CHICAGO -- — Rob Howard scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago narrowly beat Robert Morris 66-62 in overtime on Saturday. Maurice Commander and Teyvion Kirk added 15 points each for the Flames. Commander also had eight rebounds, while Kirk posted eight rebounds.
Illinois-Chicago (7-4, 4-2 Horizon League) scored 25 points in the second half, a season low for the team.
Jon Williams, who was second on the Colonials in scoring heading into the matchup with 9 points per game, shot only 17% for the game (1 of 6).
The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Colonials for the season. Illinois-Chicago defeated Robert Morris 67-53 on Friday.
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