Thursday scoreboard, Friday schedule

Redbird Arena hosts Illinois State women’s hoops on Friday and Sunday plus the Redbird men on Saturday afternoon. (WJBC file photo)

Daily scoreboard sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

Men’s College Basketball–
No. 21 Indiana 73, Illinois 65

Girls High School Basketball–
Central Catholic 72, Tolono Unity 24
U-High 42, Decatur Eisenhower 38
Fieldcrest 58, LeRoy 47
Momence 39, Dwight 33
Eureka 55, El Paso-Gridley 37
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 54, Tremont 26

Friday’s schedule:

Women’s College Basketball–
Northern Iowa at Illinois State, 7 p.m. (Live AM 1230 & 6:50)

Boys High School Basketball–
Normal West at Champaign Central, 6:30 p.m.
Decatur MacArthur at U-High, 7:30 p.m.

United States Hockey League–
Omaha Lancers at Central Illinois Flying Aces, 7:07 p.m.

Coaches/athletic directors: Please report scores to or tweet @SportsWJBC or post on IHSA Score Zone.


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