Last night at the 46th Annual Turkey Tournament at Stephen Decatur Middle School, heard on Talk 101 FM, the Raiders of Bolingbrook beat Peoria Central by a 81-64 final. The nightcap to Day one at the tournament saw defending champion MacArthur High School beat Harlan Comunity by a 68-50 final. In the win the Generals saw 18 players get time on the court. Day two action sees Springfield Southeast take on Harvey Thorton, and in the nightcap, Eisenhower takes on Bremen. You can hear both games starting at 6:00p.m. on Talk 101FM!
Millikin Women head off to the Thanksgiving break with a 63-57 win over Eureka College. Alyssa Saklak led Millikin with 19 points and 16 rebounds in the win. The Millikin Men are now on a three game winning streak as they defeat Principia College by a 68-53 score. T. J. Sims led Millikin with 37 points in the win.
The Warriors are off to the best start in NBA history. The defending NBA champions ran their record to 16-and-0 with a 111-77 rout of the Lakers. The Warriors eclipsed the record shared with the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the 1993-94 Rockets with the victory.
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points to lead the Bulls to a 93-88 win over the Trail Blazers. Derrick Rose returned from a two-game absence and had 17 points and six assists. The Bulls have won five of their last six. The Bulls wrap up their road swing against the Pacers on Friday.
There’s a major shakeup in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings. Oklahoma and Iowa have replaced Ohio State and Notre Dame in the top four. The 10-and-1 Sooners are ranked third, while 11-and-0 Iowa is fourth. Clemson and Alabama are still first and second, respectively.
The Bears likely will have another offensive weapon in tomorrow night’s showdown with the Packers. Running back Matt Forte says he’s “good enough to go” after missing the last three games with a knee injury. Meanwhile, safety Antrel Rolle is expected to be sidelined with a knee injury.
The Browns are demoting quarterback Johnny Manziel [[ man-ZELL ]] to third string. The move came after video surfaced of Manziel partying in Texas during Cleveland’s bye week. Manziel is now behind starter Josh McCown and Austin Davis on the depth chart.
The Broncos will be without quarterback Peyton Manning for at least two more games. Manning will be in a walking boot for the next two weeks due to a torn plantar fascia in his left foot. Brock Osweiler has already been named the starter for Sunday night’s game against the Patriots.
Baseball legends Willie Mays and Yogi Berra are recipients of the nation’s highest civilian honor. The Hall of Famers were honored with a Presidential Medal of Freedom last night. Berra’s family received the honor for the Yankee legend, who passed away at age 90 in September.
IndyCar is making some changes in hopes of reducing crash debris and improving safety. The open-wheel series announced yesterday that it will tether aerodynamic components to the cars beginning in 2016. The move comes three months after the death of Justin Wilson, who died in August at Pocono Raceway after a piece of debris from another car struck him in the head.
Tonight on Talk 101 FM, it’s the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week as we present coverage of the 2015 Team Soy Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament. Tonight, two games at 6:00, and 7:30p.m. Friday and Saturday has four more games each day. Join Scott Busboom and Glenn Purvis with the call. Watch the tournament “live” at decatur radio do com, as we provide video streaming coverage. Listen on your computer also at decatur radio dot com if you can’t be there in person.