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Bradley University

The Missouri Valley Conference is altering its conference basketball schedules in response to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.  

Bradley University

The conference fall sports seasons for Bradley and Illinois State universities have officially ended before they got a chance to start.

Bradley University

Concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are leading college sports associations to delay or cancel the start of their fall 2020 sports seasons.

Dana Vollmer / WCBU, Peoria Public Radio

Dozens of Bradley University student athletes staged a peaceful demonstration Tuesday night, protesting racial injustice and inequality.

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Darrell Brown scored 21 points and Elijah Childs added 17 to lead fourth-seeded Bradley to its 10th NCAA Tournament with an 80-66 win over seventh-seeded Valparaiso in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game on Sunday.

Bradley University

This year’s dance is over for the Bradley Braves men’s basketball program. The team fell to 2nd-seed Michigan State Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Ralph Lawler

Jan 29, 2018
Bradley University

This is a story about basketball broadcasters, and following in the footsteps of professionals you admire.  And in the end, it’s about building your own legacy.

Growing up in Peoria Illinois, Ralph Lawler spent many nights listening to Chick Hearn, who was then the radio voice of the Bradley Braves.

Lawler played basketball through high school and once played in a state basketball tournament with Chick Hearn at the mic.

Illinois Basketball Coach Association

Flags are being flown at half-staff on Bradley’s campus for the next three days to honor the school’s winning-est basketball coach.

Basketball Means Business for Quad Cities

Mar 10, 2016
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

Hundreds of basketball players, coaches, and fans are in the Quad Cities for the Missouri Valley Conference women's tournament, "Hoops in the Heartland." Illinois Public Radio's Michelle O'Neill reports the winning team will be crowned on Sunday, and a local tourism official hopes the iWireless Center is packed to the rafters.