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How to watch Northwestern vs. Illinois: TV channel, NCAAB live stream info, start time

Who’s Playing Illinois @ Northwestern Current Records: Illinois 9-4; Northwestern 10-3 What to Know The Illinois Fighting Illini are 10-3 against the Northwestern Wildcats since February of 2016, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success Wednesday. Illinois and Northwestern will face off in a Big Ten battle at 9 p.m. ET at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Fighting Illini won …

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NBA confirms controversial calls against Kings in tight win over Jazz

NBA confirms controversial foul calls against Kings vs. Jazz originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea In what ended up being another down-to-the-wire dogfight between the Kings and Utah Jazz on Tuesday night, the NBA confirmed two late controversial calls against Sacramento were correct. With 56.9 seconds remaining in the game, Utah’s Kelly Olynyk was inbounding the ball when a whistle …

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Sixers’ Joel Embiid ruled out vs. Pacers with left foot soreness

Embiid ruled out vs. Pacers following 16 straight appearances originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The day after being named the Eastern Conference’s Player of the Month, Joel Embiid was sidelined for the Sixers. A little under two hours before tipping off Wednesday night against the Pacers at Wells Fargo Center, the team officially ruled Embiid out because of left …

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Nets vs. Bulls prediction, odds, line: 2023 NBA picks, Jan. 4 best bets from proven computer model

The Brooklyn Nets bring the NBA’s longest winning streak to Chicago on Wednesday evening. The Nets are 25-12 after 12 consecutive victories, while the Bulls are 16-21 overall and 9-9 at United Center. Royce O’Neale (illness) and Markieff Morris (illness) are listed as probable for Brooklyn. Lonzo Ball (knee), Tony Bradley (personal), and Javonte Green (knee) are out for Chicago. …

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Joel Embiid out for Sixers vs. Pacers due to left foot soreness

As the Philadelphia 76ers prepare to build off their two-game winning streak when they play host to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. They will look to build a winning streak and continue to grow as a team. They will have to do so without Joel Embiid who will be held out due to left foot soreness. He was listed as …

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New Mexico stumbles on the road at Fresno State as final undefeated team in men’s college basketball falls

Getty Images New Mexico became the latest — and last — undefeated team in men’s college basketball to take a loss on Tuesday as it fell on the road at Fresno State 71-67. The Lobos were the only undefeated team left standing in the sport after previously-unbeaten UConn fell on Saturday and previously-unbeaten Purdue stumbled on Tuesday. New Mexico led …

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Bulls’ Patrick Williams owns missed box-out on Donovan Mitchell putback

Patrick Williams owns missed box-out on Mitchell putback originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago On a night Donovan Mitchell became just the seventh player in NBA history to score 70 points in a game, all the Chicago Bulls could do was rue another opportunity lost. An opportunity to notch a quality road win over the fourth-seeded Cavaliers, who overcame a …

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Jaylen Brown says Celtics ‘pick and choose’ when they want to play after embarrassing loss to Thunder

When the Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Tuesday afternoon that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander would be out for their matchup with the league-leading Boston Celtics due to an illness, all signs pointed to a blowout. That was indeed what happened, just not in the way everyone expected. The Thunder embarrassed the Celtics setting a new franchise record for points in a 150-117 …

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Villanova vs. Georgetown odds, line: 2023 college basketball picks, Jan. 4 predictions from proven model

Georgetown (5-10) is one victory away from matching their win total from all of last season, and they’re next chance to get it comes on Wednesday at home against Villanova (7-7). The Hoyas are still looking for their first conference win of the season, while Villanova is 1-2 in the Big East. Wildcats guard Caleb Daniels is the top returning …

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Court Report: Why major NCAA Tournament expansion won’t happen despite recommendations to change March Madness

There was some predictable, dismayed reactions to the NCAA Division I Transformation Committee’s official set of recommendations released on Tuesday. The most notable proposal is the option for D-I sports with 200-plus teams to allow championship brackets to fill by as many as 25% of that sport’s membership. In college basketball, this means the bracket could grow as large as 90 …

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Red’s jersey retired; Parish 2000th block; Jefferson, Kreklow, Kleine born

On this day in Boston Celtics history, the storied franchise retired legendary head coach and team president Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach’s jersey number in 1986. Of course, Auerbach had given up the sport as a player long before becoming part of the Celtics organization, having played collegiately for George Washington University before the Second World War began. Rather, it was …

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Ranking college basketball’s best freshmen: South Carolina’s GG Jackson wins second Freshman of the Week honor

Eight weeks into the college basketball season, true freshmen across the country are still popping up as surprises as this season wears on. The talent pool for youngsters is deep and wide with more than a dozen viable candidates weekly worthy of a mention in our Frosh Watch rankings. This week is just another example of that with Ohio State …

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Tennessee vs. Mississippi State prediction, odds: 2023 college basketball picks, Jan. 3 bets by proven model

No. 8 Tennessee hosts Mississippi State in an SEC college basketball matchup on Tuesday evening. The Volunteers are 11-2 overall and have won two games in a row. Likewise, Mississippi State also owns an 11-2 record but has dropped two consecutive games. The Volunteers lead the all-time series 88-44 and they have a three-game head-to-head winning streak. Tennessee defeated the Bulldogs …

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