DES MOINES, Iowa (WAND) -- The dust has settled from Bradley and Nevada's losses in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
DES MOINES, Iowa (WAND) -- From Central Illinois to the NCAA Tournament!
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) -- Mattoon is going dancing.
Spring football is here! Sports director Gordon Voit takes you on a trip to Illinois State and Eastern Illinois as the two rivals kick off spring camp!
Mark Tupper stops by the studio to break down the brackets!
For the sixth year in a row the Illini aren't going dancing, but there are several central Illinois connections to keep an eye on during the NCAA Tournament.
For the sixth year in a row the Illini didn't hear their name called on Selection Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- It's a dynasty any way you slice it.
CHICAGO (WAND) -- Gordon Voit reports from Day Two of the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago, where BTN's Shonn Morris offers his perspective of the Illini season.
CHICAGO (WAND) -- Should Ayo Dosunmu enter the NBA Draft?
CARBONDALE, Ill. (WAND) -- Be nice to Decatur's Marcus Bartley. He could be your boss someday. More >>
PEORIA -- A trio of teams in the coverage area suited up for the final time this season at the state tournament Saturday. More >>
PEORIA, Ill. (WAND) -- The 2018-19 Central A&M Raiders will go down in history as a team of firsts.
The first team to make it to State. The first team with anywhere near 32 wins. The first team to run the table against Class 1A opponents in the regular season (all three losses came against larger schools).
On Thursday coach Rob Smith's Raiders (32-3) posed for multiple photo shoots, had a shootaround, completed a practice and traveled to Peoria all in a day of preparation for Friday's 11 a.m. semifinal tipoff in the Class 1A playoffs. More >>
CHAMPAIGN -- When asked after the game if his team showed a lack of urgency, Ayo Dosunmu responded with the following: "Of course, a blind man could've saw that." More >>
Illinois (11-18, 7-11) ended its own losing streak of three games. Northwestern's (12-17, 3-15) losing streak, meanwhile, has now reached 10 games -- all the way back to January 22's home win against mercurial Indiana. More >>
CARBONDALE -- Illinois State and Southern Illinois traded baskets down the stretch, until the Salukis pulled away late for a 72-63 victory in a game that featured an 18 point second half swing. More >>
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- It started with a mystery package, delivered by a gregarious man in a red wool coat.
The cardboard box held brand new warmup tops, and as the Big Kings after school basketball program opened it up, the squeals of joy said it all. Mission accomplished.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thirty years later and the Flyin' Illini are still bringing fans to their feet. More >>
NORMAL -- For the second year in a row the class 1A girls basketball state championship trophy is headed to Schlarman Academy. More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- Highlight reel dunks came from two places on Saturday at the State Farm Center: the video board and Penn State. More >>
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday. More >>
NORMAL, Ill. (WAND) -- The Class 1A and 2A state tournaments are underway at Redbird Arena, and nearly every game has local ties. More >>
ST. LOUIS (WAND) -- Marcus Bartley might want to change his number to 4. More >>
Join WAND's Gordon Voit every Wednesday for Hero of the Week, where Voit puts the spotlight on a member of the community who is demonstrating unusual character on and off the field! More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- Life is good for Don Finke. More >>
The road to Redbird Arena resumed Monday night with girls basketball sectionals and super-sectionals. More >>
CHAMPAIGN -- Urbana senior Luke Luffman became the first wrestler in Champaign-Urbana to win back-to-back-to-back state titles, capturing the 2A 285 crown Saturday night at the State Farm Center. More >>
On Saturday Champaign's first family of basketball had a mini-reunion as fifth-year senior Michael (an Illinois transfer and Centennial graduate) and his freshman brother Tim (a Central graduate) played at Chicago State, roughly a two-hour drive for the Champaign County-based Finke clan. More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The IHSA State Wrestling Tournament is being held in Champaign this week. More >>
No one could have predicted the kind of season Giorgi Bezhanishvili is having - not even Brad Underwood. More >>
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND) -- Over a thousand people packed the Warrensburg-Latham high school gym to get an up close look at the Harlem Wizards Saturday night. More >>
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- Call it "The Giorgi Game". More >>
WAND brings you the action from as many National Signing Day ceremonies as possible! More >>