CHICAGO (AP) Right from the start, the Chicago Blackhawks knew they would be tested.
Clearly, they were ready.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) Kirk Hinrich scored 22 points, Marco Belinelli added 15 points, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away down the stretch to beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 95-83 on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) Ben Averkamp had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Loyola of Chicago over Chicago State 66-63 in overtime Sunday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.