CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bulls host the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night. Chicago has won 10 of its last 12 games and five straight at the United Center. The Grizzlies have been playing well of late, with seven wins in their last 10 games.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Three Illinois schools are in action Friday at the Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball tournament. Illinois State takes on Missouri State, Loyola of Chicago plays Indiana State and Southern Illinois matches up with Northern Iowa in the tournament quarterfinals.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois high school girls' basketball tournament is down to the semifinals. Burlington Central plays Montini and Joliet Catholic faces Quincy Notre Dame Friday afternoon in Class 3A games. Later, the 4A semis feature Rolling Meadows against Geneva and Chicago Whitney Young versus Marian Catholic, the defending state champion. All the games are at Redbird Arena in Normal.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ballpark Village in St. Louis is finally set to open. The first phase of the long awaited project next to Busch Stadium includes a St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum and a TV studio for Fox Sports Midwest. The opening ceremony is March 27th.
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