The Flames (12-8, 3-4 Horizon League) did not allow a point in the last 9:39 and outscored the Mustangs 35-8 in the second half.
Paris Gulley scored 14 points and Jordan Aaron 13 for Milwaukee (5-15, 1-5), who shot just 3 of 25 (12 percent) from the floor in the second half. They missed their last 12 shots -- all behind the 3-point arc -- and had six turnovers during the scoreless stretch.
For the game, Milwaukee was 8 for 35 (22.9 percent) from 3-point range and 18 of 56 (32.1 percent) overall.
Talton's 3-pointer put Illinois-Chicago ahead for good, 52-50, with 1:35 remaining.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.
Malik Newman, who had widely been considered a one-and-done player, has chosen to transfer to Kansas to continue his college career.
Two late June events provided a great start on the 2020 class and a look at some new 2019 talent.