Scores

Final

UIC 69

(7-17, 3-11 Horizon)

Loyola (IL) 78

(6-18, 1-13 Horizon)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, February 11, 2012

    Joseph J. Gentile Center, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    UIC 26 4369
    L-IL 39 3978

    Top Performers

    Illinois-Chicago: G. Talton 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Loyola (IL): J. Hicks 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Loyola of Chicago 78, Ill.-Chicago 69

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Ben Averkamp scored 17 points, leading five Loyola of Chicago players in double figures, and the Ramblers won their first Horizon League game of the season by beating Illinois-Chicago 78-69 on Saturday.

    Loyola (5-19, 1-13 Horizon) had lost 11 straight since beating Canisius on Dec. 22, but never trailed in the cross-city matchup. Jordan Hicks scored 15, Walt Gibler and Denzel Brito each had 11 points and Chim Kadima scored 10 for the Ramblers. Gibler had nine rebounds and Hicks eight as Loyola outrebounded UIC 41-29.

    The Ramblers led 20-6 just 8 minutes into the game and 39-26 at halftime. The margin got no smaller than seven points, in the final minute of the game.

    Gary Talton led the Flames (7-17, 3-11) with 18 points and Daniel Barnes scored 15.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UIC
    L-IL
    Points 69 78
    FG Made-Attempted 25-57 (.439) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 8-14 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2011-12 Season

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