Ottey scores 20 to lift UIC over Cleveland St. 81-77
Tarkus Ferguson had 19 points for Illinois-Chicago (14-12, 8-5 Horizon League), which won its fourth consecutive game. Godwin Boahen added 18 points and seven assists. Michael Diggins had 12 points for the road team.
The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Vikings this season. Illinois-Chicago defeated Cleveland St. 73-56 on Jan. 12. Illinois-Chicago plays Youngstown State on the road on Saturday. Cleveland St. matches up against IUPUI at home on Saturday.