CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) -- Tyler Kolek's leg was visibly bruised above the tape line on his left ankle, with the reigning Big East Player of the Year questionable going into Tuesday night's game at No. 23 Illinois after rolling his ankle in last Friday's game against Rider. Turns out the injury didn't slow him down. Kolek scored a game high 24 points, with 14 coming in the first half alone, to lead the fourth-ranked Golden Eagles to a 71-64 win over the Illini.
Former Illinois cornerback Tahveon Nicholson is transferring to the University of Mississippi, he announced Saturday on social media.
Four days after combining to score 66 in career-high performances, Marcus Domask and Terrence Shannon Jr. were held in check against No. 17 Tennessee. Domask had just six points. After only scoring four in the first half, Shannon bounced back in the second tying for a game high 22, but a 17-5 run for the Vols proved too much down the stretch.
Scores from around Illinois on Friday night, with highlights of conference games including Centennial and Danville.
The Edison Middle School boys basketball team is undefeated so far. But the coach is also making sure they understand the importance of community through volunteering.
It's that time of year to get your home ready for winter.
It’s been an emotional week for many who knew one Central Illinois lawmaker. Dec. 9 marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of late Champaign senator Scott Bennett.
Two men from Chicago are under arrest in Vermilion County after police officials said they led officers on a chase in a stolen car from Rossville to Danville Thursday evening.
Powers Mansion in Decatur now stands vacant after the previous owners left the property.
Champaign has a new fire chief and he's looking forward to how he wants to shape the department. WCIA's Jack Krumm spoke with Andy Quarnstrom following his appointment as Chief of the Champaign Fire Department.
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