Bradley University guard and Auburn High School alum Antoine Pittman is dancing with the Gargoyles, as the #15 seed gets ready to take on #2 Michigan State at the NCAA Tournament. Bradley punched their ticket to the tournament after winning the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament last weekend. Ahead of the big game in Des Moine, IA, the redshirt junior says he's excited to be on the ride. After only winning five games his freshman year, Pittman says the team didn't always think they'd make...
Alexandre Fortin and Andreas Martinsen scored in the first period and Anton Forsberg stopped 34 of 35 pucks to help the Rockford IceHogs complete a three-games-in-three-days sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Texas Stars Sunday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
The RVC men's basketball team had a warm welcome back to Rockford on Sunday afternoon, after finishing as the NJCAA Division III national runner-up in Rochester, MN. They fell to Herkimer on Satuday 72-60.
Even on a cold Sunday afternoon, the Rockford East boys basketball team had a crowd of fan support waiting for them at the high school. They were escorted with a police car and firetruck after their historic fourth place finish at state in Peoria.
Collin Delia stopped 33 of 35 pucks, Peter Holland netted the game-winner in overtime and the Rockford IceHogs thwarted the Cleveland Monsters 3-2 Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bank Center. With the victory, the IceHogs treated 5,311 fans to the ninth home win of their last 11 games at the BMO.
The Rockford East boys basketball team finished 4th in state in Class 4A, after falling to Curie 64-55 in Peoria on Saturday. The E-Rabs trailed by just three with under two minutes left in the game, but a costly turnover by East senior Chris Burnell would permanently shift the momentum to Curie who walked away with the win.
Trailing by 23 at halftime, the Northern Illinois University men's basketball team stormed back in the second half to tie the game twice, before falling, 71-67, to third-seeded Bowling Green on Friday night (March 15) in the Mid-American Conference Tournament Semifinals at Quicken Loans Arena.