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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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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
Valparaiso0-012-273
Green Bay0-09-218
Wright St.0-08-476
Youngstown St.0-08-6198
Clev. St.0-06-6154
Detroit0-06-6172
Milwaukee0-05-7317
Oakland0-04-8222
Ill.-Chicago0-03-9252

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland0-011-127
Penn St.0-011-133
Wisconsin0-010-115
Indiana0-09-296
Minnesota0-09-265
Ohio St.0-09-254
Illinois0-09-343
Iowa0-08-4102
Michigan St.0-08-457
Purdue0-08-4119
Nebraska0-06-3104
Northwestern0-07-4132
Michigan0-06-5125
Rutgers0-06-5130
 
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