Recap: Ill-Chicago vs. Detroit
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Juwan Howard Jr. scored 20 points, netting 11-of-13 at the free-throw line, to carry the Detroit Titans to a 65-59 victory over the Illinois-Chicago Flames in a Horizon League bout at UIC Pavilion.
Jarod Williams tacked on 17 points for the Titans (13-15, 6-7 Horizon League), who have won three of their last four. Carlton Brundidge tallied 15 points off the bench in the victory.
Kelsey Barlow paced the Flames (5-22, 0-13) with 17 points. Jordan Harks posted 13 points and seven rebounds and Marc Brown chipped in 11 points. UIC has lost 16 straight games.
The Flames led, 36-34, at halftime. They shot at a 52 percent clip, while limiting Detroit to 41.4 percent in the first half.
After the break UIC fell apart, recording only four field goals on 18.2 percent shooting. The Titans only managed to shoot 40 percent in the second frame, but it was more than enough.
Detroit enjoyed a 34-18 advantage on points in the paint. UIC narrowly won the rebounding battle, 34-32.Game Notes