Dixson scores 23; UIC cruises in 84-73 win over Green Bay

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

CHICAGO -- Dikembe Dixson scored 23 points to lead Illinois-Chicago over Green Bay 84-73 on Wednesday night.

UIC (7-10, 2-2 Horizon League) has won four of its last five home games while Green Bay (7-12, 2-4) has lost four straight.

Dixson made 10 of 12 field goals, including three 3-pointers. Marcus Ottey and Godwin Boahen added 16 points apiece, and Jordan Blount chipped in 13. The Flames finished with a season-high 20 assists, led by a career-best 12 from Tarkus Ferguson.

Khalil Small scored 27 points on 11-of-21 shooting and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for Green Bay. Sandy Cohen III added 22 points.

The Flames jumped out to an early 13-point lead and opened the second half making their first six shots for a 25-point advantage, their largest of the game. UIC's lead never dipped below 11 until the final minute.