Normal U-High head coach Andrew McDowell, senior Nate Torres and junior Drew Wollenschlager talk about the Pioneers’ sectional title over Rich Central and what had helped prepare them to get to this moment.
Nate Torres and Drew Wollenschlager set the pace early for Normal U-High as they got out to a 15-7 first quarter lead, and the Pioneers didn’t look back. Torres and Wollenschlager combined for
UPickEm is down to just two games this week. We have 3A sectional finals between U-High and Rich Central plus the big matchup at Southeast of Lincoln vs Southeast. DP, Jay Philly and JT
The Central State Eight announced the all conference selections last week for the winter sports season, including boys basketball. We made a video showing off those selections.
Here’s Friday’s slate of postseason games: 2A Riverton Sectional Final – Plains vs Tremont 3A Jerseyville Regional Final – SHG vs Southeast 3A Rantoul Regional Final – MacArthur vs Champaign Central 3A Prairie
We are in full postseason basketball mode. DP, Jay Philly and JT talk the 2A sectional final along with 3A and 4A regional finals in this weeks UPickEm.
Southeast put a running clock on the team that finished second in the CS8 to wrap up a perfect 18-0 conference season 69-35 on Friday night. James Dent led the way with 21
DP, Jay Philly and JT talk high school basketball UPickEm week 11. This week includes the final CS8 matchups of the year as well as 1A and 2A regional finals.
After suffering a humbling home senior night loss to SHG this past Friday night the U-High Pioneers bounced back to play spoiler on the road for Glenwood’s senior night in a 37-32 CS8
After losing to Normal U-High at home by 3 points earlier this season SHG wanted payback, and they got it in a big way. The Cyclones lead from start to finish as SHG
DP, Jay Philly and JT talk high school basketball UPickEm week 10. This week includes a full CS8 slate plus some Sangamo matchups and Taylorville vs Lincoln.
The U-High Pioneers beat Lanphier on Friday night and then took care of business against Glenwood for a 54-39 victory. Alex Wood led the way for the Pioneers who opened up a 20
The dynamic duo of Nate Torres and Alex Wood scored 52 points combined for Normal U-High to lead the Pioneers to a 73-60 home win over Lanphier. Alex Wood scored 11 first quarter
Busy weekend ahead in high school basketball UPickEm. DP, Jay Philly and JT break down all the games including Lanphier vs U-High, Porta vs Auburn and some games at the Riverton Shootout.
U-High jumped on Rochester early to take a 38-16 lead into the half. Alex Wood and Nate Torres would keep up with the Pioneer momentum in the second half as U-High would go