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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


01/20/2015

UIC Drops Road Game at First-Place Green Bay, 78-55

Three Flames score in double-digits led by Harris with 13

01/08/2015

Flames Drop Road Game at Valparaiso, 85-56

Senior Ahman Fells ties career-high with 13 points

01/07/2015

Men's Basketball Travels to Valparaiso on Thursday Night

UIC seeks first 2-1 league start since 2007-08

01/04/2015

Vikings Edge Flames in Horizon League Battle, 74-69

Marc Brown with game-high 21 points, Ahman Fells posts first career double-double

12/22/2014

Slow Start Plagues UIC at Northwestern, 63-46

Miller records 13 points, seven assists and five rebounds

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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