Recap: Green Bay vs. Ill-Chicago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Keifer Sykes registered 18 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, as the Green Bay Phoenix dismissed the Illinois- Chicago Flames, 81-70, in Horizon League play at the Resch Center.
Alec Brown paced all scorers with 20 points for Green Bay (19-4, 9-1 Horizon), which has won two straight and 14 of 15. Carrington love scored 13 points for the home team, while Greg Mays (nine points) and Jordan Fouse (seven points) both hauled in nine rebounds.
For UIC (5-19, 0-10), losers of 13 consecutive games, Jordan Harks tallied a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Pat Birt and Marc Brown netted 16 and 11 points, respectively.
After a back-and-forth first half in which neither team led by more than five points, Green Bay took a 35-32 lead into the break by shooting 46.2 percent from the field. UIC kept the contest close by shooting 41.9 percent in the opening 20 minutes and outscoring the Phoenix from 3-point range, 12-3.
The Phoenix never surrendered their lead after halftime, as they improved their field goal shooting 56 percent and pulled away for the 11-point win.
Green Bay outscored UIC at the foul line, 26-14, and won the rebounding battle, 41-32.Game Notes