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National Signing Day: Local recruits

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National Signing Day: Local recruits

Updated at 5:44 p.m.

List compiled by YourSeason.com
Air Force: AJ Bilyeu, QB, Bartlett; Carl Miller, LB, Stevenson; Jimmy Pelnarsh, DL, Morris; Dion Starnes, DB, BremenArmy: Lance Baggett, LB, Chicago Academy; Evan Finnane, DL, St. EdwardAugustana: Austin Lewis, DL, BataviaBall State: DaeShaun Hurley, DB, JulianButler: Malcolm Weaver, QB, Loyola; Zach Wolfe, TE, LockportCarthage: Stewart Cunningham, LB, De La SalleCentral Michigan: Ron Coluzzi, K Naperville North; Brandon Greer, DB, Mount Carmel; Lance Sanders, DL, Leo; Martez Walker, RB, Brother RiceCentral Missouri State: Diaron Rhodes, DB, Bolingbrook; Tevin Teamer, DB, BolingbrookConcordia (Minn.): Mike Marks, DL, Naperville NorthCornell: Brent Jones, DL, Naperville North; Ben Rogers, WR, GenevaDartmouth: Will McNamara, LB, St. RitaDavidson: Tyler Hickey, WR, GenevaDayton: Robert Delaney, OL, Loyola; Michael Scott Jr., DL, LoyolaDrake: Al Hern, OL, Lincoln-Way East; Kaz Zyks, DB, JacobsEastern Illinois: Jim Lowery, OL, Montini; Ryan Meyer, DB, Marist; Anthony Taylor, WR, MontiniEastern Michigan: Cole Gardner, TE, Batavia; Jake Hurcombe, OL, Stevenson; Pat OConnor, DL, St. RitaFlorida: Antonio Morrison, LB, BolingbrookGrand Valley State: Mike Parker, DE, LibertyvilleHarvard: Matt Koran, LB, Joliet WestIllinois: Rob Bain, OL, Bolingbrook; BJ Bello, DB, Lincoln-Way West; Jason Robertson, WR, Lincoln-Way East; Vontrell Williams, DL, Mount CarmelIllinois State: Andre Allen, LB, Bolingbrook; CJ Irvin, OL, Manteno; Dan Pawlak, OL, Lakes; Blake Winkler, QB, Lincoln-Way EastIllinois Wesleyan: Sam Styler, DB, LibertyvilleIndiana: Tevin Coleman, RB, Oak Forest; Dan Feeney, OL, SandburgIndiana State: Nick Dachota, OL, St. Rita; Alec Lyons, DL, Batavia; Joel Magrum, DL, Lincoln-Way East; Tyler Mellecker, K, Waubonsie Valley; Robert Tonyan, QB, McHenry; Phillip Wilson, DB, BolingbrookIowa: Faith Ekakitie, DL, Lake Forest Academy; Maurice Fleming, DB, Curie; Jaleel Johnson, DL, Montini; Ryan Ward, OL, ProvidenceIowa Western: Matt Solner, DL, Lincoln-Way EastMcKendree: Jeruel Taylor, RB, Marian CatholicMiami (Ohio): Ryan Callen, OL, Hinsdale CentralMinnesota: Jack Lynn, LB, Lake ZurichMinnesota State: Nick Pieruccini, QB, Notre Dame; Alec Vesper, DL, MinookaNavy: David Reisner, K, South ElginNebraska: Jordan Westerkamp, WR, MontiniNew Mexico: Anthony Messina, LB, Addison TrailNorth