Bradley vs. Illinois-Chicago: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Bradley vs. Illinois-Chicago: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Bradley 63
(16-13, 4-9 away)
Illinois-Chicago 62
(15-13, 10-3 home)
Venue: UIC Pavilion
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Bradley 23 40 63
Illinois-Chicago 30 32 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Bradley W Lemon Jr. 22 T Pickett 6 D Simms-Edwards 4
Illinois-Chicago D Barnes 18 D Barnes 5 G Talton 3

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Bradley nipped UIC 63-62. The Braves got the win with a game-high 22 points and five rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast) from Walt Lemon Jr. Dyricus Simms-Edwards had 17 points and added four assists. For the Flames, Daniel Barnes finished with a team-high 18 points and five rebounds. Next up for Bradley (16-13, 7-9 The Valley) is Creighton (22-6, 11-5 The Valley) on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at home.

Bradley Game Notes

  • The last time BU started the season 16-13 was 2008.
  • BU beat the spread by one points. That makes the 14th time this season the Braves have beaten the spread.
  • The Braves have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Bradley is 27-31 in close games.
  • The Braves have won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after recording 37 or more rebounds.
  • BU has won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) when opponents record 62 or fewer total points.
  • This season Bradley has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Dyricus Simms-Edwards has 17 points or more.
  • The Braves have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the sixth win of the season where the Braves came back after being down at halftime.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. accounted for 34.9 percent of the team's points.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 29 games this season.
  • Tyshon Pickett has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 29 games this season.
  • Dyricus Simms-Edwards has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Walt Lemon Jr.'s career.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyshon Pickett has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Will Egolf.

UIC Game Notes

  • The Flames have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, UIC is 21-33 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Flames losing streak to three games.
  • The top two scorers (Daniel Barnes and Marc Brown) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • Daniel Barnes has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding seven times in 28 games this season.
BU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Walt Lemon Jr.362253424
AD. Simms-Edwards371734114
BTyshon Pickett261060102
B-Shayok Shayok14060100
C+Jake Eastman31451000
CJordan Prosser16420000
CKa`Darryl Bell16220100
C-Will Egolf18420102
-Jalen Crawford6010000
UIC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADaniel Barnes371851211
BMarc Brown351341012
BJake Wiegand14820000
BJosh Crittle26942143
B-Gary Talton33843102
CJoey Miller6220000
C-Jay Parker8022002
D+Will Simonton15011100
DHayden Humes26430104

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