Illinois-Chicago vs Northwestern

Ill.-Chicago 50, Northwestern 44

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Josh Crittle's go-ahead basket with 53 seconds remaining helped UIC to a 50-44 upset of Northwestern on Saturday.

Crittle finished with a team-high 13 points, and Gary Talton's two free throws with 29 seconds left sealed the win for the Flames (6-1).

The Wildcats committed 16 turnovers and were just 10 of 20 from the free-throw line. Alex Olah missed two free throws with 3:16 remaining, and on the Flames' ensuing possession, Marc Brown converted an easy layup to give UIC a 44-42 lead. The Flames never trailed again.

Joey Miller's jumper tied the game at 35 with 10:23 left, erasing UIC's five-point second-half deficit. Two minutes later, Brown's three-point play gave the Flames a 38-35 lead.

Northwestern was fortunate to be leading at the half, 26-25, thanks to 29 percent first-half shooting by the Flames.

Drew Crawford scored a game-high 18 points for the Wildcats (6-2).

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Scoreboard
Illinois-Chicago (6-1) «252550
Northwestern (6-2)261844

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Illinois-Chicago Flames
M. Brown, F382-103-35117
H. Humes, F373-92-25038
J. Crittle, C355-113-394413
G. Talton, G302-104-42338
D. Barnes, G294-80-160410
J. Miller141-50-01002
J. Parker70-22-22002
W. Simonton60-00-01030
A. Fells20-00-00000
J. Wiegand20-00-00000
Totals 17-5514-153481850
 30.9%93.3% 
Northwestern Wildcats
D. Crawford, F366-144-411318
J. Swopshire, F340-40-06000
A. Olah, C283-70-26106
D. Sobolewski, G402-40-21435
R. Hearn, G313-74-992410
M. Turner120-10-01320
K. Abrahamson111-42-31025
A. Marcotullio70-20-03020
T. Demps10-00-00000
Totals 15-4310-2039111644
 34.9%50% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
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