UC Riverside Defeats Illinois-Chicago 57-56 - Recap
UC Riverside got 15 points from Chris Patton en route to a 57-56 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Friday at Student Center.
UC Riverside won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread.
UC Riverside got 12 points from Taylor Johns and another 11 points from Nick Gruninger. Taylor Johns contributed 3 assists, while Taylor Johns cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Illinois-Chicago got a 17-point performance from Kelsey Barlow, who was supported by 11 points from Hayden Humes. Kelsey Barlow had 3 assists in a losing cause for Illinois-Chicago, while Jake Wiegand grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UC Riverside were victorious, as the score was 33-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored UC Riverside as they grabbed 36 boards, while Illinois-Chicago only had 33.