Paris Burns nets career-high 26 points, 24 in the second half
Wiegand with 14 points and 14 rebounds; Brown nets 16 points
Wiegand explodes for 25 points and 15 rebounds
Marc Brown drops 20 points; Defense holds Lions to 32.7 percent shooting
Flames limit Blues to 29 percent field-goal shooting
2013-14: Appeared in 25 games and averaged 8.8 minutes per contest ... averaged 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... played double-digit minutes on 12 occasions and had a career-best 19 minutes of court time against San Diego (Nov. 25) in the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase ... scored a season-high eight points versus Louisiana Tech (Nov. 26) and grabbed a team-high five rebounds ... corralled a career-high seven rebounds versus Big Ten-member Northwestern (Nov. 20) ... collected a career-best three steals at home versus Detroit (Feb. 18) ... shot nearly 50 percent from floor, shooting 22-of-45 for the season.
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 ... Was active in the art program at Simeon, and won the "Gold Key Award" for drawing at the All-City Art Exhibition ... currently enrolled as a Criminal, Law, and Justice major.