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
Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Thursday night at the UIC Forum
Largest league road win since 1998; Barlow with game-high 23 points
2013-14: Played in all 31 games, started 16 and averaged 20.7 minutes per outing ... averaged 7.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game ... led UIC in offensive rebounds and ranked sixth in the Horizon League (2.3 rpg) ... ranked second on the team in total rebounds and 14th overall in the conference (158) ... more than tripled his point total (62 to 234) from the previous season and more than quadrupled his rebounding figure (36 to 158) ... scored 10 or more points on eight separate occasions ... tallied a career-high 17 points at home against Cleveland State (Jan 22) and grabbed nine rebounds ... collected a career-best 10 rebounds versus San Diego (Nov. 25) at the inaugural Gulf Coast Showcase ... netted 14 points and corralled nine boards at home against Milwaukee (Jan 16) ... earned the nicknamed Robo Cop.
2012-13: Saw action in 27 games off the bench ... Averaged 2.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game in an average of 6.6 minutes per contest ... Shot 52.3 percent from the field (23-44) and 50.0 percent (3-6) from three-point range ... Played double-digit minutes in eight games, including in five-of the final 11 contests ... Scored at least two points in each-of the last seven games of the season ... Scored season-high nine points and pulled down season-best five boards at Valpo (2/5/13) ... Chipped in eight points on 4-of-5 shooting against Bradley (2/23/13).
Prep/Prior to UIC: Four-year letterwinner at Chantilly High School (Va.), and played one year of postgraduate basketball at Fishburne Military Academy ... Led Fishburne to a 22-8 record last season ... Chose UIC over the likes of The Citadel and IUPUI ... Led Chantilly to an 18-7 record his senior season (2010-11) ... In the 2009-10 campaign, Chantilly recorded a 20-8 record, won the Northern Region title and advanced to the second round of the Virginia state playoffs.
Personal: Born November 26, 1992 in Oceanside, N.Y ... Biggest "athletic thrill" is signing National Letter of Intent at UIC ... Currently enrolled as a Criminal, Law & Justice major.