2000: Todd Wente hit his second career 3-pointer from deep in the corner to give Illinois Wesleyan an 80-77 lead with 52 seconds left and Chris Silagi drained four straight free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal the Titans' 84-81 basketball victory over Benedictine at Lisle.
1990: Forward Cindy Kaufmann scored 27 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Illinois State to a 76-66 victory over Iowa State in a nonconference basketball game. The Lady Redbirds held Iowa State's leading scorer, center Lynne Lorenzen, to just eight points and two rebounds.
1980: Guards Mike McNeely and Brian Tria, touted as one of the better combinations in the area, came up big in Heyworth's 69-51 victory over LeRoy. They ran off 18 points, 14 by Tria, during a key 3 1/2-minute span. Tria led all scorers with 23 points and McNeely had 20.
1955: Steve Frost, sinking six of eight shots in the second half, led Trinity to a 54-47 victory over Chenoa. Heyworth, paced by Joe Connelly's 23 points, downed Lexington 53-41 to gain possession of the Pantagraph Traveling Trophy.
Compiled by Roger Cushman