Flames end the game with a 14-2 run; outscore WSU 40-18 in final period
Fells records second career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds
Flames shot 12-of-22 from three to snap eight-game losing skid
Paris Burns and Ahman Fells combine for 39 points
Senior Ahman Fells ties career-high with 13 points
2014-15: 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).
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.