YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Gary Talton led five players in double figures with 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out eight assists in Illinois-Chicago’s 88-83 triple overtime win against Horizon League foe Youngstown State on Sunday.
Daniel Barnes added 20 points, Josh Crittle tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds, Marc Brown came off the bench for 12 points and Hayden Humes chipped in 10 for Illinois-Chicago.
Talton’s jumper with 2 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime; Kendrick Perry, who had 29 points for Youngstown State (14-11, 6-6), hit a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to force a second OT, and Humes’ trey with 48 seconds showing produced the final extra frame.
In the third OT, Illinois-Chicago (15-10, 6-6) led by four before Perry cut it to 78-77 with a three-point play at the 1:06 mark. But Barnes answered with a 3 and Tralton hit two free throws to seal it.
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