Markese McGuire
Markese  McGuire


Elkhart, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190



Resilient Flames Outlast Vikes in Overtime Thriller, 72-70

UIC's Najeal Young scored game-winning hoop with 2.0 seconds to go in overtime


UIC Fires Past Roosevelt, 96-58

Flames dish out season-high 24 assists in victory


Flames and Lakers to Square Off Tuesday Night

UIC hosts Roosevelt at 7 p.m. in non-conference clash


Incredible Second Half Comeback Advances UIC in HL Tourney

Flames end the game with a 14-2 run; outscore WSU 40-18 in final period


Strong Second Half Lifts Cleveland State Past UIC, 67-59

Fells records second career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds


Markese McGuire

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Career Statistics Through 2015-16 Season

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2015-16: Appeared in 27 games off the bench ... Netted 59 points, 30 rebounds and 15 assists on the season ... Scored six points in 15 minutes on opening night vs. San Francisco (Nov. 13) ... Poured in a season-high nine points at Detroit (Jan. 8) ... Went 7-of-9 from the free-throw line against the Titans ... Added three offensive rebounds in that game ... Tallied five points in 11 minutes during Horizon League Tournament game vs. Wright State (March 5).

2015-16 Game-by-Game Statistics

Saw action in 32 games and made 13 starts ... averaged 17.6 minutes per contest ... averaged 4.2 points per game and shot 35 percent from three-point range ... shot 46.4 percent from behind the arc during league play ... had four points and a season-best six rebounds in the season-opener at DePaul (11/14/14) ... scored eight points and shot 3-of-4 from the field versus Yale (11/21/14) ... poured in a career-high 16 points on 4-of-5 three-point shooting in a home game against Oakland (2/4/15) ... followed that up with 14 points in a road win at Detroit (2/8/15), hitting 4-of-6 from downtown ... had 10 points and career-high five assists in UIC's first round Horizon League Tournament win versus Wright State (3/3/15).

Saw action in 29 games with three starts and averaged 12 minutes per outing ... scored 91 total points on the year and averaged 3.1 points per game ... scored eight points in his first collegiate appearance at home against Roosevelt (Nov. 13) ... tallied a career-high nine points and four made field goals in UIC's 75-69 win at SEMO (Dec. 14) ... posted a seven-point night versus Big Ten-member Northwestern (Nov. 20) ... scored seven points and grabbed a season-best four rebounds versus regular season Champion Green Bay (Jan. 19) ... was shooting 64 percent from behind the arc during a five-game stretch in early February ... played in a career-high 31 minutes at Youngstown State (Feb. 15) and netted six points.

High School/Prior to UIC: Four-year starter in basketball at Elkhart Memorial ... Ended his career as the school's second all-time leading scorer ... Eclipsed 1,000 points for his career during his senior season ... Named First-Team All-State and served as team captain as a senior ... Exploded for a pair of 37-point games during senior season ... Led Elkhart Memorial to the best record in school history (24-2) as a junior, including conference and regional championships ... Collected All-Conference accolades in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Made eight three-pointers in one game during his sophomore year, setting a school record ... Member of the Principal Honor Roll for all four years of his high school career ... Prep coach was Mark Barhizer.

Personal: Born Oct. 22, 1994 in Elkhart, Indiana ... Son of Anthony and Kimberly McGuire ... Has one younger brother, Mikal (16) ... Kimberly McGuire played college basketball at Western Michigan ... Currently enrolled as a Management major.