Wgreenbay 57
Illchicago 60
Date of game: 1/31/2013

Recap: Ill-Chicago vs. Green Bay

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - A pair of free throws by Josh Crittle with 16 seconds remaining helped the Illinois-Chicago Flames to grab a 60-57 win over the Green Bay Phoenix in Horizon League play at UIC Pavilion.

Crittle finished with 15 points and nine rebounds, connecting on all but two of his 11 chances at the charity stripe for the Flames (14-8, 5-4 HL) as they won for the fourth time in the last five outings. Hayden Humes registered 18 points and nine boards, followed by Gary Talton with 10 points, although he shot just 3-of-10 from the floor on the night.

Green Bay (11-11, 5-4) was paced by Keifer Sykes with 18 points, while Brennan Cougill chipped in 11 points and Greg Mays 10 off the bench as the squad bowed for the second time in the last three contests.

Despite shooting just 39.3 percent from the field in the first half, including 2-of-9 behind the 3-point line, the Flames were able to move out to a 28-26 advantage at the break.

In the second half the Phoenix kept things interesting with 52.2 percent accuracy from the field, but Crittle made sure that the hosts survived.

Green Bay was credited with just six offensive rebounds and turned the ball over 16 times in the meeting.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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