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Jake Wiegand
Jake Wiegand

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Herndon, Va.

High School:
Chantily/Fishburne Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235

Position:
Forward


11/22/2014

Sharp-Shooting Kent State Defeats UIC, 78-60

Jake Wiegand leads Flames with 26 points and nine rebounds

11/21/2014

Flames Drop Opening Game at MABC Classic to Yale, 70-58

UIC will play host Kent State on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET

11/17/2014

UIC Wins Home Opener Against Western Illinois, 67-64

Wiegand goes off for career-high 28 points

11/15/2014

UIC's Comeback Falls Short at DePaul, 72-71

Flames out-score DePaul in second half, 41-26

11/06/2014

UIC Claims 70-54 Exhibition Win Against Beloit College

Wiegand with 14 points and 14 rebounds; Brown nets 16 points

Jake Wiegand's Career Stats

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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.

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