Central: Noel Gaspari, QB, BataviaNorth Dakota: Ryan Bartels, QB, Sycamore; Kevin Bayer, RB, Lincoln-Way East; Luke Mathewson, TEDE, LibertyvilleNorth Dakota State: Dee Gray, WR. Waubonsie ValleyNorthern Illinois: Brian Canoy, DL, St. Patrick; Ladell Fleming, LB, Julian; Conner Gavin, DB, Notre Dame; Michael Ippolito, DL, Neuqua Valley; Mario Jones, DL, Hubbard; Desroy Maxwell, TE, Amundsen; Perez Ford, RB, Romeoville; Scott Taylor, OL, Marian Central; Matt Williams, QB, GenevaNorthern Michigan: Evan Bishop, LB, Jacobs; Anthony Harris, DL, BolingbrookNotre Dame: Scott Daly, C, Downers SouthNorthwestern: Joseph Jones, DB, Plano; Malin Jones, RB, Joliet Catholic; Troy Sheppard, DB, Providence; Dan Vitale, RB, Wheaton Warrenville SouthNorthwest Missouri State: Josh Falk, DE, Joliet CatholicOhio State: Tommy Schutt, DL, Glenbard WestOklahoma: David Smith, RB, BremenRipon: Chris Weaver, OL, Waubonsie ValleyRobert Morris: Matt Frolik, DE, Joliet Catholic; Dillon Sandberg, OL, Libertyville; Tyler Starke, RB, Lincoln-Way EastSaint Francis: Nick Collofello, DL, Joliet Catholic; Mike Passo, LB, Joliet CatholicSaint Josephs (Ind.): Greg Gordon, DL, Bolingbrook; Brandon Wright, WR, De La SalleSaint Olaf: Griffin Baumeister, OL, LoyolaSaint Xavier: Nick Cemeno, DL, Providence; Jake Jankowski, OL, Joliet CatholicSouth Dakota State: Charles Elmore, DB, St. Rita; Mitch Vejvoda, TE, ProvidenceSoutheast Missouri State: Jon Slania, OL, South ElginSouthern Illinois: Leonard Garron, LB, Evanston; Maciej Kozlowksi, OL, Jacobs; David Meyerhoff, OL, Naperville North; Shawn Mitchell, WR, Rich Central; Billy Reed, WR, Lockport; Ryan West, QB, OswegoStanford: Johnny Caspers, OL, Glenbard WestToledo: Phillip Martin, DL, Kenwood; Chase Murdock, LB, Barrington; Paul Perschon, OL, ConantTulsa: Sam Retzky, K, Notre DameWestern Illinois: Tristan Humbles, DE, Notre Dame; Kyle Krull, LB, Lemont; Chris Lisenby, TE, De La Salle; Mike Love, OL, Andrew; Scott Simpson, TE, Neuqua Valley; Brad Uher, LB, LemontWestern Michigan: Charles Barth, OL, Providence; Mikhail Dubose, DL, Hubbard; Anthony Maddie, QB, Aurora Christian; Nick Roach, OL, Mount CarmelWinona State: Collin Corcoran, LB, Prairie Ridge; Jordan Kos, RB, Carmel; Nic Margiotta, TE, Prairie Ridge; Mike Partyka, LB, Bartlett; Paul Preston, RB, Maine SouthWisconsin: Dan Voltz, OL, BarringtonWisconsin-Platteville: Jimmy Delaney, DB, Waubonsie Valley; Tony Leon, WR, Naperville North; Zack McCabe, DL, Waubonsie Valley; Zach Steele, DL, Waubonsie Valley; Tommy Wooten, LB, Waubonsie Valley

