CLEVELAND -- Marcus Ottey had 20 points as Illinois-Chicago narrowly defeated Cleveland St. 81-77 on Thursday night.
Tarkus Ferguson had 19 points for Illinois-Chicago (14-12, 8-5 Horizon League), which won its fourth consecutive game. Godwin Boahen added 18 points and seven assists. Michael Diggins had 12 points for the road team.
The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Vikings this season. Illinois-Chicago defeated Cleveland St. 73-56 on Jan. 12. Illinois-Chicago plays Youngstown State on the road on Saturday. Cleveland St. matches up against IUPUI at home on Saturday.
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