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Matt Bush
Matt Bush

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Quincy, Ill.

High School:
Quincy

Last College:
Black Hawk College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 197

Position:
Guard


05/22/2012

Twenty-Nine UIC Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

Eleven UIC programs represented with graduates

05/21/2012

UIC Student-Athletes Post Third-Straight Semester with 3.0 GPA

Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

02/25/2012

Flames Fall to Green Bay; Head to Milwaukee for Horizon League First-Round

UIC will enter postseason as No. 9 seed in Horizon League Tourney

02/23/2012

Milwaukee Pulls Away From Men's Basketball Late, 72-61

Flames place four players in double figures

01/21/2012

Flames Drop 60-55 Decision versus First-Place Valpo

Flames lead at halftime; have three double-digit scorers

2010-11 Game-by-Game Statistics (PDF) Get Acrobat Reader

2011-12: Appeared in 28 games, registering a pair of starts at Green Bay (12/1/11) and Milwaukee (12/3/11) ... Scored a career-high nine points, including three triples, on Senior Day against visiting Green Bay (2/25/12) ... Scored eight points on three field goals versus Quincy (11/19/11) ... Chipped in three points in the season opener at Eastern Michigan (11/11/11), at Green Bay, versus Northern Illinois (12/10/11), at Cleveland State (1/5/12) and against Horizon League regular season champion Valparaiso (1/21/12) ... His triple against NIU gave UIC a second-half lead that it would not relinquish in a 62-55 win at the Pavilion ... Converted at least one three-pointer in seven individual contests ... Dished out a career-high three assists versus Roosevelt (11/16/11) ... Served as a team captain.

2010-11: Played a combined 26 minutes in the first two games of the season, before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Roosevelt (11/15/10) ... Went 2-for-2 from the field at nationally-ranked Pittsburgh in the season opener ... Pulled down three rebounds against Roosevelt before being injured ... In two games played, averaged 2.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in an average of 13.0 minutes per game.

2009-10:

  • Did not compete due to injury, sitting out as a medical redshirt

Black Hawk College (2007-2009):

  • All-Region IV player for Black Hawk College in Moline, Ill.
  • All-Arrowhead Conference
  • Helped the Braves advance to NJCAA Division II Region IV semifinals
  • Averaged 10.7 points and 4.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore (2008-09)

Prep/Personal:

  • Three-year letterwinner as a guard/forward for Quincy
  • Guided Quincy to Western Big Six Conference title in 2006-07
  • Made back-to-back sectional final appearances (2005-06, 2006-07)
  • All-Western Big Six selection
  • Lettered three years as a midfielder on Quincy's soccer team
  • Born: September 24, 1988
  • Parents: Alan and Mary Beth Bush
  • Major: business management

Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2010-11 2-0 26/13.0 2-4 .500 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 2 2 4 2.0 1 0 1 2 0 0 5 2.5
2011-12
28-4
236/8.4
13-47
.277
10-34
.294
0-2
.000
7
14
21
0.7
27
0
10
16
1
2
36
1.3
TOTAL 30-4 262/8.7 15-51 .294 11-36 .306 0-2 .000 7 14 21 0.7 28 0 11 18 1 2 41 1.4
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