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Picture of the Day: Illinois State

February 28th, 2008
Illinois StThanks to our friends over at Icon Sports Media, we now have access to thousands of great college basketball photos to use on the site.  Each day, CHN will feature a Picture of the Day, which might include a newsworthy, funny, or simply interesting subject. At the bottom will be a caption or headline that might be informative or amusing. The possibilities are endless!


Daily Poll: Who is the Best Team in the MVC?

January 22nd, 2008

Games of the Night: Illinois State at Drake

January 19th, 2008

Games of the Night


A companion to our daily Three Stars of the Day, we present the top three Games of the Night.


Three Stars of the Day: November 19th

November 19th, 2007
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Three Stars of The Day


Continuing a new daily feature on, the Three Stars of the day.  We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances.  Either way, its our way of showing the love:


Illinois State Adds Hill, Robinson, Smith

November 14th, 2007
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NORMAL, Ill. – After verbally committing to Illinois State and first-year head coach Tim Jankovich over the summer, former Redbird guard and current Lincoln College star Bobby Hill, Decatur Eisenhower forward Jeremy Robinson and Chicago Simeon point guard Kenyon Smith made it official Wednesday, signing their respective National Letters of Intent to continue their education and basketball careers at ISU. All three players will begin their eligibility in the 2008-09 campaign.

Chamberlain Oguchi Transfering to Illinois State

August 30th, 2007
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NORMAL, Ill. – Illinois State head coach Tim Jankovich added an explosive scorer to his backcourt Wednesday with the announcement that 6-foot-5 guard Chamberlain Oguchi will transfer to ISU from Oregon. Oguchi was a fixture in the Ducks lineup the past three years, and helped them reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament last season. He will sit out this year due to NCAA transfer rules, but will have one season of eligibility with the Redbirds beginning in the 2008-09 campaign.

2007-08 Illinois State Basketball Preview

August 1st, 2007
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Illinois State Redbirds


Former Illinois St Coach Joins SLU Staff

May 3rd, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis head men’s basketball coach Rick Majerus today announced that Porter Moser will join the Billiken men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. The former Creighton guard was the head coach at Illinois State from 2003-04 to 2006-07 after a three-year stint as the head coach at Arkansas-Little Rock.

Illinois State Hires Kansas Assistant Jankovich

March 20th, 2007

NORMAL, Ill. – With a coaching lineage that reads like a Who’s Who in college basketball and over two decades of success on the hardwood, Tim Jankovich (JAYNK-ah-vich) was a logical choice for Illinois State’s Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger, and as a result, the former Kansas assistant coach was formally named the 18th head coach in Redbird men’s basketball history at a press conference Tuesday morning from Doug Collins Court in Redbird Arena. “We are excited to be hiring a coach with the experience and expertise of Tim Jankovich,” Zenger said.