After playing its fifth game in six days the UIC men's basketball team grinded out a 71-57 win against Brock University as the Flames conclude their Canadian tour with a 3-2 record. Junior Jake Wiegand was a force down low, recording a double-double with 25 points and 15 rebounds.
The UIC men's basketball team picked up its second straight Canadian tour win on Sunday afternoon with an 81-57 victory against York University at the Tait McKenzie Centre. The Flames' defense shined once again as they limited York to a shooting mark of 32.7 percent. Senior Marc Brown posted a game-high 20 points as he shot 7-of-10 from the floor.
The UIC men's basketball team held Toronto to 29 percent shooting in an 87-50 exhibition win on Saturday afternoon, picking up their first Canadian tour win. Five Flames recorded double-digit totals as junior Gabe Snider led the way with 22 points, hitting 8-of-12 from the field. In the last three games, Snider is averaging 19.3 points and shooting 54 percent (13-of-24) from behind the arc.
The UIC men's basketball team faced top-level competition on Thursday night in game number two of its Canadian tour as the Flames squared off against Carleton University, national champions in nine of the last 10 seasons. UIC owned a five-point lead early in the third quarter, but the Ravens made several runs in the second half to cement the exhibition victory by a final score of 64-49.
The UIC men's basketball team gave the University of Ottawa, the defending national runner-up, a run for its money on Wednesday night after the Flames led for a majority of the contest in their first game of a Canadian exhibition tour. The Gee-Gees ultimately prevailed by a final of 79-76 inside their home gym Montpetit Hall after hitting six fourth-quarter threes. UIC junior Gabe Snider poured in a game-high 28...
The UIC men's basketball team arrived in Canada on Tuesday afternoon to begin the program's first ever foreign tour. The Flames will play five games over seven days, while staying in Ottawa and Toronto. UIC practiced at the University of Ottawa on Tuesday evening as they prepare for their first contest on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET) against the Gee-Gee's. Ottawa upended Big Ten- member Indiana on Sunday by a...