DETROIT (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson had 20 points and 10 rebounds, his seventh double-double this season, as Illinois-Chicago rallied after halftime to beat Detroit 80-71 on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Sandy Cohen III had 20 points and scored the go-ahead basket on a putback with a minute to go as Green Bay edged past Illinois-Chicago 63-62 on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Blount scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and UIC opened a season-long four-game homestand by cruising past Detroit Mercy, 79-67 in a Horizon League battle on Thursday night.
The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Flames.
The last time UIC played at home it knocked down 17 3-pointers in a 73-56 win over Cleveland State, and this game promised to be more of the same.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeAndre Abram had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds on Thursday night and Milwaukee held on after taking control late in the first half for an 81-69 win over Illinois-Chicago.
The Panthers (8-11, 3-3 Horizon League) closed the first half on a 13-3 run to lead 32-23 at the break and extended to their largest lead at 41-26 early in the second.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored 18 points with six 3-pointers, seven rebounds and six assists and Illinois-Chicago pulled away in the second half to beat Cleveland State 73-56 Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored 23 points shooting 7 of 10 from 3-point range and Illinois-Chicago snapped a two-game skid and beat Youngstown State 78-63 Thursday night.
Godwin Boahen scored 21 points with four 3s, Rob Howard shot 5 of 8 from the field and the Flames made 31 of 56 (55 percent) from the field including 14 of 31 (45) from distance.
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus tied a program record with eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points Friday night to help DePaul beat Illinois-Chicago 90-70.
Strus was 8 of 16 from 3-point range and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for his third career double-double. He scored 20 in the first half when the Blue Demons (7-2) built a 52-28 lead.
Devin Gage added 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Paul Reed scored 13, and Jalen Coleman-Lands and Eli Cain had 10 points apiece for DePaul.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson had a triple-double and Jordan Blount scored a career-high 27 points to help Illinois-Chicago beat Illinois State 94-75 on Wednesday night.
Ferguson, who was just 4-of-16 shooting, had 14 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists. Godwin Boahen, the only other player in program history with a triple-double, hit a career-best six 3-pointers on as many attempts and finished with 22 points for UIC.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored 25, Godwin Boahen added 24 points and UIC beat William & Mary 100-95 in overtime on Thursday night.
Ferguson scored the Flames' first five points of the extra period and Marcus Ottey hit a 3-pointer to give UIC (1-3) the lead for good at 90-87.
Boahen scored six in overtime, including a pair of free throws to make it a two-possession game with four seconds left.
CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Ottey and Dikembe Dixson had 20 points each and UIC held off Detroit Mercy for a 94-87 win on Monday night.
The Flames (17-12, 12-4 Horizon League) pulled away with a 21-5 run to lead 84-67 on Clint Robinson's layup with 5:14 left. The Titans (8-21, 4-12) cut the deficit to seven at 89-82 and at the final score.
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Dikembe Dixson scored 18 points, Jordan Blount had 14 points and 15 rebounds and Illinois-Chicago beat Green Bay 83-75 on Friday night.
UIC (16-12, 11-4 Horizon League) rebounded from a nine-point loss to Cleveland State that broke a seven-game win streak. The Flames moved within a game of league leaders Wright State and Northern Kentucky, and conclude the regular season against the two next week.
CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Ottey scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and Tai Odiase finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks to help Illinois-Chicago beat IUPUI 71-62 on Saturday.
Odiase has a Horizon League record, and is the active leader in Division I, with 317 career blocked shots.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jordan Blount scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to an 87-80 win over Cleveland State on Saturday.
Godwin Boahen added a team-high 18 points with 6-for-8 shooting, Tarkus Ferguson had 16 points and Tai Odiase got 12 for UIC (10-11, 5-3 Horizon League). It was Blount's second double-double of the season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dikembe Dixson scored 23 points to lead Illinois-Chicago over Green Bay 84-73 on Wednesday night.
UIC (7-10, 2-2 Horizon League) has won four of its last five home games while Green Bay (7-12, 2-4) has lost four straight.
Dixson made 10 of 12 field goals, including three 3-pointers. Marcus Ottey and Godwin Boahen added 16 points apiece, and Jordan Blount chipped in 13. The Flames finished with a season-high 20 assists, led by a career-best 12 from Tarkus Ferguson.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Dante Thorpe scored 21 points and Levi Bradley scored 18 and gathered 10 rebounds and Northern Illinois beat Illinois-Chicago 69-63 on Thursday night.
Eugene German added 13 points for Northern Illinois (7-5). Thorpe, Bradley and German scored 34 of the Huskies 36 second-half points.
Dikembe Dickson's two free throws tied it at 41 with 12:19 left, and his jumper more than two minutes later put Illinois-Chicago (4-8) ahead 44-43.