Brechting scores 20 to lead Oakland past UIC 86-72
OAKLAND, Mich. (AP) — Brad Brechting had 20 points as Oakland defeated Illinois-Chicago 86-72 on Thursday night.
Ottey leads UIC over IUPUI 76-75
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Ottey had 13 points and scored the winning layup with 26 seconds left as Illinois-Chicago beat IUPUI 76-75 on Saturday.
After Ottey's basket, the Jaguars had one shot blocked and missed two more on their final possession.
Michael Diggins and Tarkus Ferguson added 12 points apiece for the Flames. Rob Howard Jr. and Jamie Ahale chipped in 11 points each. Diggins also had seven rebounds for the Flames, while Howard Jr. posted three blocks.
Ferguson buries 7 3s to lead UIC past Youngstown St 78-63
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.
Ottey, Boahen help UIC overcome Wisconsin Parkside 94-74
CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Ottey scored 20 points and Godwin Boahen drained a career-high five 3-pointers as UIC rallied in a hot-shooting second half to put away Division-II's Wisconsin Parkside 94-74 Saturday.
Four players for UIC (3-3) reached double-figure scoring with Boahen adding 19, Rob Howard and Jacob Wiley coming off the bench for 15 and 10, respectively. The Flames shot 72 percent from the floor (23-for-32) in the second half, outscoring Wisconsin Parkside 55-39.