CLEVELAND -- Marcus Ottey sank two free throws in the final seconds to give Illinois-Chicago the edge over Cleveland State 64-62 on Saturday.
UIC trailed 62-59 late in the game when Ottey drained a 3-pointer with 37 seconds left to tie it up, 62-all. Later, Ottey was fouled by Cleveland State's Tre Gomillion and made both of his free throws for the winning margin with two seconds left.
The Flames improve to 2-0 against the Vikings this season. Illinois-Chicago defeated Cleveland State 71-66 on Dec. 28.
Illinois-Chicago plays Milwaukee at home on Thursday. Cleveland State plays Youngstown State on the road next Saturday.
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