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    25  Maurice Brown
    Maurice Brown

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Syracuse, N.Y.

    High School:
    Henninger H.S.

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 226

    Position:
    Forward


    2000-01 Highlights: Was voted to the All-MCC Second Team following his sophomore campaign ? picked up 19 starts during the season while playing in all 28 games ? finished first on the team in both scoring (10.4 ppg) and rebounding (8.5 rpg) while his boards total was also first in the MCC ? averaged 11.6 ppg and 8.4 rpg in conference action ? scored in double digits 14 times and collected double figure rebounds in 11 outings while tallying eight ?double-doubles? ? led the Flames in scoring four times while collecting game-high rebounding honors in 18 outings ? led UIC with 19 points and 10 rebounds versus Detroit on Jan. 3 ? tallied a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds against UW-Milwaukee on Jan. 11 ? had 17 points and a season-best 14 boards against Oregon on Dec. 12 ? put together a ?double-double? of 11 points and 11 rebounds in the season opener at Saint Louis ? earned a spot on the pre-season All-MCC Second Team.

    1999-00 Highlights: Earned a spot on the MCC?s All-Newcomer Team after averaging 9.5 ppg and a team-leading 6.7 rpg ? improved to 12.9 ppg and 8.2 rpg against conference foes ? played in all 31 games last season while earning the starting nod in 26 contests ? led UIC with a 51% field goal percentage as he hit 125-of-245 ? finished fifth in the MCC for both rebounding and field goal percentage ? set a new UIC freshman record with 208 total rebounds while his 295 points ranked second on the list ? scored in double figures 14 times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds in seven outings ? tallied career-highs of 22 points and 18 rebounds in a home victory over Detroit on Jan. 6 ? was equally impressive with a 22-point, 17-rebound effort at Loyola on Jan. 22 ? had 17 points and 14 rebounds at Chicago State on Dec. 7 ? averaged 13.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg at the MCC Tournament, including a "double-double" of 12 points and 11 rebounds in UIC's quarterfinal win over Cleveland State on March 4.

    1998-99 Highlights: Sat out the season after transferring to UIC in the fall.

    Prior to UIC: Attended Rutgers University during the fall of 1997, but did not play basketball.

    Prep/Personal Highlights: As a senior at Henninger High School, he helped the Black Knights to a 22-2 record and a third consecutive sectional and league championship with team-bests of 22.5 ppg and 15.0 rpg ? also contributed 3.0 assists, 2.9 steals and 4.8 blocks a game ? scored a career-high 35 points against West Genesee High School and finished the year as an all-state player and the Herald Journal Player of the Year ? as a junior, led the Black Knights in scoring and rebounding with averages of 21.1 ppg and 15.0 rpg while the team compiled a 21-2 overall record ? tallied a season-high 30 points in a win over Utica Procter High School ? finished his career at Henninger as the school's all-time leading scorer ? born September 23, 1977 ? son of Morris Brown and Luzette Bradley ? majoring in Kinesiology.