Flames travel to Drake for a 2 p.m. CT tip
Flames hold all-time series record against Cougars, 4-1
UIC is 5-1 in last six home season openers
New faces on and off the court for the Flames
Will sit out the entire 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Prior to UIC: Spent one year with La Salle and ranked as the Atlantic 10's top freshmen rebounder (7.6) and shot blocker (1.5) ... started 25 games for the Explorers and averaged 28.2 minutes per game.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Ranked as the nation's No. 90 forward in the 2011 class and was a McDonald's All-American nominee ... named second-team All-State and first-team All-City ... helped her team win a regional championship in 2011 and a conference title in 2010 ... averaged 14 points and 11 rebounds per game during her senior season ... daughter of Mary Eason ... siblings named Rayshawn, Rukeem, Robert, Ryan, Romenique and Randall ... enrolled as a business management major.