Milwaukee (16-16) moves on to play second-seeded Wright State in a semifinal game Monday. Illinois-Chicago (17-15) ended the season with a three-game losing streak after having won nine of 10.
Dikembe Dixson's 3-pointer with 5:04 left brought Illinois-Chicago within 63-62 before Milwaukee went on 8-0 run with Stull sinking three free throws and a jump shot. The Flames made eight straight free throws on four consecutive possessions but Milwaukee got another 3 from Stull and a jumper from Jeremiah Bell for a 76-70 lead and maintained safe distance from there. Bell scored 12 and Bryce Nze added 10 points with nine rebounds.