Tarkus Ferguson scored 15 points with nine assists and seven rebounds and Dominique Matthews added 11 points for UIC. The Flames (8-10, 3-2 Horizon League) outscored the Panthers 42-32 in the paint and shot 51.5 percent from the floor to Milwaukee's 38.5 percent.
Ottey scored a go-ahead layup and the Flames used runs of 8-0 and 11-1 to build a 38-26 halftime lead after holding the Panthers to 27.6 percent shooting from the floor (8 of 29).
Dixson scored 10 points in a 16-6 run for a 54-33 UIC lead early in the second half, then the Flames got their largest lead (62-39) on his 3 with 13:35 to play. Milwaukee closed to within 12 (67-55) on a 10-0 run capped by Brock Stull's 3 at 8:48, but got no closer.
Washington holds off late Seattle rally for 70-62 victory
Jaylen Nowell scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half, Noah Dickerson added 13 and Washington nearly blew a 20-point lead before holding off crosstown rival Seattle 70-62 on Sunday night.
Frey, Hall help Montana St. beat Washington St. 95-90
Harald Frey had 31 points and 10 assists to lead Montana State to a 95-90 win over Washington State on Sunday at the Toyota Center.
Highlights: Columbia 74, Iona 71 - Via Ivy League
Highlights from Columbia's 74-71 win over Iona at Madison Square Garden