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NCAA Game Summary - Illinois-Chicago at Valparaiso



(Thursday, January 2nd)

Final Score: Valparaiso 87, Illinois-Chicago 72

Valparaiso, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Keith Carter came off the bench to score 19 points as the Valparaiso Crusaders earned an 87-72 Horizon League victory over the Illinois-Chicago Flames at the Athletics Recreation Center.

LaVonte Dority added 14 points and six assists for the Crusaders (9-7, 1-0 Horizon). Jordan Coleman scored 13 and had a team-high six rebounds, and Lexus Williams scored 11 points. The Crusaders shot 57.4 percent from the field as a team and 55.6 percent from 3-point range.

Marc Brown was the high-scorer for the Flames (5-10, 0-1 Horizon) with 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field and a perfect 5-of-5 from the charity stripe. Kelsey Barlow scored 13 and passed for four assists, while fellow starters Hayden Humes tallied 12 points. Jordan Hark grabbed a game- high eight rebounds and scored nine points.

The Flames led 40-32 at the break when Humes hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left in the half, but that would be their largest lead of the game. The Flames shot 5-of-8 from behind the arc in the opening 20 minutes but the Crusaders nearly matched them by shooting 4-of-10 themselves.

The second half the Crusaders outscored the Flames 55-32 and had the game well in hand for the final five minutes as lead grew to as many as 17. The Crusaders helped themselves to five steals as UIC committed eight turnovers in the final frame.

For the game, the Crusaders scored 23 points off of Flames miscues and had 17 fast break points.

01/03 00:39:54 ET

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