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NIU, Montgomery agree to 2-year extension

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Northern Illinois and coach Mark Montgomery have agreed to a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2017-18 season. More>>

Northwestern responds to union

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Northwestern University released a statement Thursday in response to the union hoping to represent Northwestern football players. More>>

U of I reveals new football, basketball uniforms

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The University of Illinois showed off its new uniforms Wednesday night for basketball and football. More>>

NJ senior signs to play at Notre Dame next fall

High school point guard Matt Farrell has signed a letter of intent to play at Notre Dame this fall. More>>

Illini football to face Buckeyes under the lights

Illinois says its Nov. 1 football game this fall at Ohio State will be played at night. More>>

Northwestern QB Siemian criticizes Colter over union push

Northwestern's Trevor Siemian says it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators. More>>

UConn routs Notre Dame to win 9th title

Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Stefanie Dolson added 17 points and 16 rebounds to help UConn beat Notre Dame 79-58 on Tuesday night, giving coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies a record ninth national championship. More>>

Beckman: Illini defense will be better, but no QB

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says his defense is much improved as the Illini get ready for Saturday's spring game. More>>

Illinois looks forward to adding shooting it lacks

Illinois survived a deep midseason slump to make the NIT. More>>

Bad blood between UConn, Notre Dame runs deep

When that bad blood boils over on the championship stage, it makes for good theater.   Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw and UConn's Geno Auriemma left no doubt Monday where their undefeated programs stand. More>>

Notre Dame guard has final chance at missed title

Notre Dame All-American Kayla McBride and the Irish have come full circle. More>>

Notre Dame, UConn set for historic title game

Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma have felt the buzz reverberate throughout women's basketball all season about the potential historic showdown between the undefeated teams. More>>

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  • No. 9 Michigan State beats Northwestern 85-70

    No. 9 Michigan State beats Northwestern 85-70

    Thursday, February 13 2014 10:47 PM EST2014-02-14 03:47:35 GMT
    Adreian Payne had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 9 Michigan State cruised past Northwestern 85-70 on Thursday night to stay tied atop the Big Ten.
    Adreian Payne had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 9 Michigan State cruised past Northwestern 85-70 on Thursday night to stay tied atop the Big Ten.
  • Northwestern players see push as spark for change

    Northwestern players see push as spark for change

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:01:13 GMT
    No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change to the college sports landscape.
    No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change to the college sports landscape.
  • Penn State smothers Northwestern 59-32

    Penn State smothers Northwestern 59-32

    Thursday, March 6 2014 10:45 PM EST2014-03-07 03:45:19 GMT
    D.J. Newbill scored 12 points and Penn State's zone defense stifled Northwestern in the Nittany Lions' 59-32 rout Thursday.
    D.J. Newbill scored 12 points and Penn State's zone defense stifled Northwestern in the Nittany Lions' 59-32 rout Thursday.
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  • Notre Dame pulls away, beats Arizona State 84-67

    Notre Dame pulls away, beats Arizona State 84-67

    Monday, March 24 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-03-25 03:12:38 GMT
    Natalie Achonwa had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and top-seeded Notre Dame pulled away in the second half for an 84-67 victory over ninth-seeded Arizona State on Monday night.
    Natalie Achonwa had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and top-seeded Notre Dame pulled away in the second half for an 84-67 victory over ninth-seeded Arizona State on Monday night.
  • Patterson leads Pitt to 85-81 OT win over Irish

    Patterson leads Pitt to 85-81 OT win over Irish

    Saturday, March 1 2014 10:23 PM EST2014-03-02 03:23:23 GMT
    Pittsburgh overcame making one basket in the final six minutes of regulation to beat Notre Dame 85-81 in overtime.
    Pittsburgh overcame making one basket in the final six minutes of regulation to beat Notre Dame 85-81 in overtime.
  • McAdoo leads UNC to 73-62 victory over Irish

    McAdoo leads UNC to 73-62 victory over Irish

    Saturday, February 8 2014 11:01 PM EST2014-02-09 04:01:31 GMT
    James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points, Marcus Paige added 16 and North Carolina dominated inside after a slow start to defeat Notre Dame 73-62 Saturday for the fifth straight victory for the Tar Heels.
    James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points, Marcus Paige added 16 and North Carolina dominated inside after a slow start to defeat Notre Dame 73-62 Saturday for the fifth straight victory for the Tar Heels.
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  • No. 23 N. Illinois improves to 8-0

    No. 23 N. Illinois improves to 8-0

    Saturday, October 26 2013 10:32 PM EDT2013-10-27 02:32:26 GMT
    Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and caught another as No. 23 Northern Illinois reached its best start as a major program with a 59-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
    Jordan Lynch had asked for three years to try the play.
  • Lynch's 316 rushing yards carry Northern Illinois

    Lynch's 316 rushing yards carry Northern Illinois

    Sunday, October 20 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-10-20 04:23:14 GMT
    Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 31-17 victory at Central Michigan.
    Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 38-17 victory at Central Michigan.
  • Stingily leads NIU to 38-24 win over Kent St.

    Stingily leads NIU to 38-24 win over Kent St.

    Saturday, October 5 2013 11:12 PM EDT2013-10-06 03:12:53 GMT
    Cameron Stingily ran for a career-high 266 yards and two scores as Northern Illinois remained undefeated with a 38-24 win over Kent State on Saturday.
    Cameron Stingily ran for a career-high 266 yards and two scores as Northern Illinois remained undefeated with a 38-24 win over Kent State on Saturday.
  • DePaul Blue DemonsMore>>

  • Edwin scores 30, Seton Hall tops DePaul 86-69

    Edwin scores 30, Seton Hall tops DePaul 86-69

    Saturday, January 25 2014 11:57 PM EST2014-01-26 04:57:28 GMT
    Fuquan Edwin scored 22 of his game-high 30 points in the first half to power Seton Hall to its first Big East home victory of the season, 86-69, over DePaul Saturday at the Prudential Center.
    Fuquan Edwin scored 22 of his game-high 30 points in the first half to power Seton Hall to its first Big East home victory of the season, 86-69, over DePaul Saturday at the Prudential Center.
  • No. 6 Villanova romps past DePaul, 88-62

    No. 6 Villanova romps past DePaul, 88-62

    Saturday, January 18 2014 11:03 PM EST2014-01-19 04:03:48 GMT
    James Bell had 17 points and eight rebounds, Ryan Arcidiacono scored 14 points, and No. 6 Villanova won its fifth straight game, 88-62 over DePaul on Saturday.
    Villanova, as it should, has a knack for making wins easy when just about every shot is falling.
  • DePaul defeats Wright State 81-72

    DePaul defeats Wright State 81-72

    Saturday, November 16 2013 11:25 PM EST2013-11-17 04:25:12 GMT
    Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points to lead DePaul to an 81-72 victory over Wright State on Saturday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
    Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points to lead DePaul to an 81-72 victory over Wright State on Saturday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.

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