NBC Sports Chicago announces 2017-18 college basketball schedule

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NBC Sports Chicago announces 2017-18 college basketball schedule

Men’s and Women’s Game Schedule includes area contests featuring UIC, Illinois State, Loyola, Bradley, SIU, EIU, Valparaiso, Northern Iowa, Drake, DePaul, Northwestern, and more!

Local coverage begins with the UIC Flames hosting St. Joseph’s on Monday, November 13 at 7:00 PM CT featuring Jordan Bernfield & David Kaplan with the game call!

NBC Sports Chicago live stream available 24/7 on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive  or via the NBC Sports app

Chicago, IL (November 6, 2017) – NBC Sports Chicago, the multi-platform home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, is ready to bring college hoops fans another exciting season of action-packed NCAA basketball featuring a total of 65 men’s & women’s contests, featuring many of the area’s top teams and players.

NBC Sports Chicago viewers can look forward to the very best in local/regional basketball action featuring the Horizon League’s UIC Flames (eight games), along with Missouri Valley Conference action highlighted by Loyola (eight games), Northern Iowa (eight games), Bradley (seven games), Illinois State (five games), Southern Illinois (four games), Drake (four games), Valparaiso (three games), along with MVC #1-ranked pre-season favorite Missouri St. (ten games), plus – live coverage of the always-competitive MVC Tournament beginning March 1.  NOTE: NBC Sports Chicago live stream also available to authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive or via the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports Chicago’s early season men’s collegiate basketball schedule gets underway with the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Flames hosting St. Joseph’s on Monday, November 13 at 7:00 PM CT LIVE from the UIC Pavilion.  The game announcing tandem for Flames games on NBC Sports Chicago this season features Jordan Bernfield (play-by-play) and NBC Sports Chicago’s David Kaplan (analyst).  NOTE: ESPN Radio 1000’s Jonathan Hood will be filling in for Kaplan as game analyst for the UIC match-ups against DePaul and Wright St.  In addition, Bernfield will also handle play-by-play duties for every Loyola game on NBC Sports Chicago’s schedule this season, which also features ESPN Radio 1000’s Jeff Dickerson handling color analysis.

Among the key regional match-ups on the schedule this season include UIC at Loyola (Dec. 2), DePaul at UIC (Dec. 9), UIC at Illinois St. (Dec. 19), SIU at Northern Iowa (Dec. 28), Bradley vs. Loyola (Jan. 13 & Jan. 31), Drake at Northern Iowa (Jan. 16), Missouri St. at SIU (Feb. 14), and Bradley at Valparaiso (Feb. 17) among many others. Note the attached schedule for a complete list of men’s games this season on NBC Sports Chicago and on NBC Sports Chicago+.

NBC Sports Chicago’s women’s basketball schedule includes six games featuring USA Today Coaches Poll pre-season #20-ranked/four-time defending Big East Conf. champion DePaul Blue Demons the first Blue Demons telecast taking place on Saturday, December 30 at 7:00 PM CT live from the brand new Wintrust Arena in downtown Chicago vs. St. John’s.  Additional DePaul match-ups on NBC Sports Chicago’s schedule include games against Marquette (Jan. 4), Xavier (Jan. 12), Creighton (Feb. 2), Providence (Feb. 4), and Georgetown (Feb. 16).  In addition, NBC Sports Chicago will also carry the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats in action on Dec. 16 at Missouri St. (note the attached schedule for a complete listing of women’s games this season).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Numerous men’s and women’s games on NBC Sports Chicago’s college basketball schedule this season will air exclusively on NBC Sports Chicago+. NBC Sports Chicago+ (NBCSCH+) is available in high-definition on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 201 in the Chicago area/South Bend, IN & on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 285 in the Peoria, Springfield, Rockford and Champaign markets, along with being made available in DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T, RCN, and WOW! homes among numerous other carriers and streaming services; viewers are urged to visit NBCSportsChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER page for complete channel location details.

In addition to game coverage, NBC Sports Chicago will once again provide college basketball fans with team college coaches show this season (air dates may vary during the season) – Tuesdays (beginning in early December): Inside Notre Dame Basketball with Mike Brey (5:30 PM)…Wednesdays (beginning in late December): The Foundation: Northwestern Basketball (5:30 PM)...and The Steve Prohm Show: Iowa State Basketball (Season Preview Special - Mon, Dec. 11 at 5:30 PM; weekly airings on Mondays at 5:30 PM begin in January).

