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Detroit tops Illinois-Chicago 74-68
DETROIT 74, ILLINOIS CHI 68
DETROIT (AP) -- Juwan Howard, Jr., scored 25 points and Detroit
beat Illinois-Chicago 74-68 on Wednesday night.
Trailing 54-52, Howard scored eight points during a 9-1 run by
Detroit (10-13, 3-5 Horizon League), which took a 61-54 lead
with 8:20 to play. The Flames immediately answered with a 9-3
spurt of its own, pulling within one with 4:11 left. Marc Brown
scored UIC's final seven points during that stretch.
Anton Wilson's 3-pointer with 3:25 remaining extended Detroit's
lead, which it would not relinquish, to 67-63. Wilson scored
nine of his 16 points in the final 4:31.
Evan Bruinsma added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Titans,
who shot 49.1 percent (28 of 57) from the floor.
Brown paced the Flames (5-17, 0-8) with 24 points - just one off
his career-high. Kelsey Barlow added 18 points and seven boards
while Jake Wiegand finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.
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