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Youngstown State Defeats Illinois-Chicago 59-56 - Recap

Youngstown State got 31 points from Kendrick Perry en route to a 59-56 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday at Beeghly Center.

Youngstown State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.

Youngstown State got 14 points from Bobby Hain and another 5 points from Shawn Amiker. DJ Cole contributed 2 assists, while Bobby Hain cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.

Illinois-Chicago got 17 points from Kelsey Barlow in a losing cause and another 15 points from Pat Birt. Kelsey Barlow contributed 6 assists for them, while Jordan Harks had 15 rebounds.

Youngstown State hit the break trailing 27-19 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Youngstown State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Illinois-Chicago only had 38.