WHPO Sports Update
- by: WHPO Editor
- on: December 03, 2013
- school: WHPO Sports Update
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…...
Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns, and the Seattle Seahawks became the first team to clinch a spot in the NFC playoffs with a 34-7 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday night.
Bulls lost to New Orleans in triple OT 131 – 128
Pacers lost to the Trailblazers 106 - 102
Tim Beckman will return to Illinois for a third season as Head Coach – thanks in part to the Illini ending a 19-game Big Ten losing streak Nov. 23 at Purdue.
Athletic director Mike Thomas confirmed Beckman’s return to WCIA on Monday. Beckman is just 1-15 in Big Ten play and 6-18 overall at Illinois
The Illini’s Rayvonte Rice was named Big Ten Player of the Week. Rice, a junior guard from Champaign Centennial, averaged 21 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as Illinois defeated UNLV (61-59) and Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne (57-55) last week.
Cissna/B-H boys tonight
That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett