|Recap - UIC Defeats Wright State 67-53|
UIC grabbed a 67-53 win over Wright State on Friday, behind a 17-point effort from Marcus Ottey at UIC Pavilion.
UIC won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +2.5-point spread as underdogs.
Tarkus Ferguson had 17 points for UIC and Godwin Boahen chipped in with 9 points. Godwin Boahen had 6 assists for them, while Michael Diggins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Wright State got 13 points from Billy Wampler in a losing cause and another 13 points from Loudon Love. Cole Gentry contributed 3 assists for them, while Loudon Love had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UIC were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
The rebound battle favored Wright State as they grabbed 34 boards, while UIC only had 27
UIC looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Northern Kentucky. Wright State will aim to get back on the winning track at IUPUI.