Horizon Tournament - Cleveland State vs Illinois-Chicago Recap - Illinois-Chicago Wins 82-59

Horizon Tournament - Cleveland State vs Illinois-Chicago Recap - Illinois-Chicago Wins 82-59

The battle between Illinois-Chicago and Cleveland State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cleveland State was handed an 82-59 defeat on Tuesday at UIC Pavilion.

Illinois-Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.

Illinois-Chicago got 20 points from Josh Crittle and another 16 points from Daniel Barnes. Gary Talton contributed 5 assists, while Daniel Barnes cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Cleveland State got 17 points from Charlie Lee in a losing cause and another 16 points from Bryn Forbes. Charlie Lee contributed 4 assists for them, while Sebastian Douglas had 6 rebounds.

Illinois-Chicago led at halftime, 44-30.

Illinois-Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-32.