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UIC defeats Youngstown State 65-60

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Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Gary Talton drilled a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining and made three free throws to protect the lead as Illinois-Chicago defeated Youngstown State 65-60 on Wednesday night.

Talton had 19 points and Hayden Humes 15 for the Flames (10-4, 1-0 Horizon League), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Kendrick Perry scored 19 points and Blake Allen had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Penguins (8-6, 0-1). Allen's 3-pointer gave Youngstown State a 60-59 lead with 1:31 remaining.

Josh Crittle scored 14 points and Daniel Barnes 10 for Illinois-Chicago.

Talton was 7 of 15 from the field with six rebounds.

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