Wis.-Green Bay wins over Ill.-Chicago 66-61
CHICAGO (AP)—Terry Evans had 28 points and eight rebounds to lead Wisconsin-Green Bay to a 66-61 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday in Horizon League play.
The score was tied after the first period at 28, but Wisconsin-Green Bay (10-4, 3-0) came back after half time to outscore Illinois-Chicago (8-5, 1-2) by five points in the second period and seal the win. The victory leaves Wisconsin-Greey Bay undefeated in the Horizon League.
Troy Cotton added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Phoenix. Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Randy Berry fouled out.
Josh Mayo led Illinois-Chicago with 22 points and Scott Vandermeer added nine points.
The Flames saw their shooting percentage drop from 41.7 percent in the first period to 28.6 percent in the second period. Illinois-Chicago earned 20 points from its bench players.