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Boahen, Ferguson lead UIC to 65-55 win over NCCU

CHICAGO (AP) Godwin Boahen scored 15 points and Tarkus Ferguson added 13 to help lead Illinois-Chicago to a 65-55 win over North Carolina Central on the opening night of the season for both teams on Friday night.

The Flames jumped out to an early lead and were up 20-10 with 8:07 left in the first half. They took a 29-20 lead into the break.

NCCU's Brandon Goldsmith completed a 3-point play to close to 36-34 with 16:21 left in the game. Boahen answered with a 3-point jumper and Marcus Ottey followed with a dunk. Boahen nailed another trey at the 7:40 mark to pull ahead 52-43 and the Flames coasted to the win.

Boahen was 3 of 6 from beyond the arc and hit 6 of 9 from the floor. Tai Odiase added 10 points while grabbing eight rebounds for UIC.

Raasean Davis had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead NCCU.

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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
12T
away team logo N.C. Central 0-1 203555
home team logo Ill.-Chicago 1-0 293665
Team Stats
away team logo N.C. Central 0-1 71.4 PPG 40.6 RPG 15.5 APG
home team logo Ill.-Chicago 1-0 74.7 PPG 37.7 RPG 14.9 APG
Key Players
32
R. Davis 14.8 PPG 9.1 RPG 0.5 APG 64.5 FG%
4
T. Ferguson 15.5 PPG 6.8 RPG 5.2 APG 41.0 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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