2017-18 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL on NBC SPORTS CHICAGO & NBC SPORTS CHICAGO+

  1. Mon, Nov 13    11:00 am   Jacksonville St. @ Richmond   LIVE
  2. Mon, Nov 13      7:00 pm    UIC:  St. Joseph’s @ UIC           LIVE
  3. Mon, Nov 13     7:00 pm     UNI:  Alcorn State @ Northern Iowa    LIVE   NBCSCH+
  4. Wed, Nov 29      6:00 pm    Vermont @ Richmond     LIVE   NBCSCH+
  5. Fri, Dec 1            7:00 pm      Bradley:  E. Illinois @ Bradley    LIVE   NBCSCH+
  6. Sat, Dec 2            3:00 pm     Loyola:  UIC @ Loyola             LIVE
  7. Sat, Dec 2            3:00 pm        IL ST:  Tulsa @ Illinois State   LIVE   NBCSCH+
  8. Sat, Dec 2            7:00 pm       Missouri St. @ S. Dakota State   LIVE   NBCSCH+
  9. Mon, Dec 4         7:00 pm        Missouri St. @ N Dakota St   LIVE
  10. Thu, Dec 7           7:00 pm       UNI:  UT-Arlington @ Northern Iowa      LIVE
  11. Sat, Dec 9             3:00 pm       UIC:  DePaul @ UIC              LIVE
  12. Sat, Dec 9       3:00 pm        IL ST:  Murray State @ Illinois State      LIVE   NBCSCH+ 
  13. Sat, Dec 9         5:00 pm     James Madison @ Richmond      LIVE     NBCSCH+
  14. Sun, Dec 10             3:00 pm       Missouri St @ Oral Roberts  LIVE      NBCSCH+
  15. Tue, Dec 19              7:00 pm      IL ST:  UIC @ Illinois State         LIVE
  16. Fri, Dec 22                8:00 pm       MVC:  Loyola @ Missouri State    LIVE
  17. Sat, Dec 23               1:00 pm       MVC:  Illinois State @ Evansville    LIVE               
  18. Thu, Dec 28              7:00 pm       MVC:  Valparaiso @ Indiana State   LIVE
  19. Thu, Dec 28    7:00 pm   MVC:  Southern Illinois @ Northern Iowa  LIVE   NBCSCH+
  20. Sat, Dec 30               3:00 pm        MVC:  Evansville @ Loyola     LIVE
  21. Sun, Dec 31             3:00 pm         MVC: Missouri St @ Valparaiso   LIVE  NBCSCH+
  22. Wed, Jan 3                7:00 pm         MVC:  Indiana St @ Loyola         LIVE   NBCSCH+
  23. Sat, Jan 6                  3:00 pm         MVC:  Southern Illinois @ Valparaiso     LIVE
  24. Wed, Jan 10     6:00 pm  MVC:  Northern Iowa @ Indiana State    LIVE   NBCSCH+
  25. Sat, Jan 13                3:00 pm         MVC:  Bradley @ Loyola         LIVE
  26. Sun, Jan 14              2:00 pm         MVC:  Indiana St @ Missouri St       LIVE                                       
  27. Mon, Jan 15             7:00 pm         UIC:  Oakland @ UIC    LIVE
  28. Tue, Jan 16               7:00 pm         MVC:  Drake @ Northern Iowa    LIVE
  29. Wed, Jan 17             6:00 pm         MVC:  Bradley @ Illinois State    LIVE
  30. Wed, Jan 17        7:00 pm    MVC:  Southern Illinois @ Loyola     LIVE   NBCSCH+
  31. Sat, Jan 20                3:00 pm           MVC:  Missouri St. @ Drake     LIVE
  32. Tue, Jan 23               7:00 pm           MVC:  Missouri St. @ Bradley   LIVE
  33. Sat, Jan 27                3:00 pm           UIC:  IUPUI @ UIC    LIVE
  34. Wed, Jan 31             7:00 pm            MVC:  Loyola @ Bradley       LIVE   NBCSCH+
  35. Sat, Feb 3           3:00 pm      MVC:  Indiana St @ Northern Iowa     LIVE   NBCSCH+
  36. Tue, Feb 6           6:00 pm      MVC:  Missouri St. @ Indiana St       LIVE   NBCSCH+
  37. Wed, Feb 7               7:00 pm            MVC:  Drake @ Loyola         LIVE
  38. Thu, Feb 8             7:00 pm        UIC:  Youngstown State @ UIC LIVE   NBCSCH+
  39. Sat, Feb 10                3:00 pm            MVC:  Northern Iowa @ Drake         LIVE
  40. Tue, Feb 13          7:00 pm      MVC:  Evansville @ Northern Iowa   LIVE   NBCSCH+
  41. Wed, Feb 14     7:00 pm     MVC:  Missouri St. @ Southern Illinois   LIVE   NBCSCH+
  42. Sat, Feb 17                8:00 pm            MVC:  Bradley @ Valparaiso         LIVE
  43. Wed, Feb 21     7:00 pm     MVC:  Bradley @ Missouri St.    LIVE   NBCSCH+               
  44. Sat, Feb 24           5:00 pm       St. Joseph’s @ Richmond          LIVE   NBCSCH+
  45. Sun, Feb 28               5:00 pm            UIC:  Wright State @ UIC          LIVE
  46. Thu, Mar 1                6:00 pm            MVC Tournament - Opening Round #1    LIVE
  47. Thu, Mar 1                8:30 pm            MVC Tournament - Opening Round #2     LIVE
  48. Fri, Mar 2                  12:00 pm         MVC Tournament – Quarterfinal #1        LIVE
  49. Fri, Mar 2                  2:30 pm            MVC Tournament – Quarterfinal #2          LIVE
  50. Fri, Mar 2                  6:00 pm            MVC Tournament – Quarterfinal #3         LIVE
  51. Fri, Mar 2                  8:30 pm            MVC Tournament – Quarterfinal #4      LIVE
     

