UIC signs four-year deal to maintain rivalry with Loyola
Birt was named First-Team All-State, collected District MVP honors
Flames held Panthers to just 37.0 percent shooting
UIC will look to win third game in month of March
UIC will look to win first-ever postseason game
2012-13: Played in 33 games, and started 21 contests ... Averaged 5.7 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in an average of 25.2 minutes ... Started the first 16 games of the season, and five-of the last eight ... Collected five double-digit scoring outputs, including four in the final 10 contests ... Led the Flames in rebounding five times ... Scored a season-high 13 points at Loyola (2/16/13) ... Chipped in 12 points in the Flames' 64-55 win over 2013 NCAA Tournament Third-Round participant Colorado State (12/8/12) ... Scored 12 points in UIC's 88-83 triple overtime win at Youngstown State (2/10/13) ... Chipped in 10 points in the Flames' convincing 82-59 win over Cleveland State (3/5/13) in the first-round of the Horizon League Tournament ... Averaged 8.2 points per game on a 42.8 percent (24-56) effort from the field in the final 10 games of the season.
2011-12: Played in all 30 games, making 27 starts ... Averaged 6.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, in an average of 27.4 minutes per contest ... Scored six or more points on 15 occasions, and led the Flames in scoring five times ... Recorded six double-digit scoring efforts ... Poured in a game-and season-high 24 points on a season-best eight field goals, including a perfect 5-for-5 effort from three-point range in UIC's 79-75 win over Evansville (11/23/11) ... Scored 17 points at Wright State (1/25/12), and against visiting Milwaukee (2/23/12) ... Chipped in 15 points in the Flames' 62-55 win over Northern Illinois (12/10/11) ... Scored 12 points in an overtime game versus Wright State (12/31/11) at the UIC Pavilion ... Chipped in 11 points on four field goals against visiting Butler (1/19/12) ... Pulled down a season-high six rebounds on two occasions ... Swiped a season-best two steals seven times ... Converted five field goals at Wright State and versus Milwaukee ... Shot 75.0 percent (54-72) from the free throw line ... One-of five players on UIC's 2011-12 roster to score 200 or more (200) points on the season.
Prep/Prior to UIC: Four-year letterwinner at Woodrow Wilson High School ... Prep coach was Patrick Washington ... Named All-Conference and All-City as both a junior and senior ... Garnered All-Region and All-State plaudits in senior season ... Served as team captain ... During his career, led the Wildcats to a combined 54-15 record, averaging 17 points, five rebounds and two assists ... Shot 51 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line ... Played for the USA Elite Team in France (April 2011), helping the American team reach the semifinals of the Tourcoing Elite World Championships ... On the AAU circuit, played for Texas Bluechips.
Personal: Full name is Marc Anthony Brown ... Born February 24, 1992 ... Son of Anthony and Teresa Brown ... Has two younger siblings, Desmond and Jada ... Intends on majoring in Business Administration ... Participated in the NCAA First-Team Program, which helps prospective student-athletes navigate through the collegiate recruiting process, and understand the role that athletics plays in the educational process.