Another sluggish start dooms Hawks
Women's College Basketball

Another sluggish start dooms Hawks

QUINCY -- If there is a rational or reasonable explanation for why the Quincy University women's basketball team perpetually struggles in the first quarter, the Hawks would love to hear it. They were are struggling to figure it out.

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Improvisational skills: Hawks draw up game-winning play at buzzer
Men's College Basketball

Improvisational skills: Hawks draw up game-winning play at buzzer

QUINCY -- Viktor Kovacevic considers himself the "springiest" player on the Quincy University men's basketball team, which makes him an ideal target for a lob play with only a whisker of time to spare. The only problem with such logic is the Hawks...

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Defense buoys Blue Devils in low-scoring clash

ROCK ISLAND -- Inside a chilly Don Morris Gymnasium, defense made the difference in Quincy's 27-13 Western Big Six Conference victory at Rock Island Alleman on Thursday night. The Blue Devils (11-8, 4-4 WB6) held Alleman (3-18, 0-9 Big 6) to 4 for 25...

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Prep girls basketball roundup: Indians surge past Panthers in second half

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- A 19-2 run at the start of the third quarter helped the Clark County girls basketball team turn a 12-point halftime deficit into a 64-51 victory over Monroe City in Clarence Cannon Conference play on Thursday. After struggling to...

Prep Boys Basketball

Prep boys basketball roundup: Saukees spread the wealth

Saukees spread the wealth RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- The Pittsfield boys basketball team saw contributions from around the lineup in a 62-58 win over Rushville-Industry on Thursday. Cade Tomhave did most of the heavy lifting in the first half, scoring 11 points...

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College basketball roundup: Wildcats win gives Burgin 100th victory

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Culver-Stockton College women's basketball team won 71-55 over Mount Mercy in Heart of America Athletic Conferene play to hand coach Janette Burgin her 100th career victory Wednesday night. Burgin became the third Wildcats...

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Prep girls basketball roundup: Blue Devils bounce back, beat South Fulton

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Quincy High School girls basketball team outscored South Fulton 30-22 in the second half to win 47-43 in the Central Lady Panther Classic on Wednesday night. Olivia Edwards, Emily Wilson and Bre Sapp all scored 11 points each...

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Prep boys basketball roundup: Kunzeman leads Tornadoes to victory

WINCHESTER, Il. -- Tate Kuzeman's 35 points helped the Griggsville-Perry boys basketball team knock Greenfield Northwestern out of the Winchester Tournament with a 48-42 victory on Wednesday night. Kunzeman started the first quarter with seven points...

Reslient effort helps Chargers claw back against Blue Devils
Prep Girls Basketball

Reslient effort helps Chargers claw back against Blue Devils

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Illini West girls basketball coach Grant Surprenant learned a lot about his team on Tuesday night. One thing he learned is that the Charger girls are resilient. The Chargers trailed 15-3 at the end of the first quarter but rallied...

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Raiders clutch in double-overtime victory over Cyclones

QUINCY -- On a night where the Class 2A No. 5 Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team and Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin traded clutch shot after clutch shot, rebounding was the deciding factor. With less than two minutes to go in the second overtime...