Bradley Defeats Illinois-Chicago 63-62 - Recap

Bradley Defeats Illinois-Chicago 63-62 - Recap

Bradley got 22 points from Walt Lemon Jr. en route to a 63-62 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday at UIC Pavilion.

Bradley was a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Bradley got 17 points from Dyricus Simms-Edwards and another 10 points from Tyshon Pickett. Dyricus Simms-Edwards contributed 4 assists, while Tyshon Pickett cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Illinois-Chicago got 18 points from Daniel Barnes in a losing cause and another 13 points from Marc Brown. Gary Talton contributed 3 assists for them, while Daniel Barnes had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Illinois-Chicago were victorious, as the score was 30-23 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Bradley as they grabbed 37 boards, while Illinois-Chicago only had 31.