Wiegand goes off for career-high 28 points
Flames tip-off against Buccaneers at 7 p.m. CT
Wiegand explodes for 25 points and 15 rebounds
Flames limit Blues to 29 percent field-goal shooting
UIC held a five-point advantage early in the third quarter
2013-14: Saw action in 25 games and started eight, averaging 13.3 minutes per contest ... shot 22-of-51 (.430) from three-point range and sank a season-high three treys and scored 11 points versus San Diego (Nov. 25) in the Gulf Coast Showcase ... scored five or more points on 11 separate occasions and finished the year averaging 3.6 points per game ... had a hot start to the season averaging 6.5 points through the first eight games and hit at least one three in nine of his first 11 appearances ... corralled a season-high four rebounds versus Drake in the season opener on Nov. 9.
2012-13: Appeared in 13 games off the bench, including eight during Horizon League play ... In an average of 4.2 minutes per game, scored 1.1 points per contest ... Played a season-high 14 minutes twice, against Roosevelt (12/5/12) and at Detroit (1/19/13) ... Chipped in a season-high five points against UDM ... Scored three points apiece against Roosevelt, Eastern Michigan (12/15/12) and at Valparaiso (2/5/13).
Prep/Prior to UIC: Two-year letterwinner at Chicago Public League powerhouse Whitney Young ... Helped the Dolphins capture back-to-back regional titles in his junior and senior campaigns ... Whitney Young won CPL Red-West Conference, regional and sectional championships in 2009-10, and garnered a national ranking ... Served as a team captain as a junior ... Was a top-10 shooting guard in the state of Illinois as a junior according to Hoops Report, and a top-40 prospect ... Committed to UIC in February 2011 ... Most recently played AAU Basketball for the Illinois Warriors ... Was a three-sport standout, also competing in football and track & field ... Served as a wide receiver for Whitney Young's football team, and was a member of the 4x400 relay, and 400-meter run in track & field ... Prep coach was Ty Slaughter.
Personal: Born December 19, 1993 in Chicago ... Son of Kevin and Nita Snider ... Has an older sister, Taylor, who played college basketball at Pepperdine ... Biggest "athletic thrill" is hitting the game-winning three-pointer to beat Prestonwood Christian, the No. 5 team in the nation, during the 2011 "Beach Ball Classic" ... Currently enrolled as a Marketing major.