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Illinois-Chicago tops Cal Poly in NIU Thanksgiving Classic

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Dikembe Dixson made 11 straight free throws and scored 24 points to help Illinois-Chicago beat Cal Poly 84-71 on Friday night in the NIU Thanksgiving Classic.

It was Dixson's third 20-plus game of the season and the 19th of his career.

Godwin Boahen made three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for UIC (3-2), which shot over 50 percent (53.1) from the field for the second time in three games. Tarkus Ferguson added two 3s and 11 points as the Flames made 9 of 19 from distance.

UIC only made 1 of 17 3-pointers in a 91-80 loss to Elon on Wednesday in a tournament opener.

Jaylen Shead led Cal Poly (3-3) with 20 points and Donovan Fields made 8 of 8 free throws and scored 16 points.

Cal Poly only made 8 of 31 field goals in the first half and was outscored 10-2 to close the first half. The Mustangs trailed 46-25 at the break.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Cal Poly 5-18 64.4 PPG 38 RPG 11.0 APG
home team logo Ill.-Chicago 14-12 75.1 PPG 37.5 RPG 15.0 APG
Key Players
3
D. Fields 15.7 PPG 2.3 RPG 4.3 APG 39.0 FG%
1
M. Ottey 15.8 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.6 APG 50.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB