UIC will look to win seventh-straight
UIC improves to 7-1 on the season
Barnes wins three-point shootout; Snider crowned dunk champion
Event will feature scrimmage, three-point competition, dunk contest
Marc Brown scores team-high 17 points
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 ... Plans on majoring in Business Management ... Was active in the art program at Simeon, and won the "Gold Key Award" for drawing at the All-City Art Exhibition.