Robo Kreps' 3-pointer with 9 seconds to play gave Illinois-Chicago a 63-62 victory over Toledo on Sunday.
The Flames (4-3) led most of the second half but Toledo took a 60-58 lead on Delino Dear's two free throws with 1:18 left. Paul Carter tied it with a layup for UIC with 1:07 left, but Malcolm Griffin made one of two free throws with 36 seconds to play and Dear made a free throw with 16 seconds left. But Dear missed the second and the Flames came down to set up Kreps' game-winner.
Griffin, who led the Rockets (0-7) with 18 points, missed a shot with 3 seconds left.
Zavion Neely led Illinois-Chicago with 22 points. Carter had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Flames, who owned a 37-20 advantage on the boards.