New UIC coach Steve McClain received his first official commitments Wednesday as high school seniors Hassan Thomas and Michael Kolawole signed their National Letters of Intent. Guard Michael Kolawole signed with UIC on Wednesday. (Photo: Rowlett Lakeshore Times) Thomas is considered one of the better power forwards in Thomas, coming out of Dallas. He attends Woodrow Wilson...
Via UIC sports information: VALPARAISO, Ind. – The sixth-seeded UIC men’s basketball team (10-24) concluded its season on Saturday night with a 70-56 defeat to No. 2 seed Green Bay (24-7) in the semifinal round of the 2015 Horizon League Tournament, the program’s first appearance since 2008. The Flames owned a 30-29 lead at halftime, but the Phoenix shot nearly 60 percent in...
CHICAGO (AP) Marc Brown scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago, despite poor shooting, scored 24 points at the foul line and defeated Wright State 61-46 on Saturday. UIC (8-23, 4-12 Horizon League) hit just 17 of 49 shots, and were just 3 of 12 from 3-point range, but sank 24 of 27 foul shots off 22 Wright State fouls. Wright State (11-19, 3-13) made more field goals (20 of 53), but...
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February 28, 2015 | Discuss
DETROIT (AP) Marc Brown scored 22 points on 9-for-10 shooting, sinking all three of his shots from beyond the arc, to lead Illinois-Chicago past Detroit for an 83-73 win Sunday. Jay Harris contributed 19 points, Paris Burns added 18 with five assists, and Markese McGuire had 14 points as UIC (6-19, 2-8 Horizon) shot 58.7 percent on 46 attempts from the floor, including 12 of 22...
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February 08, 2015 | Discuss
UIC is coming off a very poor season that saw only six wins total. The Flames have a better group this season, although whether the group is slightly better or significantly better will depend on the impact of Howard Moore‘s six newcomers. Senior guard Marc Brown is UIC’s leading returning scorer (11.3 ppg) Photo: UIC Athletics The new-look Flames open the city on the road, but...
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