Saturday scoreboard: Redbird men capture 1st MVC win

Saturday’s scoreboard is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

Men’s College Basketball–
Illinois State 58, Evansville 46 (Phil Fayne 20 points to lead ISU, surpasses 1,000 career points)

Boys High School Basketball–
Normal West 49, Edwardsville 27 (Highland Shootout)
Bloomington 79, East St. Louis 63 (Highland Shootout)
Normal Community 78, Oswego East 63 (St. Joseph-Ogden Shootout)
Central Catholic 69, Limestone 39 (Clinton New Year’s Showdown)

Girls High School Basketball–
Normal West 62, Champaign Centennial 26
Normal Community 66, Champaign Central 44
Central Catholic 57, St. Bede 43
Dunlap 48, Bloomington 41

United States Hockey League–
Central Illinois Flying Aces 6, Chicago Steel 4

Sunday’s schedule:

Women’s College Basketball–
Drake at Illinois State, 2 p.m. (Live AM 1230 & 1:50)

National Football League Wild Card Playoff–
Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears, 3:40 p.m. (Live AM 1230 after basketball)

Men’s College Basketball–
Illinois at Northwestern, 12 p.m.


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