Congratulations to the Central A & M Lady Raiders basketball team on finishing 2nd in the IHSA State Final. Hardin (Calhoun) beat Central A & M 60-56 in Overtime Saturday afternoon at Redbird Arena in Normal.
The Chicago Bulls lost to the Portland Trailblazers 103-95 at the United Center in Chicago Saturday night. Pau Gasol had a double-double with 22 points and 16 rebounds in the losing effort by the Bulls.
The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team hosts Minnesota Sunday night at 7 PM. It is Senior night and Illinois will honor Khalid Lewis, Mike Thorne Jr., and Mike LaTulip before the contest at the State Farm Center in Champaign.
While there is no official word, Sources are reporting that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will announce his retirement from the NFL later this week. Manning just capped off a Super Bowl winning season for Denver. Woody Paige of the Denver Post has reported that Manning will ride off into the sunset a winner.