Milwaukee takes on UIC for conference showdown | Sports

Milwaukee Panthers (10-21, 8-14 Horizon) at UIC Flames (13-15, 9-10 Horizon)

Milwaukee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Damaria Franklin and the UIC Flames welcome DeAndre Gholston and the Milwaukee Panthers to the Horizon game.

The Flames are 6-6 at home. UIC is eighth in the Horizon, shooting 32.0 percent from downtown, led by Jace Carter shooting 39.6 percent from 3-point range.

The Panthers are 8-14 in conference play. Milwaukee gives up 70.5 points to its opponents while trailing by 5.9 points per game.

The teams are playing for the third time this season in the Horizon game. The Flames won the last meeting 71-58 on February 27. Michael Diggins scored 16 points to help lead the Flames to victory.

BEST PERFORMERS: Franklin is averaging 1.7 3-pointers per game for the Flames, scoring 18.2 points while shooting 30.6 percent from outside the arc. Zion Griffin is shooting 52.0 percent and averaging 11.9 points over the last 10 UIC games.

Jordan Lathon is averaging 7.1 points and 5.1 rebounds for the Panthers. Gholston is averaging 13.0 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 32.6 percent over the past 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 6-4, averaged 74.4 points, 32.6 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 5.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 73.5 points per game.

Panthers: 3-7, averaging 61.2 points, 31.4 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 4.4 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 40.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 70.0 points.

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