UIC head women's basketball coach Regina Miller announced the addition of three players to the program on Monday afternoon. Kendyl Nunn (Chicago, Ill./Toledo/Casper College), Manuella Kanmegni (Bobigny, France/ Kankakee Community College) and Cate Soane (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Loyola Chicago) will join the Flames this upcoming season.
The 2014-15 UIC women's basketball non-league schedule was announced Monday (Aug. 4). The Flames will be challenged with road contests at Northwestern, Miami (Ohio) and Eastern Illinois along with eight home games against in-state opponents. UIC will also participate in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic over Winter Break (Dec. 20-21).
Former UIC women's basketball player and 2014 graduate Rachel Story signed a contract to play professional basketball in Portugal. Story will play for Clube Desportivo Torres Novas of Portugal's Liga Feminina League. Story joins Jasmine Bailey (Fila San Martino Di Lupari) and Jessie Miller (DJK Brose Bamberg) as former Flames currently playing professionally overseas.
The best season in program history ended with a postseason title as UIC (26-9) defeated Stephen F. Austin (23-13), 73-64, in the Championship Game of the 2014 Women's Basketball Invitational. The Horizon League has captured two straight WBI championships as Detroit took home the title in 2013.
UIC broke the program record for single-season wins with a 73-65 road victory over Youngstown State. UIC's win total eclipsed the 2006-07 squad, who went 19-13 and made the program's lone trip to the postseason (WNIT)
It is that time of year when kids return to the classroom and NBC 5 kicked off the season with a Back to School Supply Drive. UIC head women's basketball coach Regina Miller stopped by and contributed to the drive Friday (August 22) as the station provided for local students in need. Miller also met with NBC 5's Leeann Trotter, who reported live from the scene.