NCAA Game Summary - Illinois-Chicago at Green Bay
(Saturday, January 12)
Final Score: Green Bay 53, Illinois-Chicago 47
Green Bay, WI (Sports Network) - Alec Brown scored a game-high 21 points as he guided the Green Bay Phoenix to a 53-47 win over the Flames of Illinois- Chicago in Horizon League action at the Resch Center.
Brown, the only player to score in double figures for Green Bay (8-9, 2-2 HL) accounted for eight rebounds, four blocked shots and a pair of steals as the team won for the second time in as many games.
The Flames (10-7, 1-3) were led by Gary Talton who tallied 11 points on 3-of-5 shooting behind the 3-point line, with Marc Brown chipping in nine points off the bench for a squad that bowed for the sixth time in the last seven outings.
Both teams had trouble shooting the ball in the first half, yet even with a mere 8-of-28 from the floor in the period the Flames were able to knot the score at the break, 26-26. Green Bay made good on just 38.5 percent from the field, including 2-of-10 behind the 3-point line.
In the second half the Phoenix again struggled with only 33.3 percent accuracy from the floor, but managed to move ahead thanks to 12-of-16 shooting at the free-throw line.
In addition to turning the ball over just six times on the day, the hosts also outscored UIC at the charity stripe, 16-8.
01/12 18:36:12 ET