Johnson scores 17 to lead UIC past IUPUI 67-65

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Johnson had 17 points and six assists as Illinois-Chicago edged past IUPUI 67-65 on Monday night.

Filip Skobalj hit a 3-pointer to give the Flames a 63-60 lead with 39 seconds remaining and Johnson sealed the win with four free throws in the final 18 seconds.

Zion Griffin had 15 points for Illinois-Chicago (5-8, 1-3 Horizon League). Jace Carter added 11 points.

Bakari LaStrap had 16 points for the Jaguars (1-12, 0-4), whose losing streak reached seven games. B.J. Maxwell added 10 points. Jonah Carrasco had 10 points.

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