2017-18 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL on NBC SPORTS CHICAGO & NBC SPORTS CHICAGO+

1. Tue, Nov 14               7:00 pm            Iowa State @ Northern Iowa         LIVE
2. Sun, Nov 19            2:00 pm       Missouri @ Missouri State    LIVE  NBCSCH+
3. Wed, Nov 29             7:00 pm            Missouri St. @ Wichita St          TBA
4. Sat, Dec 16                2:00 pm            Northwestern @ Missouri St    LIVE         NBCSCH+
5. Sat, Dec 30                7:00 pm            St. Johns @ DePaul                    LIVE
6. Thu, Jan 4                   7:00 pm            DePaul @ Marquette              LIVE
7. Fri, Jan 12                   5:00 pm            Xavier @ DePaul                    LIVE         NBCSCH+
8. Fri, Jan 12                   7:00 PM           Missouri St @ Illinois State     LIVE         NBCSCH+
9. Mon, Jan 15           1:00 pm      UIC:  Milwaukee @ UIC     LIVE    NBCSCH+ 
10. Fri, Feb 2                  7:00 pm            Creighton @ DePaul                LIVE
11. Sun, Feb 4                2:00 pm            Providence @ DePaul            LIVE
12. Fri, Feb 16                7:00 pm            Georgetown @ DePaul       LIVE         NBCSCH+
13. Sun, Feb 18              3:00 pm            Missouri St @ Valparaiso    LIVE
14. Thu, Mar 1               7:00 pm            Evansville @ Missouri St     LIVE         NBCSCH+  

(Schedules as of 11/6/17)  -- ALL TIMES CENTRAL TIME
SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Say it ain't so: DePaul commit Tyger Campbell reopens recruitment

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Say it ain't so: DePaul commit Tyger Campbell reopens recruitment

It looks like it was too good to be true.

Tyger Campbell shocked the recruiting world when he committed to DePaul on May 8.

Less than four months later, Campbell has reopened his recruitment.

The Rivals.com four-star point guard out of La Lumiere High School in Indiana, who is the No. 66 prospect in the 2018 Class, took to Twitter Friday night to explain his decision.

One of Campbell's original draws to the Blue Demons was DePaul hiring Shane Heirman as an assistant coach. Heirman coached Campbell for two seasons at La Lumiere.

"I like DePaul and honestly my coach (Shane Heirman) just went there and we have a great connection and he's always had my back," Campbell told Scout.com when he committed to the Blue Demons. "I like [DePaul] coach Dave Leitao, too. I like his program and he's an intelligent guy."

Campbell currently has offers from a handful of D1 schools, including Illinois, Michigan State, Ole Miss, Purdue, SMU, Memphis and Tennessee.