YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Tarkus Ferguson scored six of his 10 points in overtime as Illinois-Chicago opened the second half of the Horizon League schedule by erasing a nine-point second-half deficit and beating Youngstown State 90-83 in overtime on Thursday night.
The Flames and Penguins split their season series. Youngstown State earned a 70-64 victory in Chicago in December.
The Penguins took the lead on a Naz Bohannon layin with 8:17 left in the game and they held a nine-point lead with 3:43 left in regulation after Jelani Simmons dunked. But Youngstown State did not score again until Garrett Covington hit the first of two free throws to make it 71-68. Godwin Boahen's 3 with :27 remaining in regulation pulled UIC even at 75-75 and forced overtime.
Marcus Ottey scored 22 points and Braelen Bridges scored 20 , grabbed six rebounds and dished four assists for UIC (10-13, 5-5). Michael Diggins added 18 points and Boahen contributed 13 off the bench.
UIC is at Cleveland State Saturday. Youngstown State hosts IUPUI Saturday.
Arkansas' Notae does it on both ends with steal and 3-ball
JD Notae comes up with a steal on one end and finishes with a 3-pointer for Arkansas.
Baylor takes lead with Mitchell's contested bucket in OT
Davion Mitchell takes on a slew of defenders but still gives the Bears the leading layup in OT.
Vital saves the ball and sets up Mayer for the and-1
Mark Vital fights hard to keep the ball in Baylor's possession then flings the pass to Matthew Mayer for the bucket and the foul.