Cleveland State vs Illinois-Chicago

Ill.-Chicago 82, Cleveland St. 59


CHICAGO (AP) - Josh Crittle scored 20 points, Daniel Barnes added 16 and Illinois-Chicago beat Cleveland State 82-59 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Horizon League tournament.

Gary Talton added 11 points for the fifth-seeded Flames (17-14), and Hayden Humes and Marc Brown chipped in 10 apiece. Illinois-Chicago shot 49 percent from the floor and was 8 of 17 from 3-point range.

Charlie Lee led the eighth-seeded Vikings (14-18) with 17 points, and Bryn Forbes had 16. Cleveland State shot 32 percent and was outrebounded 45-32.

The Flames opened the game on a 30-6 run, capped by an Ahman Fells tip-in with 7:10 left in the first half, and the Vikings never got within single digits again.

Illinois-Chicago moved on to face No. 4 seed Green Bay, which beat Milwaukee 62-46, on Friday in Valparaiso, Ind. The game will be the Flames' first in the quarterfinals since the 2008-09 season.

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Cleveland State Vikings
T. Kamczyc, F292-51-24046
D. Long, C232-21-24045
C. Lee, G355-162-224417
B. Forbes, G345-166-830216
S. Douglas, G284-51-26339
M. Mason221-82-21135
J. Lomomba150-41-24011
J. Ivory70-10-01010
A. Scales60-20-00030
R. Veira10-10-01000
Totals 19-6014-203282559
Illinois-Chicago Flames
H. Humes, F234-80-072310
A. Kelley, F190-21-25331
J. Crittle, C245-710-1263320
G. Talton, G354-52-245211
D. Barnes, G346-110-080316
M. Brown192-45-612210
W. Simonton122-50-16014
A. Fells103-61-21217
J. Miller100-21-10301
J. Wiegand81-20-01002
J. Parker50-10-02000
G. Snider10-20-00000
Totals 27-5520-2645201882
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Kentucky0-03-08
Green Bay0-01-1342
Youngstown St.0-01-1342
Clev. St.0-01-2294
Wright St.0-00-285
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VT 57 Final
SJU 40 Final
ND 66
MU 60 Final
RUT 54
TCU 68 Final
KSU 79
OHST 67 Final
IND 58
MEMP 56 Final