UIC will enter postseason as No. 9 seed in Horizon League Tourney
Gary Talton scores game-high 13 points
Flames place four players in double figures
Sutter scored career-high 12 points at Detroit last Friday
Gary Talton posts ninth double-digit scoring effort in Horizon League play
2011-12: Appeared in 15 games, including 11 of the final 12 contests ... Saw at least eight minutes of action in six games ... Converted at least one field goal in eight individual appearances ... Scored a season-high 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting at Detroit (1/27/12), playing 17 minutes off the bench ... Chipped in six points on three field goals at Loyola (2/11/12) ... Scored five points in UIC's regular season home finale against Green Bay (2/25/12) ... In a season-high 18 minutes of action at Butler (2/21/12), chipped in two points and pulled down a season-best three caroms ... Shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line.
Prep/Prior to UIC: Three-year letterwinner at South Elgin High School ... Prep coach was Chaz Taft ... As a senior, was named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) All-State team, while also collecting All-City and Upstate 8 All-Conference plaudits ... Led the Storm to their first-ever regional championship ... Named to the All-Tournament team at both the Jack Tosh and Fenton Tournaments ... Scored 30 points against York in the Jack Tosh Tourney ... Averaged 18.4 points per game, while shooting 55 percent from inside the three-point arc, and 33.7 percent from beyond it - also shot 72.6 percent from the free throw line ... As a junior, chalked up All-City and All-Conference honors after averaging 12.5 points per game ... Two-time Daily Herald All-Area selection.
Personal: Full name is Sammy Bartlett Sutter ... Born March 31, 1993 in Bartlett, Ill. ... Son of George and Vicki Sutter ... Has one older brother, Zak, a UIC alum ... His cousin, Nick, was a Flames soccer letterwinner ... Major is undecided ... Shoots left-handed ... Joined the UIC basketball program as a preferred walk-on in May 2011.