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Tai Odiase
Tai Odiase

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Flossmoor, Ill.

High School:
Homewood-Flossmoor

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 210

Position:
Forward/Center


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

11/05/2014

Men's Basketball Hosts Beloit in Exhibition Game on Thursday

Flames tip-off against Buccaneers at 7 p.m. CT

10/13/2014

Annual Red vs. Blue Scrimmage Set for Oct. 17

Free event offers fans a sneak preview of the 2014-15 men's basketball team

Photo Gallery of Tai Odiase

PREP/PRIOR TO UIC
: Ranked as a Top 25 senior in the state of Illinois and the fifth-best center ... averaged 17.4 points, 10.4 rebounds and 3.1 blocks during his senior season ... earned fourth-team IBCA All-State honors along being named All-Area and All-Conference accolades ... guided his team to a regional and sectional championship in 2013-14 ... helped the Vikings claim a conference title during his junior season and was named All-Conference ... was invited to play in the City vs. Suburban All-Star game and the Chicago United Hoops All-Star game ... played AAU ball with Meanstreets.

PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 21, 1995 ... has two siblings named Ken and Lucky ... son of Philomena and Friday Odiase ... nickname is T.O. ... "biggest athletic thrill" is making it to the sectional finals during his senior year in high school ... intended major is Biological Sciences.

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