Chicago State's Sean Hill, center, goes up to shoot between teammate Clarke Rosenberg, left, and Seattle's William Powell, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Western Athletic Conference tournament Thursday, March 12, 2015,
Ronda Churchill
March 13, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) Isiah Umipig scored 17 points and the game-winning free throw and third-seeded Seattle rallied to beat No. 6 seed Chicago State 49-45 on Thursday night in the Western Athletic Conference tournament.

The Redhawks (15-14) advance to face second-seeded UMKC in a semifinal Friday.

Umipig had four steals and three assists for Seattle, which trailed 33-23 at halftime.

Seattle's Jack Crook tied it at 37 in the second half with a layup, but Clarke Rosenberg hit a 3 amid an 8-0 run and the Cougars pulled ahead 43-37. Umipig hit two free throws to cap a 10-0 Seattle run and the Redhawks led 47-45 with 2:04 to go. Rosenberg and Jawad Adekoya each missed potential go-ahead 3s, then Seattle's Emerson Murray added two more free throws with eight seconds left.

Adekoya scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, for Chicago State (8-24), which shot 31.9 percent.

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