UIC Head Basketball Coach Howard Moore announced the addition of Jay Harris to the Flames' 2014-15 roster on Thursday afternoon. Harris, a fifth-year transfer student from Wagner, has immediate eligibility and will attend graduate school at UIC for his final collegiate season.
UIC easily defeated the Horizon League's NCAA Tournament participant with a wire-to-wire 80-58 victory at Milwaukee. The Flames picked up their first Horizon League win of the season and their first victory on the road against UWM since March 1, 2008. Senior Kelsey Barlow scored a game-high 23 points, his seventh 20-plus point game of the year.
The 2014-15 UIC men's basketball non-league schedule was announced Wednesday (June 25) by head coach Howard Moore. The Flames will be challenged with road contests at Dayton, SMU, DePaul and Northwestern along with a home contest against Central Florida.
UIC Head Basketball Coach Howard Moore announced the addition of 6-foot-9, 240-pound JUCO forward Jason McClellan to the Flames' 2014-15 roster on Friday afternoon. McClellan played two seasons at Eastern Wyoming College (EWC), averaging 11.6 points and 3.7 rebounds per game this past year. McClellan serves as the sixth newcomer slated to join the Flames next season and the third standing 6-foot-9 or taller.
Senior Kelsey Barlow poured in a career-high 38 points, tied for the third-highest total in program history, in UIC's 94-76 victory against Wagner to clinch third at the first annual Gulf Coast Showcase. Barlow went 8-of-11 from the field, 5-of-8 from behind the arc and 17-of-19 from the foul line and had eight rebounds and five assists.
UIC Head Basketball Coach Howard Moore finalized his staff for the 2014-15 season as he announced the hiring of Matt Saey and Phil Gaul on Wednesday afternoon. Saey will serve as the Director of Player Development, while Gaul will work as the Director of Basketball Operations, pending Board of Trustees approval.