Illinois-Chicago vs Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee 68, Ill.-Chicago 55


MILWAUKEE (AP) - James Haarsma scored 18 points and Ryan Allen 17 to lead Milwaukee to a 68-55 win against cold-shooting Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Horizon League tournament.

Tony Meier collected seven points and 11 rebounds for the fourth-seeded Panthers (20-12), who scored 34 of the game's first 40 points en route to their fifth straight win. Milwaukee faces No. 5 seed Butler in a second-round game on Friday.

Hayden Humes had 14 points and four steals and Gary Talton 11 points for the ninth-seeded Flames (8-22), who shot 22.2 percent (6 of 27) en route to trailing 35-14 at halftime.

A Haarsma 3-pointer gave the Panthers a 34-6 lead. Illinois-Chicago went scoreless for a 5:49 stretch of the first half.

Darrin Williams had 10 points for the Flames.

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Illinois-Chicago Flames
H. Humes, F295-92-250414
D. Williams, C214-82-450110
G. Talton, G323-102-242211
M. Bush, G200-30-01120
M. Brown, G191-20-02012
D. Barnes201-93-41115
P. Carter172-32-25036
S. Sutter130-40-00020
G. Travis70-20-00120
R. Robinson61-22-22015
D. Tyler50-00-03110
A. Fells41-20-00002
W. Simonton40-00-00020
A. Kelley30-10-00000
Totals 18-5513-163362255
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
T. Meier, F332-51-211147
J. Haarsma, F245-95-940318
P. Gulley, G342-90-02106
K. Williams, G303-100-15617
R. Allen, G296-85-860217
K. Kelm172-51-13216
S. Boga131-20-11313
R. Haggerty111-10-00003
D. Harris40-01-22021
E. Richard20-00-01000
C. Wolf20-10-01000
M. Roelke10-10-00000
Totals 22-5113-2440131468
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wright St.13-522-13146
Green Bay11-723-13112
Youngstown St.6-1211-21276
N. Kentucky5-139-21296
Clev. St.4-149-23278
Other games
Mich St 55 Final
Indiana 70
Minn 45 Final
Wisc 52
Florida 67 Final
DUKE 79 Final
Wake 71