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    Bulls Game Notes For Monday vs. Charlotte

    * After dropping the first matchup between the clubs this season the Hornets have now won two in a row against the Bulls, limiting them to just 88.5 points in those two victories. Charlotte will be seeking its first season series win over Chicago since the 2008-09 campaign. * Charlotte snapped its three game losing […]

  • Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic drives inside for a layup against the Pacers on March 18th.

    As Bulls get healthy, rookie Mirotic continues to shine

    CHICAGO – Positivity comes in trickles out of the Advocate Center in an injury-riddled month of basketball. Slowly but surely the good news is coming out a little faster when it comes to whose in an whose out. Jimmy Butler (Elbow) and Taj Gibson (Ankle) were both full participants during the Bulls Thursday’s practice. Each […]

  • Mike Brey cheers on his teammates during the team's first NCAA Tournament practice at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

    Can Notre Dame finally make a deep NCAA Tournament run?

    PITTSBURGH – Lessons are apart of his everyday life. But it’s rare that he has to delve into technicalities when it comes to his team’s accomplishments. But over the past few days Mike Brey has been pushed into the role of educator for those outside of his Notre Dame basketball program. It’s not a bad […]

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    Bulls Game Notes For Wednesday vs. Indiana

    * Indiana has won two of the three overall meetings between these teams this season, while Chicago’s lone victory in the season series came by just two points (92-90). The Pacers will be looking to win two road games against the Bulls in a single season for the first time since the 2001-02 campaign. * […]

  • Stevenson guard Connor Cashaw goes in for a layup in the Patriots' 62-45 win over Riverside-Brookfield in the Chicago State Supersectional.

    Stevenson gets another shot at an IHSA basketball title

    CHICAGO – The scenarios are similar to a season ago. Once again a very strong Stevenson team finds itself making a run down south in mid-March in pursuit of a Class 4A State Championship after a successful regular season. Only this time the Patriots hope for a bit of a different scenario once they get […]

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    Bulls Game Notes For Friday @ Charlotte

    * The Bulls and Hornets have split their two meetings this season, with the road team taking both contests. In Chicago’s 102-95 victory in Charlotte on December 3, Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah and Nikola Mirotic all posted double-doubles. With that victory, the Bulls have now won six of their last seven road games in this […]

  • Even without a team in the NCAA Tournament, College Basketball fans in Illinois still have plenty of storylines focus their attention.

    Even without a team, Chicago area fans still can find interest in NCAA Tournament

    CHICAGO – Finding alternate angles for March Madness has become a recent tradition for college basketball fans with a keen interest in teams that play within the state. Not one school from Illinois made the NCAA Tournament for a second-straight year. For squads playing inside the limits of Chicago, that drought is now at 11 […]

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    Prep team suspended from playoffs after brawl breaks out at game

    CHICAGO –A Chicago high school basketball team has had to forfeit its spot in the playoffs after a brawl broke out at their game Wednesday night. The fight broke-out after North Lawndale beat Marshall last night at Westinghouse College Prep. The fight was captured on video. Some players apparently exchanged words in the handshake line […]

  • Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice walks off the court at the United Center after the Illini's 73-55 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday.

    NCAA Tournament just a dream for Illinois after blowout loss to Michigan

    CHICAGO – The suitcase was filled to the brim. Just like the hopes of a center trying to make his last collegiate basketball visit to his hometown count. “We came here and packed for four days,” said Illinois senior center Nnanna Egwu-a graduate of Chicago’s St. Ignatius High School. It wasn’t just an optimistic wish […]

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    WGN-TV McDonald’s All American Game Vine Contest Official Rules 2015

    1. TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. Log on to Vine by using an existing account or creating a new account. For more information on how to create a Vine account and create a Vine to enter online, please CLICK HERE. Create a Vine of an entertaining best basketball dunk. Entrant can participate in the dunk […]