Illinois Public Media News

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 26, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Champaign Council Approves Tournament Bid

By Jim Meadows

Champaign City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to pledge $50,000 a year for five years, if the IHSA moves the state boys' high school basketball tournament back to the State Farm Center.

Categories: Government, Sports






WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Illinois Beats Georgia Southern 80-71 In Men’s Basketball Opener

By Rob McColley

Aaron Crosby's 3 pointer late helped secure the win for Illinois.

Georgia Southern gave the Illini men’s basketball team all they could handle Friday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. The final score was 80-71 in favor of Illinois, but with under three minutes to go, it was a four point game.

Categories: Sports


AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 02, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

U of I’s McFadden Completes Second Marathon Grand Slam

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Tatyana McFadden reacts as she breaks the tape after finishing first in the women's wheelchair racing division in New York Sunday.

Tatyana McFadden wins the women's wheelchair race at the New York City Marathon on Sunday to complete her second straight marathon grand slam.

Categories: Disabilities, Sports


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