The 7-foot Illinois freshman from Jamaica had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks to help Illinois upset No. 5 Michigan 71-62 on Wednesday night.
Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday.
Football fans have been thirstier than expected, University of Illinois athletic officials said.
Purdue beat Northwestern 58-44 in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
The Blue Demons lost their first game of the season Sunday against Buffalo.
Illinois will face California in the Redbox Bowl on Dec. 30.
Illinois State topped Morehead State, 61-50 on Saturday with 16 points from Zach Copeland.
No. 3 Maryland rallied from 15 down Saturday to beat Illinois 59-58.
James Robinson had two touchdowns in Illinois State's 23-14 win over Central Arkansas.
TSU led by 17 points early in the second half until Xavier Johnson brought Chicago State back by scoring 26 of his 34 points after the break. The Cougars never led in the game, but got within two points twice in the final four minutes.
DePaul (9-0) is off to its best start since the 1986-87 season when the Blue Demons started 16-0.
Desmond Bane led TCU with 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Jaire Grayer hit four 3-pointers on the way to a season-high 15 points for the graduate transfer and the Horned Frogs beat Illinois State 81-69 on Tuesday night.
Cameron Krutwig had 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Loyola of Chicago defeated Ball St. 70-58 on Tuesday night.
Miller Kopp and Boo Buie each scored 20 points, and Northwestern beat Boston College 82-64 in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup Tuesday night.
Former NFL running back George Atkinson III died a year after his twin brother died by suicide, Notre Dame football officials confirmed.
The Blue Demons are 8-0 for the first time since the 1986-87 team won its first 16 games, and they’re turning heads in a way the once-proud program hasn’t in years.
Chris Lykes scored 28 points and Miami held off a furious second-half comeback to beat Illinois 81-79 on Monday.
Jamie Ahale had a career-high 23 points and Tarkus Ferguson added 22 as Illinois-Chicago topped San Diego 89-83 on Monday in the Boca Raton Beach Classic.
Northwestern has parted ways with offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mick McCall after a miserable season.
Karlis Silins’ free throw with a second left gave Florida Atlantic a 71-70 win over UIC on Sunday in a Boca Raton Beach Classic contest.