Senior Gabe Snider buries career-high six 3-pointers in final 5:49 of contest
Former UIC Flame chosen by NBL's Saint John Mill Rats
45 student-athletes received a bachelor's degree in the spring and summer sessions
Odiase scored career-high 14 points; Harris netted 18
First semifinal appearance since 2008; Marc Brown surpasses 1,000 career points
2014-15: Saw action in 33 games and received 22 starts, averaging 22.8 minutes per game … had a breakout senior season as he led UIC in field-goal (.524) and three-point shooting percentage (.392) … averaged 7.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, which dramatically increased during league play to 11.6 and 5.8, respectively … started the final 21 games of the season after earning a spot in the lineup … scored in double figures 12 times during those final 21 games and twice with 20 or more … recorded his first career double-double against Cleveland State (1/4/15) with 13 points and 11 rebounds … followed that up with 13 points at Valparaiso (1/8/15) … scored a game-high 20 points at Milwaukee (1/29/15) and shot 7-of-10 from the field … exploded for a career-high 28 points, 11-of-13 shooting and 6-of-7 from three against Valpo (1/31/15) … shot 8-of-9 from the floor and netted 17 points in a road win at Wright State (2/12/15) … came back the next game against Cleveland State (2/15/15) and recorded his second double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds … had back-to-back 11-point games in the HL tournament versus No. 7 seed Wright State and No. 3 seed Oakland.
2013-14: Appeared in 25 games and averaged 8.8 minutes per contest ... averaged 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... played double-digit minutes on 12 occasions and had a career-best 19 minutes of court time against San Diego (Nov. 25) in the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase ... scored a season-high eight points versus Louisiana Tech (Nov. 26) and grabbed a team-high five rebounds ... corralled a career-high seven rebounds versus Big Ten-member Northwestern (Nov. 20) ... collected a career-best three steals at home versus Detroit (Feb. 18) ... shot nearly 50 percent from floor, shooting 22-of-45 for the season.
2012-13: Saw action in 18 games in an average of 5.7 minutes per contest ... Played double-digit minutes three times, against Roosevelt (12/5/12; 14 minutes), at Detroit (1/19/13; 15 minutes) and in the first-round of the Horizon League Tournament against Cleveland State (3/5/13; 10 minutes) ... Scored a career-high 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in the 81-43 win over Roosevelt ... Chipped in seven points in the playoff win over CSU.
2011-12: Saw action in 11 games off the bench ... Scored a season-high three points at Wright State (1/25/12) ... Chipped in two points in road games at Toledo (11/26/11), Detroit (1/27/12), Butler (2/21/12) and in the Horizon League Tournament at Milwaukee (2/28/12) ... Pulled down a season-high three rebounds at Toledo ... Played a season-high nine minutes at Detroit ... Shot 41.7 percent from the field on the season.
Prep/Prior to UIC: Two-year letterwinner at Simeon Career Academy in Chicago ... Prep coach was Robert Smith ... Helped the Wolverines capture both the 2010 and 2011 Class 4A State Championships ... Simeon also captured a combined four sectional and regional championships during Fells' career ... Played both the power forward and center positions ... On the AAU circuit, played for "Mean Streets."
Personal: Full name is Ahman Marcus Fells ... Born August 28, 1993 in Chicago ... Son of Rosalind Fells and Timothy Diggins ... Has one older sister, Tiesha, and one older brother, Mashaun ... Was active in the art program at Simeon, and won the "Gold Key Award" for drawing at the All-City Art Exhibition ... currently enrolled as a Criminal, Law, and Justice major.