Men's Basketball Posts Fourth Straight Win

Armond Williams tallied 18 points and eight rebounds on Saturday versus UTSA.
Armond Williams tallied 18 points and eight rebounds on Saturday versus UTSA.

Nov. 29, 2003

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San Antonio, Texas - The UIC men's basketball team won its fourth straight game and improved to 5-1 on the year with a 73-47 victory at Texas-San Antonio on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Cedrick Banks led the Flames with a game-high 20 points while adding seven rebounds, five assists and three steals. Senior Armond Williams also had a strong performance, finishing with 18 points and eight rebounds. Senior Rickey Dominguez tallied career-best numbers with nine points and four rebounds.

Rapheal Posey paced the Roadrunners (1-3) with 16 points.

UIC contolled the boards on Saturday, outrebounding UTSA, 39-18, including a 14-5 margin on the offensive glass. The Flames also turned 21 Roadrunner turnovers into 28 points.

UIC trailed by as many as six points early in the first half, but a Banks three-pointer at the 9:06 mark in the first half gave the Flames a 19-16 lead that would grow to 38-27 by intermission. Three separate surges in the second half helped UIC push its lead to as many as 28, before the final whistle blew with the Flames holding a 26-point advantage.

The Flames shot 50% from the field for the game and 88% (14-for-16) from the foul line versus UTSA.

UIC will continue its four-game road trip on Tuesday, when they travel to Charleston, Ill., to take on Eastern Illinois at 7:30 p.m.