Scores

Final

UIC 64

(1-3, 0-2 away)

S Illinois 74

(3-1, 3-0 home)

    8:05 PM ET, November 28, 2009

    SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

    1 2 T
    UIC 23 4164
    SIU 26 4874

    Top Performers

    Illinois-Chicago: Z. Neely 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Southern Illinois: C. Fay 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    S. Illinois 74, Ill.-Chicago 64

    Associated Press

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Carlton Fay scored a career-high 23 points and Southern Illinois used a 19-0 second-half run to defeat Illinois-Chicago 74-64 on Saturday night.

    Eleven of Fay's points came during the Salukis' hot stretch. Fay's night included 5 3-pointers.

    Kevin Dillard added 17 points and Nick Evans 12 for Southern Illinois (3-1). Dillard also had five steals and five rebounds.

    The starting backcourt dominated the scoring for the Flames (1-3), as Zavion Neeley scored a game-high 24 points and Robo Kreps added 19. Jeremy Buttell contributed 12.

    The Salukis led 26-23 at the break.

    Kreps drilled a 3-pointer with 12:07 to play that pushed the Flames ahead 42-40. But Southern Illinois answered immediately with a 3-pointer by Tony Freeman, starting the 19-0 run that did not end until Neeley nailed a free throw with 7:27 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UIC
    SIU
    Points 64 74
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 18-19 (.947)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 17

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