Illinois-Chicago vs UC Riverside Final: 59-52 - Recap
Illinois-Chicago grabbed a 59-52 win over UC Riverside on Sunday, behind a 15-point effort from Josh Crittle at UIC Pavilion.
Illinois-Chicago did not, however, defeat UC Riverside against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
Joey Miller had 14 points for Illinois-Chicago and Hayden Humes chipped in with 10 points. Gary Talton had 7 assists for them, while Josh Crittle was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
UC Riverside got 10 points from Josh Fox in a losing cause and another 10 points from Chris Patton. Austin Quick contributed 4 assists for them, while Josh Fox had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois-Chicago were victorious, as the score was 30-25 at the break.
UC Riverside won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-29.