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In a game heard only on Talk 101, last night the Millikin men lose at home to #17th ranked North Central by a 94-60 final.  The Millikin women didn’t fare much better as they lose 104-65 to North Central on the road.  Both teams fall to 0-8 in conference play, still in search of their first conference win on the season.



The rosters for Sunday’s Pro Bowl are set.  Michael Irvin took Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson with the top-overall pick in the fantasy-style draft.  Jerry Rice chose Giants quarterback Eli Manning at number-two.



As his team prepares for Super Bowl 50, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is dealing with questions about the fans’ perception of him. Newtonsaid yesterday most people don’t know what to make of him because they’ve never seen anything like him before.



Cleveland’s Tyronn Lue will lead the best players in the world just three games into his coaching career.  Lue was named the head coach of the East All-Stars last night.  Lue is 2-and-1 with the Cavs since taking over for David Blatt last week.



The Warrior buzzsaw kept on rolling with a 127-107 rout of the Mavericks.  Klay Thompson scored 45 points to helpGoldenStateimprove to 42-and-4.  The Warriors have won 40 straight regular-season games at home, a streak that spans an entire calendar year.



The Blackhawks have the weekend off for the All-Star break.  With 70 points,Chicagogoes into the break alone atop the Western Conference.  The ‘Hawks will be back in action on Tuesday.



Illinoisis at home tonight hostingOhioState.  The Fighting Illini picked up a 76-71 overtime win atMinnesotaon Saturday. Illinoishad lost two straight and five of its previous six games.  The Illini are now 10-and-10 overall and 2-and-5 in the Big Ten.  The Buckeyes are 13-and-8.



Serena Williams is a win away from her seventh Australian Open title.  Williams walloped Agnieszka Radwanska [[ ag-nee-ESH-kah rad-VHAN-skah ]] in straight sets, 6-0, 6-4, in their semifinal match.  Williams needed only 20 minutes to win the first set.



Coming up Friday night on Talk 101FM, it’s High School Basketball as the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports makes it’s way toMacArthurHigh Schoolas the Generals play host toChathamGlenwood..  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame Show gets underway at 7:15p.m. and the tipoff follows at 7:30p.m.  Join Scott Busboom and Glenn Purvis with all the action Friday night on Talk 101, and online atdecaturradio dot com.




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