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UIC finishes off recruiting class with JUCO big man Kaylen Shane

UIC filled up its final open spot on the 2014-15 roster with junior college center Kaylen Shane officially joining the program Tuesday. Shane, who played two years at John A. Logan College, averaged 6.7 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 59.8% from the field during the 2013-14 season. “Kaylen brings great size and ability to our frontcourt,” head coach Howard Moore said....
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Season Ends With Tournament Loss at Valparaiso

UIC’s nightmare season came to a close Tuesday in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament. The Flames fell at Valparaiso (18-14, 9-7 Horizon) for the third time this season, 73-63. UIC (6-25, 1-15) fell behind 15 points late in the first half, largely because of Valparaiso freshman Alec Peters’ offense. The rookie posted 14 points in the first stanza and finished with...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Returns Home For Purdue Calumet

Photo: Steve Woltmann Following one of its best performances of the 2013-14 season, UIC (4-6) returns to its home court to host Purdue Calumet, its second NAIA opponent of the season. Purdue Calumet, though playing a lower level of competition, enters at 9-2. The Peregrines have played one other Division I team, IPFW on Nov. 20, and they lost, 106-72. UIC, which is looking for back...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UIC Looks to Continue Road Success at Loyola (Chi.) on Saturday

Photo: chicagonow.com UIC and Loyola (Chi.) are used to playing each other, but Saturday marks the first time since the 1993-94 season that these two schools meet in a non-conference game. Loyola, which spent 34 seasons in the Horizon League and its precursors, the Midwestern City Conference and Midwestern Collegiate Conference, departed for the Missouri Valley Conference this season...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois-Chicago narrowly beats San Diego 74-70

Kelsey Barlow scored a career-high 17 points as Illinois-Chicago ended San Diego's five-game winning streak in a 74-70 battle in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Monday. It was a see-saw affair, with 12 lead changes and neither team was up by more than seven points. UIC moves on to face Louisiana Tech on Tuesday. Barlow was just 3-of-13 shooting, making just...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois-Chicago Defeats University of Chicago In Exhibition Matchup

There were plenty of ugly patches, but Illinois-Chicago ultimately handled the University of Chicago with relative ease, 79-57, in a preseason exhibition on November 2. The Flames took the lead with 8:13 left in the first half, extended it to 11 points by halftime, and never looked back. Hayden Humes is the Flames’ top returning scorer with 10.3 points per game.(Jeffrey D. Nicholls...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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