CHICAGO -- Jordan Aaron scored 18 points to lead the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 67-63 come-from-behind win over University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday night.
Milwaukee (13-6, 3-2 Horizon League) took its first lead of the game on an 11-2 run midway through the second half that included a trio of 3-pointers, making it 48-47, then regained the advantage on a pair of Aaron free throws with five minutes to play and held off Chicago down the stretch.
The Flames (5-13, 0-4) dominated the first half, taking a 36-23 lead into the break but couldn't contain Milwaukee in the second half.
Brown led Chicago with 18 points, while Jake Wiegand added 14 points and nine rebounds.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.