Wednesday scoreboard: Redbird men drop 3rd straight, Titan men & women win

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

Men’s College Basketball–
Northern Iowa 77, Illinois State 64 (ISU–Phil Fayne 21; Redbirds host Bradley Sat. 7 p.m.)
Illinois Wesleyan 111, North Park 66

Women’s College Basketball–
Illinois Wesleyan 78, North Central 68

Girls High School Basketball–
Class 3A Regional at Morton–Metamora 33, U-High 23
Class 3A Regional at Pontiac–Washington 58, Prairie Central 17; Central Catholic 67, Pontiac 39

Boys High School Basketball–
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 49, Fieldcrest 48

Thursday’s schedule:

Boys High School Basketball–
Prairie Central at Central Catholic, 7 p.m.

Girls High School Basketball–
Class 4A Regional Championship at Bloomington–Normal Community vs. Normal West, 7 p.m.
Class 3A Regional Championship at Pontiac–Washington vs. Central Catholic, 7 p.m.
Class 1A Sectional Championship at Decatur St. Teresa–Danville Schlarman vs. Ridgeview, 7 p.m.

College Softball–
Illinois State at Arizona State, 1 p.m.

Live on WJBC-AM 1230 & WJBC.com–
Cardinals Countdown to Opening Day, 6:05 p.m.

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