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Lance Whitaker
Lance Whitaker

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Bartlett, Ill.

High School:
Bartlett

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard/Forward


01/14/2015

Detroit Slips Past UIC in Final Seconds, 69-68

Jay Harris with 22 points and career-high eight assists

01/04/2015

Vikings Edge Flames in Horizon League Battle, 74-69

Marc Brown with game-high 21 points, Ahman Fells posts first career double-double

01/02/2015

Flames Grind Out League-Opening Win Against YSU, 77-71

UIC outscores Penguins, 49-34, in the second half

12/30/2014

UIC Caps Non-League Season in Dominating Fashion, 79-38

Flames rout Judson in largest win since 2001

12/28/2014

Flames Come Up Short at Bradley, 68-60

Jake Wiegand scores game-high 21 points

Lance Whitaker's Career Stats

Photo Gallery of Lance Whitaker

2013-14:
Played in three games and started one before tearing his right ACL. Received a medical redshirt from the NCAA and will retain four years of eligibility.

High School/Prior to UIC: Four-year letterwinner at Bartlett High School ... Served as team captain in all four years of high school basketball ... Garnered All-State honors as a senior ... Named All-Upstate Eight Conference in three-of-four seasons ... Named Bartlett's Most Valuable Player in both his sophomore and senior seasons ... Sat out junior season with torn ACL ... Made quick recovery, and played with the Illinois Wolves on the AAU circuit in summer 2012 ... Lists "biggest athletic thrill" as playing in the supersectionals during his freshman year of high school ... Scored a 30 on his ACT.

Personal: Born Dec. 23, 1994 in Bartlett, Ill. ... Son of Larry and Lena Whitaker ... Currently enrolled as a Management major.

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