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ON CAMPUS: Vickers continues to produce for Aurora University

Aurora University junior and former Streator High School basketball standout Max Vickers continues to play well for the Spartans (5-4).

Vickers had 13 points, including 7-of-7 from the free throw line and nine rebounds, to help AU defeat Dominican University 73-70 this past Saturday. In nine games this season, Vickers is averaging 14.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest.
 
Brady Sanders (Sr., Fieldcrest) posted seven points, with a rebound and an assist in Eureka College's 81-70 victory over Webster University. The win improved the Red Devils to 7-2 on the season.
 
Illinois State University's Isaac Gassman (RS-Fr., Ottawa) scored six points and grabbed three rebounds in the Redbirds' 101-97 overtime triumph at Ole Miss.
The Rebels led by as many as four at 84-80 with 2:21 to play in the game, before ISU fought back, and used a 3-pointer from Gassman to tie the game at 85 with 1:44 to play. 
In overtime, a Gassman free throw pushed the ISU lead to four and the Redbirds never looked back to improve to 5-6 on the year.
 
D'Angelo Young-Pryor (Fr., Streator) netted 17 points, snared nine rebounds and picked up a pair of steals, but Milwaukee Technical College dropped to 6-7 on the season after a 88-87 loss to Olive-Harvey College.
 
Football
Austin Breunig (Sr., Sandwich) was selected to the final NCAA Division III All-America Team for the 2017 season after being voted to the D3football.com's All-Region Team. 
Breunig, one of two running backs voted to the All-America First Team, was voted the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Art Keller Offensive Player of the Year this season and was a First Team All-Region honoree by D3football.com after rushing for 1,266 yards and 15 touchdowns. He broke the Cardinals' single-season records for all-purpose yards (1,686), total touchdowns (19) and points scored (114). In North Central's eight conference games, Breunig compiled CCIW-leading totals for rushing yards (1,023) and all-purpose yards (1,325) while tying the conference's all-time record for points scored (102). He scored 218 points in conference play during his career, the CCIW's eighth-highest total all-time, and was one of 10 semifinalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, the premier individual award in Division III football.
 
Women's basketball
Jasmin Bailey (Sr., Ottawa) continues her stellar play for Elmhurst College as she scored 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting, including 5-of-10 from beyond the arc, in the Bluejays' 74-70 setback to the University of Chicago. Bailey also had 11 points, two rebounds and two assists in Elmhurt's 86-59 drubbing of Carleton College to improve to 5-5 on the campaign. She is averaging 13.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per contest and is ranked fourth in NCAA Division III in total 3-pointers made (36), eighth in 3s per game (3.6) and 17th in 3-point field goal percentage (.468).
 
Kankakee Community College's Paige Hacker (Fr., Seneca) had two points, three rebounds and a steal in the Cavaliers' 86-67 win over Triton College, then two points and three boards in a 76-54 victory over Kalamazoo Valley. KCC is now 9-2 on the season.
 
Kaylynne Terry (Fr., Streator) had six points and four rebounds, while Lexie Collins (Sr., Earlville) added two points and a rebound to help Rockford University (1-7) capture its first win of the season with a 57-54 triumph over Maranatha Baptist University over the weekend. 
 

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