 74-47.
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Prep roundup: Kaneland boys hoops complete sweep of Morris

    MORRIS – Kaneland’s status as a thorn in the side of the Morris boys basketball team since the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference formed may have rea ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles East boys hoops lose Adduci to sprained ankle, hold on for win

    ELGIN – St. Charles East boys basketball lost its starting point guard in the first quarter, built a 20-point lead anyway, then nearly lost that lead ...
    Feb. 22, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Sports Shorts: Marmion wrestling starts strong at 3A wrestling prelims

    CHAMPAIGN – Seven of Marmion’s nine qualifying wrestlers won their preliminary matches Thursday and advanced to the quarterfinals as the IHSA state to ...
    Feb. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • North Stars' Goetz hits game-winner against Kaneland in boys hoops

    MAPLE PARK – Alec Goetz handed the St. Charles North boys basketball team a 62-59 victory over Kaneland on Tuesday, hitting the game-winning shot with ...
    Feb. 19, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Prep roundup: A. Christian girls hoops falls in sectional semi

    AURORA – The Aurora Christian girls basketball team had some late-season magic in winning a regional last week, but its state series fairy tale came t ...
    Feb. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Prep Boys Basketball Insider: Ralston mixed on later sectional seeding

    Ralston mixed on later sectional seedingFor those who have been searching for the boys basketball po ...
    Feb. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Saturday's prep roundup: Kaneland wrestler Diddell state-bound

    PONTIAC – Watch out, Class 2A wrestling state tournament. Here comes Kaneland senior 285-pounder Justin Diddell.
    Feb. 16, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • North boys basketball scores big at Day & Knight of Hoops

    MAPLE PARK – Boys basketball fans were treated to two games where the winner's final score reached the 80s at Kaneland’s inaugural Day and Knight of H ...
    Feb. 17, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Intensity workout sparks East boys hoops past Batavia

    BATAVIA – After suffering three straight losses at the hands of Larkin, Geneva and Naperville North, the St. Charles East boys basketball team needed ...
    Feb. 17, 2014 - 3:49 pm
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