Miami (Ohio) 82, Ill.-Chicago 70
OXFORD, Ohio (AP)
Will Sullivan scored a career-high 16 points and Miami (Ohio) snapped a four-game losing streak to beat Illinois-Chicago 82-70 on Saturday.
Will Felder and Jon Harris each finished with 14 points for the RedHawks (4-6), who sent Illinois-Chicago to its second straight lost after winning eight consecutive. Reggie Johnson had 12 points and Quinten Rollins had five steals.
Miami used a 9-0 run early in the first half, capped by Geovonie McKnight's jumper to give it a 20-9 lead. The RedHawks controlled the rest of the contest, and never trailed in the second half.
Felder's slam dunk gave Miami a 79-65 advantage with 1:40 remaining in the game. Illinois-Chicago pulled no closer than nine points the rest of the way.
Gary Talton scored 15 points for the Flames (9-3). Daniel Barnes finished with 14 points, Joey Miller had 11 points, and Hayden Humes and Josh Crittled added 10 points apiece.