Recap: SE Missouri St vs. Ill-Chicago
Cape Girardeau, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kelsey Barlow came within two assists of a triple-double as he delivered 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Illinois- Chicago Flames during their 75-69 win over the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri State in a non-conference battle at the Show Me Center.
Barlow shot just 1-of-7 behind the 3-point line and was guilty of six turnovers, but in the end the Flames (4-6) managed to snap a two-game slide. Also scoring in double figures for UIC were Marc Brown and Jordan Harks with 12 points apiece.
SEMO (7-3) was paced by Jarekious Bradley with his 28 points and nine rebounds, followed by Darrian Gray and Tyler Stone with 14 and 10 points, respectively, as the Redhawks saw a five-game win streak come to an end.
Shooting just 36.7 percent from the floor in the first half, including 2-of-11 behind the 3-point line, the Redhawks fell behind immediately and trailed by five at the break, 38-33.
In the second half UIC, which led by as many as 16 in the meeting, missed all five opportunities on the perimeter, allowing SEMO to stick around before stretching out to the six-point victory.
Illinois-Chicago turned the ball over just nine times, allowing the team to withstand a mere 4-of-17 shooting behind the 3-point line.Game Notes