Illinois-Chicago rallies past Northwestern 50-44 - New York News

Illinois-Chicago rallies past Northwestern 50-44

Posted: Updated:

By By MEGHAN MONTEMURRO
Associated Press

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Josh Crittle's go-ahead basket with 53 seconds remaining helped UIC to a 50-44 upset of Northwestern on Saturday.

Crittle finished with a team-high 13 points, and Gary Talton's two free throws with 29 seconds left sealed the win for the Flames (6-1).

The Wildcats committed 16 turnovers and were just 10 of 20 from the free-throw line. Alex Olah missed two free throws with 3:16 remaining, and on the Flames' ensuing possession, Marc Brown converted an easy layup to give UIC a 44-42 lead. The Flames never trailed again.

Joey Miller's jumper tied the game at 35 with 10:23 left, erasing UIC's 5-point second-half deficit. Two minutes later, Brown's 3-point play gave the Flames a 38-35 lead.

Northwestern was fortunate to be leading at the half, 26-25, thanks to 29% first-half shooting by the Flames.

Drew Crawford scored a game-high 18 points for the Wildcats (6-2).

Share Your Sports Photos & Video

Submit Your Sports Photos
  • SportsMore>>

  • No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

    No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:50:48 GMT
    Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday night.
    Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday night.
  • Illinois men's basketball conference schedule out

    Illinois men's basketball conference schedule out

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-08-22 08:31:19 GMT
    Illinois' 2014-15 men's basketball schedule is out and the team's Big Ten play will begin against the league's top talent.
    Illinois' 2014-15 men's basketball schedule is out and the team's Big Ten play will begin against the league's top talent.
  • Posey helps Giants beat Cubs 5-3 in nightcap

    Posey helps Giants beat Cubs 5-3 in nightcap

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:34 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:34:59 GMT
    After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.
    Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices