Men's College Basketball

College game preview: Quincy University at McKendree

QU at McKendree When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Melvin Price Convocation Center, Lebanon, Ill. Records: QU -- 10-6 (4-4 Great Lakes Valley Conference). McKendree -- 9-7 (4-4 GLVC). Radio: WGEM 105.1 FM Inside the matchup: The Hawks got a glimpse of what the

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Hummert reaching new heights for Raiders
Prep Girls Basketball

Hummert reaching new heights for Raiders

QUINCY -- Sydney Hummert continues to be "Miss Reliable" for the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team. Last week, Hummert averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Raiders, ranked fifth in Class 2A, ripped off three victories, and Tuesday night in...

Prep Boys Basketball

Tony Lenzini Tournament roundup: Pirates hold off Tigers to reach semifinals

PALMYRA -- It looked like it might be a blowout for third-seeded Hannibal in the first round of the Tony Lenzini boys basketball tournament on Tuesday, but sixth-seeded Mark Twain made a game of it. The Pirates entered halftime with a commanding 34-14...

Hawks fall short of perfect homestand
Men's College Basketball

Hawks fall short of perfect homestand

QUINCY -- The Quincy University men's basketball team couldn't finish what it started. Undefeated through the first four games of a five-game homestand and unbeaten at Pepsi Arena this season, the Hawks envisioned hitting the road later this week...

Prep Girls Basketball

Prep girls basketball roundup: Three Chargers combine to beat Sherrard

CARTHAGE, Ill. Three Chargers combine to beat Sherrard Caydee Kirkham, Karli Artman, and Megan Harrell each had double digit scoring performances in the Illini West girls basketball team's 48-40 win over Sherrard in the Illini West Shootout. Artman...

Prep Boys Basketball

Turnovers at root of Raiders' problems in loss

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- It didn't take long for Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball coach Kevin Meyer to figure what he could use to help illustrate how to value possessions. He had to look no further than the Raiders' lockers. "Let's face it, these are...

Women's College Basketball

Bulldogs clean Hawks off offensive glass

QUINCY -- Quincy University women's basketball coach Jeni Garber was left playing a game of what if Monday night. What if the Hawks hadn't allowed Truman State to grab 20 offensive rebounds? What if the Bulldogs hadn't outscored the Hawks 18-2...

Prep Boys Basketball

Indians let Cougars loose in fourth, suffer first loss

WINCHESTER, Ill. -- Through the first three quarters of a battle of Class 1A state-ranked foes, the Payson Seymour boys basketball team had Winchester West Central on the ropes. In the fourth quarter, the No. 5 Indians let the No. 6 Cougars escape.

Schuckman: Shootout field fully loaded with talent
Prep Boys Basketball

Schuckman: Shootout field fully loaded with talent

When the list of players nominated for the McDonald's All-American Game was released last week, it included some surprising omissions, intriguing inclusions and one remarkable revelation. The field for the third annual Quincy Shootout is fully loaded...

Prep Boys Basketball

Toni Lenzini Tournament roundup: Panthers trip up Tigers in opner

PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Monroe City boys basketball team had no issues on the way to a 78-50 victory over Canton in the opening round of the Tony Lenzini Tournament on Monday. The Panthers held Canton to just 18 first half points as they built a 47-18...