Vinson scores 24 to carry N. Kentucky over UIC 74-70 in OT

Jan 20, 2022, 6:34 AM | Updated: 8:46 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Sam Vinson had a career-high 24 points as Northern Kentucky scored the last nine points to edge Illinois-Chicago 74-70 in overtime on Thursday night.

Marques Warrick had 19 points and seven rebounds for Northern Kentucky (7-9, 3-4 Horizon League). Adrian Nelson added 11 points and eight rebounds. Trey Robinson had eight rebounds.

Damaria Franklin had 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Flames (7-9, 3-4). Filip Skobalj added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Kevin Johnson had 13 points.

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Vinson scores 24 to carry N. Kentucky over UIC 74-70 in OT