Gulf Coast Showcase - San Diego Falls 74-70 Against Illinois-Chicago - Game Recap

Gulf Coast Showcase - San Diego Falls 74-70 Against Illinois-Chicago - Game Recap

Illinois-Chicago grabbed a 74-70 win over San Diego on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from Kelsey Barlow at Germain Arena.

Bettors who backed Illinois-Chicago were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 8 at sportsbooks.

Marc Brown had 13 points for Illinois-Chicago and Jake Wiegand chipped in with 11 points. Kelsey Barlow had 4 assists for them, while Jake Wiegand was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

San Diego got a 19-point performance from Johnny Dee, who was supported by 14 points from Duda Sanadze. Christopher Anderson had 5 assists in a losing cause for San Diego, while Dennis Kramer grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Illinois-Chicago were victorious, as the score was 33-31 at the break.

Illinois-Chicago had a 40-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.