Scores

Final

Cleveland State 59

(14-18, 5-11 Horizon)

UIC 82

(17-14, 7-9 Horizon)

8:00 PM ET, March 5, 2013

UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois

1 2 T
CLEV 30 2959
UIC 44 3882

Top Performers

Cleveland State: C. Lee 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Illinois-Chicago: J. Crittle 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

Ill.-Chicago 82, Cleveland St. 59

Associated Press

CHICAGO -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
CLEV
UIC
Points 59 82
FG Made-Attempted 19-60 (.317) 27-55 (.491)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 8-17 (.471)
FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 20-26 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 23

2012-13 Season

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