CHICAGO -- — Trey Townsend had 22 points as Oakland narrowly defeated Illinois-Chicago 81-77 on Thursday night in Horizon League opener for both teams.
Jamal Cain scored 19 points and collected 10 rebounds for Oakland (6-2, 1-0), which earned its fourth straight victory. Jalen Moore scored 14 points and distributed 10 assists despite seven turnovers and Micah Parrish scored 13 with eight rebounds.
Zion Griffin scored a career-high 24 points and had nine rebounds for the Flames (2-5, 0-1), who have now lost four straight.
Weber State beats Idaho State 78-61
— Koby McEwen and Seikou Sisoho Jawara scored 23 points apiece as Weber State defeated Idaho State 78-61 on Monday night.
Fausett scores 21 to lift S. Utah past Portland St. 86-76
— Maizen Fausett matched his season high with 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Southern Utah topped Portland State 86-76 on Monday night.
Williams scores 20 to lead UNLV past San Jose St. 81-56
— Donovan Williams had 20 points as UNLV romped past San Jose State 81-56 on Monday night.