The Flames (11-12, 5-5 Horizon League) took a 54-44 lead after a 10-4 run capped by Ottey's layup with 5:54 left. Cole Gentry made back-to-back layups to cut the deficit to six for the Raiders (12-11, 6-4). Ottey answered with a dunk and Ferguson followed with a layup to push the lead back to 10.
Wright State's Bill Wampler made a pair of free throws but the Raiders missed their final four shots from the field and UIC closed the game on a 6-0 run.
Wampler and Loudon Love scored 13 points apiece and Gentry added 10 for Wright State.
The Raiders opened the game with a 14-4 run and briefly led in the second half at 32-30. They finished the game shooting 28 percent from the field and 16 percent from 3-point range.
Grant carries Bryant over Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67
Adam Grant had 21 points as Bryant romped past Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67 on Friday night.
Wilson lifts Longwood over Randolph College 78-53
Christian Wilson came off the bench to score 13 points and lead Longwood to a 78-53 win over Randolph College on Friday night.
Buster scores 20 to carry Lamar past Mount St. Mary's 76-61
Davion Buster hit four 3-pointers and scored 20, T.J. Atwood added 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Lamar dominated the first half beat Mount St. Mary's 76-61 on Friday night.