Darrin Williams had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to a 59-42 win over Roosevelt Wednesday night.
Greg Travis scored 14 points and Daniel Barnes had 11 for the Flames (1-1), who were playing their home opener. They led 27-19 at halftime against the NAIA school.
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Paul Tometich led the Lakers (0-3) with 13 points. Elliott Vaughn had nine points and 10 rebounds and Brandyn Denson had nine points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots for Roosevelt.
UIC shot 36 percent from the field, while Roosevelt made just 23 percent of its shots (14 of 60).