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    14  Robert Bush
    Robert Bush

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Harvey, Ill.

    High School:
    Thornton

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 210

    Position:
    G


    Career Notes: Played in 103 games, starting 42, during his four-year career for the Flames (2004-05 through 2007-08)...finished career with 560 points for an average of 5.4 ppg...career 35% shooter from three-point range (88-for249).

    2007-2008 Notes: Appeared in 28 games, making 19 starts...averaged a career-high 7.4 points per game...scored season-high 19 points in first start of the year at Akron on Dec. 29...went 5-for-7 from three-point range to score 17 points against Detroit on Jan. 19...scored 13 of his team-leading 16 points in the first half in a win over Northern Iowa on Feb. 23...led team with 14 points against Youngstown State in the opening round of the Horizon League Tournament on March 4...hit four treys and scored 14 points at Valparaiso on Jan. 24...pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds against Cleveland State on Jan. 31...pitched in 10 points and hit a pair of three-pointers off the bench against Howard on Dec. 22...grabbed seven rebounds at Wright State on Feb. 16...scored eight points, hitting 3-for-5 from the field and 2-of-3 from behind the arc, against Milwaukee on Dec. 6...pulled down season-high seven rebounds and scored five points in win over Green Bay on Dec. 8...scored 10 points, hitting a three that capped a 7-0 UIC run in the second overtime, during the Flames' win over Loyola on Jan. 12...made season debut against Central Michigan on Nov. 28, scoring four points off the bench...saw nine minutes of action as a reserve at Illinois State on Dec. 1...did not play in UIC's first five games due to a left knee injury.

    2006-07 Notes: Saw action in 30 games as a junior, starting the last nine games...averaged 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per outing...totaled a career-high 21 points, netting four three-pointers, in UIC's Horizon League Championship opening round win over Milwaukee on Feb. 27...scored 13 points in a win at Detroit on Feb. 10...totaled 12 points and five rebounds in a win over Central Michigan on Feb. 17...tallied 12 points while grabbing four rebounds versus Murray State on Nov. 28...scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds versus Wright State on Feb. 7...tabbed 11 points, going 4-for-4 from the field and 2-for-2 from the foul line, in just eight minutes of play versus Loyola on Jan. 13...recorded 11 points, three rebounds and two assists at Penn on Dec. 21...scored 11 points, netting a trio of three-pointers, at Wright State on Jan. 4...grabbed seven rebounds and scored six points in the Flames' win over then-No. 12 Butler on Jan. 10...tabbed 10 points and a career-high three steals in a starting role versus Green Bay on Feb. 14.

    2005-06 Notes: Saw action in 24 games while making 14 starts at the shooting guard position...averaged 5.3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game...scored in double figures on three occasions...scored 16 points, hitting four three-pointers, at Green Bay on Jan. 11...totaled 11 points off the bench in UIC's win over Ole Miss on Dec. 10...collected five rebounds versus Northern Illinois on Dec. 17...poured in 16 points on 6-for-11 shooting in a starting role in the Flames' season opener versus Montana State on Nov. 17...handed out five assists versus Chicago State on Dec. 4...scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds versus Georgia Tech on Nov. 25.

    2004-05 Notes: Saw action in 21 games as a true freshman...averaged 1.0 points and 0.5 rebounds in just over five minutes per contest as a reserve...scored five points in his first collegiate appearance at Bowling Green on Nov. 24...tallied five points versus Butler on Jan. 29...scored two points and pulled down two rebounds in the Flames' win at Illinois State on Nov. 30.

    Prep/Personal Notes: Four-year letterwinner at Thornton High School in Harvey, Ill...paced the Wildcats to a pair of IHSA Regional and Sectional titles during his prep career...two-time All-State and All-SICA East honoree...as a senior, led Thornton to a 21-9 record, averaging 12.0 points and 5.1 rebounds per game...tallied a career-high 26 points at Thornridge on Jan. 30, 2004...in his junior campaign, averaged a career-best 16.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per outing...four-time high honor roll honoree...son of Robert and Kathleen Bush...born on August 26, 1986...majored in business management.


    ROBERT BUSH'S CAREER STATISTICS
    
    

    Total 3-Point Rebounds Year 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 2004-05 21-0 112/5.3 8-18 .444 1-7 .143 5-7 .714 2-8 10 0.5 15-0 5 5 1 1 22/1.0 2005-06 24-14 432/18.0 45-115 .391 18-60 .300 18-31 .581 11-32 43 1.8 27-0 23 20 3 12 126/5.3 2006-07 30-9 564/18.8 72-176 .409 33-83 .398 27-34 .794 29-54 83 2.8 49-0 32 28 9 19 204/6.8 2007-08 28-19 675/24.1 70-194 .361 36-99 .364 32-41 .780 23-63 86 3.1 35-0 30 31 4 15 208/7.4 TOTAL 103-42 1783/17.3 195-503 .388 88-249 .353 82-113 .726 65-157 222 2.2 126-0 90 84 17 47 560/5.4