CHICAGO (AP) — Braelen Bridges and Tarkus Ferguson each scored 14 points to lift Illinois-Chicago to a 93-59 win over IUPUI in the first round of the Horizon Conference tournament on Tuesday night.
Bridges grabbed 10 rebounds and Ferguson had six rebounds and six assists for UIC (16-16). Marcus Ottey added 13 points and four steals. Godwin Boahen had 13 points and six assists.
The 93 points were a season-best for fourth-seeded Illinois-Chicago, which led at halftime 53-22.
Marcus Burk had 21 points for the ninth-seeded Jaguars (7-25). Jaylen Minnett added 15 points. Grant Weatherford had 12 points and eight rebounds.
UIC will host fifth-seeded Youngstown State on Thursday.