2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames

2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Jordan Blount Fr SG 6-8 200 Jan 5, 1997 Geneva (OH) United States / Ireland SPIRE Sports Academy
15 Godwin Boahen Fr PG 5-11 175 Jul 5, 1997 Toronto Canada The Hill Academy
10 Dikembe Dixson So PF 6-7 200 Sep 6, 1996 Bardstown (KY) United States Nelson County High School
5 Tarkus Ferguson Fr SG 6-4 180 - Belleville (IL) United States Althoff Catholic High School
22 Kyle Guice Jr PF 6-8 225 - Coeur d'Alene (ID) United States Lake City High School
25 Josh Joiner Sr G 6-1 170 May 9, 1995 Chicago (IL) United States Willowbrook High School
1 Michael Kolawole So SG 6-5 195 - Garland (TX) United States Rowlett High School
0 Dominique Matthews Fr SG 6-2 190 - Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
21 Tai Odiase Jr FC 6-9 220 Sep 21, 1995 Flossmoor (IL) United States Homewood-Flossmoor High School
23 Marcus Ottey Fr SG 6-2 175 Mar 13, 1997 Toronto Canada St. Benedict's Prep School
32 Clint Robinson Jr FC 6-8 235 - Montego Bay Jamaica Charles Herbert Flowers High School
2 K.J. Santos Fr F 6-8 200 Jun 19, 1997 Geneva (IL) United States / Puerto Rico Sunrise Christian Academy
3 Hassan Thomas So SF 6-7 210 - Plano (TX) United States Woodrow Wilson High School
4 Lance Whitaker Jr G 6-4 210 Dec 23, 1994 Bartlett (IL) United States Bartlett High School

Recent Illinois-Chicago Flames History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 17-19 (7-11) 6th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 5-25 (3-15) 10th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 10-24 (4-12) 7th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 6-25 (1-15) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 18-16 (7-9) 5th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 8-22 (3-15) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 7-24 (2-16) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 8-22 (3-15) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 16-15 (7-11) 6th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 18-15 (9-9) 4th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 14-18 (7-9) 4th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 16-15 (8-8) 3rd (Horizon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 15-14 (8-8) 4th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 24-8 (12-4) 2nd (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 21-9 (12-4) 3rd (Horizon) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tai Odiase Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year
Tai Odiase Horizon League All-Defensive Team
Tarkus Ferguson Horizon League All-Freshman Team
Dominique Matthews Horizon League All-Freshman Team
Tai Odiase Horizon League Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2016)
Godwin Boahen Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Dec 26, 2016)
Tarkus Ferguson Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Feb 27, 2017)
Dominique Matthews Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Marcus Ottey Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Nov 21, 2016)

2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Boahen D. Matthews T. Ferguson K. Santos T. Odiase
Rotation   M. Ottey     C. Robinson
Lim PT   M. Kolawole D. Dixson K. Guice  
Lim PT   L. Whitaker H. Thomas    

2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dikembe Dixson 10 29.3 20.3 6.0 1.0 1.5 0.3 3.6
Tai Odiase 36 26.7 11.4 6.9 0.3 0.6 2.8 1.3
Tarkus Ferguson 36 32.2 11.2 5.3 4.9 1.4 0.6 3.2
Dominique Matthews 35 21.7 10.9 3.0 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.5
Marcus Ottey 30 24.9 10.5 2.9 1.8 0.7 0.1 2.4
Godwin Boahen 31 25.7 9.3 3.6 3.3 0.9 0.1 2.4
K.J. Santos 35 24.5 7.1 4.2 1.2 0.4 0.3 1.8
Michael Kolawole 35 16.1 5.2 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 1.5
Clint Robinson 35 14.9 5.1 5.2 0.2 0.3 0.8 1.0
Kyle Guice 36 14.1 3.5 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.5
Lance Whitaker 8 9.6 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.1
Hassan Thomas 7 4.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.6

2016-2017 Illinois-Chicago Flames Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Steve McClain Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Indiana, 2010 to 2015)
Brendan Mullins Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Wright State, 2010 to 2015)
Ronald Coleman Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Bradley, 2014 to 2015)
Seth Cooper Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Timothy L. Killeen President 2016-2017 N/A
Jim Schmidt Athletic Director 1997-1998 N/A
Jeremy Buttell Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 Coordinator of Video and Basketball Operations (Illinois-Chicago, 2011 to 2014)
Chris McMillian Director of Player Development 2015-2016 N/A
Mike Gilmartin Head Athletic Trainer 1997-1998 N/A