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>>Mizzou, Illinois Gear Up For Saturday's Game

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Missouri and Illinois are getting set for a meeting on the hardwood this
Saturday.  The two will meet at Scottrade Center with tip set for 5:00.  Mizzou
is 9-and-1 following Monday night's win over South Carolina State.  The Tigers
are ranked 12th in the country.  The 10th-ranked Illini improved to 12-and-0
this season by beating Eastern Kentucky on Sunday. Coverage of that game can be heard on Newstalk 97.3 WTIM.

>>Noah's Triple-Double Leads Bulls Past Celtics

(Chicago, IL)  --  Joakim Noah had 11 points with 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Bulls in a
100-89 win over Boston last night.  Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer each had 21
points for Chicago, which improved to 14-and-10 on the year.  The Bulls head to
New York to battle the Knicks on Friday.

>>Bears Get Back To Work

(Lake Forest, IL)  --  The Bears are back on the practice field today preparing for Sunday's road game at Arizona.  Yesterday, Chicago placed running back Michael Bush on injured reserve with a
rib injury and re-signed Kahlil Bell to take his place.  At 8-and-6, the Bears
are currently tied with the Vikings, Cowboys and Giants for the sixth and final
playoff spot.

>>Rams Hit Practice Field

(Earth City, MO)  --  After seeing their three-game winning streak end on Sunday, the Rams hit the practice field today to get set for two more road games.  This week St. Louis travels to Tampa Bay to
battle the Buccaneers.  The Rams are 6-7-and-1 on the year, but have been
officially eliminated from playoff contention.

>>Billikens Host Eastern Illinois Tonight

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Saint Louis will take the floor tonight at Chaifetz Arena against the Eastern
Illinois Panthers.  The Billikens moved to 6-and-3 following a 73-51 win over
Tennessee-Martin on Saturday.  The Panthers are out of the Ohio Valley
Conference and come into tonight's game at 3-and-8 on the season.

 
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