Scores

Final

UIC 68

(2-2, 1-1 away)

Howard 54

(1-4, 1-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 25, 2008

    Burr Gymnasium, Washington, District of Columbia

    1 2 T
    UIC 30 3868
    HOW 34 2054

    Top Performers

    UIC: S. VanderMeer 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Howard: E. Myatt 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Ill.-Chicago 68, Howard 54

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Scott VanderMeer scored 13 points and blocked five shots as Illinois-Chicago defeated Howard 68-54 on Tuesday night.

    The Flames (2-2) forced 12 second-half turnovers to pull away after trailing by four at the half.

    Robo Kreps added 13 points and Josh Mayo had 12 for the Illinois-Chicago, which got its first road win of the season after outscoring the Bison 28-9 to begin the second half.

    Eugene Myatt scored 19 points for Howard (1-4), which lost its fourth straight and shot only 2 of 17 from 3-point range.

    Mayo gave the Flames their first second-half lead with a baseline 3-pointer to make the score 37-34. Mayo's second 3-pointer of the half kept the Flames ahead 45-41, before Kreps and VanderMeer each added two field goals as part of a run that stretched it to 58-43.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UIC
    HOW
    Points 68 54
    FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 2-17 (.118)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-17 (.882) 10-17 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 4

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