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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


12/17/2014

UIC's Second Half Run Falls Short at SMU, 67-46

Dallas native Marc Brown scores team-high 15 points

12/15/2014

UIC Forced OT in Near Comeback, Fell to UT-Martin, 81-78

Flames faced a 17-point deficit mid-way through the second half

12/11/2014

Flames Take Down Central Florida at Home, 71-60

Jay Harris explodes for career-high 32 points

12/02/2014

Flames Drop Heartbreaker Against Grand Canyon, 66-61

Harris with 17 points, seven rebounds and seven assists

11/29/2014

Flames Drop Tough Road Match at rv/- Dayton

Wiegand secures fifth double-digit scoring effort this season

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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