Dylan Overstreet (left), Kevin Reed and the rest of the Illinois Wesleyan men host Augustana in the CCIW Tournament tonight at Shirk Center. (Photo by B Corbin/WJBC)
By Eric Stock
The Illinois Wesleyan men are hosting the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Tournament for the first time since it was formed in 2006.
The Titans were the last pre-tournament team to win the CCIW in 2005. The top-seeded Titans will face No. 4 seed Augustana in the second semifinal at Shirk Center tonight.
WJBC 1230 AM, 93.7 FM and WJBC.com will have the call at 7:06 p.m. The winner will play the winner of North Central vs. Wheaton on Saturday night.
Illinois State baseball
The Illinois State baseball team opens a weekend series at Austin Peay. The play-by-play begins at 3 p.m. here on WJBC.com.
Illinois State softball
Redbird softball opens the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Florida with a doubleheader. ISU will play Michigan at 2:30 p.m. CST and Hofstra at 5 p.m. here on WJBC.com.
Blaze on road
The Bloomington Blaze play the first of back-to-back games at the Rapid City Rush tonight. The Rush defeated the Blaze, 2-1, in Bloomington on Wednesday. Greg Halbleib has the call at 8 p.m. on WJBC.com.
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