CHICAGO -- Hayden Humes had 21 points to lead Illinois-Chicago to its sixth straight victory, an 81-43 win over Roosevelt, on Wednesday night.
Humes, who was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and 8 for 9 overall, also had seven rebounds for the Flames (7-1). He was joined in double-figure scoring by Daniel Barnes and Gary Talton, with 11 points apiece, and Ahman Fells who scored 10. Talton also had eight assists.
Jeremiah Jackson had 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers. Roosevelt, a member of the NAIA, played this game as an exhibition.
UIC led 34-12 at halftime. The Flames were coming off a 50-44 win at Northwestern on Saturday.
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