DETROIT -- Tarkus Ferguson had 20 points and 10 rebounds, his seventh double-double this season, as Illinois-Chicago rallied after halftime to beat Detroit 80-71 on Saturday.
Jordan Blount had 14 points and 11 rebounds, his second double-double of the season, for Illinois-Chicago (16-15, 10-8 Horizon League). Godwin Boahen added 13 points. Marcus Ottey had 12 points for the visiting team.
The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Titans for the season. Illinois-Chicago defeated Detroit 79-67 on Jan. 24. The Flames and the Titans next take the floor in the Horizon League Tournament.
UIC earned the No. 5 seed and plays Green Bay in Tuesday's opener of the Horizon League tournament. Detroit Mercy will be seeded seventh or eighth.
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