Annual ceremony recognized those with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Flames have won three of their last four contests
Sophomore's interior defense helps Flames win second-straight game
Dixson and Odiase combine to score 44 points in victory for Flames
Senior Gabe Snider buries career-high six 3-pointers in final 5:49 of contest
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2015-16: Appeared in 18 games ... Averaged career-high 15.6 minutes and 5.9 points per game ... Led Flames in 3-point shooting percentage with a mark of .395 (30-for-76) ... Hit multiple 3-pointers in nine games ... Made only start of the season at Western Illinois (Nov. 17) ... Paced squad in scoring with 11 points at Loyola (Dec. 19) ... Buried six 3-pointers in 5:49 and finished with 18 points in win against Purdue Calumet (Dec. 22) ... Missed first 11 Horizon League games with an injury ... Scored 12 points on four 3-pointers in second game back, a win over Northern Kentucky (Feb. 13) ... Matched career-best effort with six 3-pointers (on seven attempts) and scored career-high 20 points in regular-season finale at Milwaukee (Feb. 28).
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.