In contests heard on Talk 101 FM, Both Millikin Squads fell to Elmhurst at the Griswold Center in Decatur. The Big Blue men lost 73-65. Freshmen Jack Simpson led Millikin with 23 points. The Millikin ladies lost 88-73. Alyssa Saklak was the leading scorer for Millikin with 18 points. Kelsey Going chipped in 17 points. The men will host Illinois Wesleyan Wednesday night at 7 PM on Talk 101 FM. The ladies travel to Illinois Wesleyan for a 7 PM tipoff.
In gridiron action heard on 93.5 The Game, both road teams won in the NFL Playoffs, as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinatti Bengals 18-16 Saturday night and will advance to play the Denver Broncos next weekend in the AFC Playoffs. The Kansas City Chiefs shut out the Houston Texans 30-0 and will square off with the New England Patriots next weekend. Sunday at Noon the Minnesota Vikings welcome the Seattle Seahawks to frigid Minneapolis, which could be one of the coldest games in NFL history. In the late Sunday afternoon game at 3:40 PM, the Washington Redskins host the Green Bay Packers. You can hear all of Sunday’s NFL playoff action on 93.5 The Game !!!
The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team will host the Purdue Boilermakers Sunday afternoon at the State Farm Center at 5PM. Illinois is honoring former coach Lou Henson by giving out 1,500 Henson bobbleheads in a raffle for the first 6,000 fans arriving.