Scores

Final

UIC 61

(5-8, 1-3 away)

Colorado State 74

(8-4, 8-2 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 23, 2013

    Moby Arena, Fort Collins, Colorado

    1 2 T
    UIC 23 3861
    CSU 30 4474

    Top Performers

    UIC: K. Barlow 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Colorado St: J. Octeus 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Colorado State eases to 74-61 win over UIC

    Associated Press

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Jon Octeus had 18 points and Daniel Bejarano added 10 points with 15 rebounds and five assists as Colorado State defeated Illinois-Chicago 74-61 Monday night.

    J.J. Avila also had 10 points for Colorado State (8-4).

    UIC (5-8) led early but Avila made a layup at 11:22 for a 9-8 lead and the Rams never trailed after that, opening a 30-23 lead at the half. UIC closed to 51-45 following two free throws by Marc Brown at the 9:23 mark, but the Rams then scored six straight points in the paint and Octeus hit a 3-pointer on a 9-2 run to pull ahead 60-47 with 6:25 remaining in the second half. They had a 67-53 advantage with 3:34 remaining in the game.

    Colorado State controlled the boards, pulling down 43 rebounds, compared to UIC's 31.

    Kelsey Barlow led UIC with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UIC
    CSU
    Points 61 74
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 27-62 (.435)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 17-24 (.708)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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