Illchicago 55
Wrightst 49
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Wright State vs. Ill-Chicago

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Gary Talton scored 18 points for the Illinois- Chicago Flames, who defeated the Wright State Raiders, 55-49, in a Horizon League matchup at the Nutter Center.

Talton shot 11-of-14 from the free-throw line and added six rebounds and five assists for the Flames (13-8, 4-4 Horizon), who have won two in a row and earned their first road win in conference play. Josh Crittle chipped in 11 points in the triumph.

Wright State (14-7, 5-3) had just one player in double-digit scoring, as Cole Darling scored 11 points, albeit on just 5-of-15 from the field. Reggie Arceneaux couldn't get anything going as he shot 1-of-12 from the field, which included misses on all seven of his 3-point attempts.

The Raiders shot just 23.8 percent from the field in the first half and trailed 26-14 heading into the break.

Wright State outscored UIC 35-29 in the second half but was unable to complete the comeback as it shot just 1-of-10 from long-range after intermission.

The Flames were 20-of-26 from the charity stripe, while the Raiders shot just 11-of-13.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Larson hospitalized after fainting at autograph session

Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after he fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

Cubs release Doubront

The Chicago Cubs granted pitcher Felix Doubront his unconditional release as the team continued to pair down its spring training roster on Saturday.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.