Thursday scores, Friday schedule

Scoreboard is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

Girls High School Basketball–
Washington 53, Normal West 50
Peoria 52, Bloomington 41
Normal Community 57, Peoria Manual 29
Decatur MacArthur 44, U-High 39
Central Catholic 65, Rantoul 24
Olympia 45, Tolono Unity 44
Ridgeview 60, Tri-Valley 32
Fieldcrest 53, El Paso-Gridley 44
Sullivan 49, Clinton 38
Flanagan-Cornell 43, Fisher 32
St. Joseph-Ogden 50, Prairie Central 34
Tri-Point 55, Illinois Lutheran 23
Dwight 56, Lexington 44
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 65, Heyworth 56

Men’s College Basketball–
Michigan 79, Illinois 69

Friday’s schedule:

Women’s College Basketball–
Illinois State at Indiana State, 6 p.m. (Live WJBC-AM 1230 & WJBC.com 5:50)

Boys High School Basketball–
Central Catholic at Tolono Unity, 7 p.m.
Normal West at Normal Community, 7:30 p.m.
Urbana at Bloomington, 7:30 p.m.
Chatham Glenwood at U-High, 7:30 p.m.

United States Hockey League–
Central Illinois Flying Aces at Team USA U-17, 6 p.m.

Coaches/athletic directors: Please reports scores to news@wjbc.com, greg@wjbc.com, Twitter @SportsWJBC and/or the IHSA Score Zone. 

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