2015-2016 Illinois-Chicago Flames

2015-2016 Illinois-Chicago Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Paris Burns Sr G 5-11 165 - Chicago (IL) United States Proviso East High School
10 Dikembe Dixson Fr PF 6-7 200 Sep 6, 1996 Bardstown (KY) United States Nelson County High School
22 Drew Hackett Fr SG 6-2 175 - Munster (IN) United States Munster High School
11 Josh Joiner Jr G 6-1 185 May 9, 1995 Chicago (IL) United States Willowbrook High School
5 Mike Kolawole Fr SG 6-5 195 - Garland (TX) United States Rowlett High School
32 Hans-Christian Lauer Jr F 6-7 210 - Klein-Gerau Germany Cannon High School
0 Dominique Matthews RS-Fr SG 6-2 200 Nov 27, 1994 Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
34 Markese McGuire Jr G 6-3 190 Oct 22, 1994 Elkhart (IN) United States Elkhart Memorial High School
21 Tai Odiase So FC 6-9 240 Sep 21, 1995 Flossmoor (IL) United States Homewood-Flossmoor High School
2 Gabe Snider Sr G 6-3 185 Dec 19, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School
3 Hassan Thomas Fr SF 6-8 210 - Plano (TX) United States Woodrow Wilson High School
15 Julian Torres Fr PF 6-9 250 Mar 18, 1997 Bolingbrook (IL) United States / Puerto Rico Bolingbrook High School
4 Lance Whitaker So G 6-4 210 Dec 23, 1994 Bartlett (IL) United States Bartlett High School
40 Jake Wiegand Sr F 6-8 235 Nov 26, 1992 Herndon (VA) United States Fishburne Miltary Academy
23 Najeal Young Jr SF 6-6 215 Feb 27, 1994 Milwaukee (WI) United States West Allis Central High School

Recent Illinois-Chicago Flames History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 16-16 (10-8) 4th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 20-16 (12-6) 3rd (Horizon) 2nd Rnd CIT Runner Up
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

2015-2016 Illinois-Chicago Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dikembe Dixson Horizon All-League Second Team
Tai Odiase Horizon League All-Defensive Team
Dikembe Dixson Horizon League Freshman of the Year
Dikembe Dixson Horizon League All-Freshman Team

2015-2016 Illinois-Chicago Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Whitaker M. Kolawole N. Young D. Dixson T. Odiase
Rotation P. Burns D. Matthews   J. Wiegand  
Rotation G. Snider        
Lim PT M. McGuire D. Hackett H. Thomas J. Torres  
Lim PT     H. Lauer    

2015-2016 Illinois-Chicago Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dikembe Dixson 30 36.7 19.8 7.3 1.8 1.2 0.5 4.1
Dominique Matthews 9 22.7 9.7 2.8 2.1 0.3 0.0 2.0
Tai Odiase 30 27.8 9.5 6.4 0.2 0.5 3.2 1.2
Paris Burns 16 24.6 6.9 1.8 2.5 0.9 0.1 2.3
Najeal Young 27 23.0 6.3 6.3 0.9 0.8 0.1 1.5
Gabe Snider 18 15.6 5.9 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.7
Mike Kolawole 30 18.8 5.7 2.6 1.2 0.6 0.0 1.4
Lance Whitaker 30 29.3 5.5 3.8 3.3 0.8 0.5 1.4
Jake Wiegand 27 13.5 4.6 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.1
Hans-Christian Lauer 1 2.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Julian Torres 28 9.6 2.7 2.4 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.8
Markese McGuire 27 8.7 2.2 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.6
Hassan Thomas 20 8.3 1.8 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3
Drew Hackett 21 8.8 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.8

2015-2016 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)
Deon Thomas Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
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)
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)
Eric Phillips Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2015-2016 N/A
Robo Kreps Graduate Manager 2014-2015 N/A
Chris McMillian Director of Player Development 2015-2016 N/A
Mike Gilmartin Head Athletic Trainer 1997-1998 N/A
Nick Zostautas Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2010-2011 N/A
Dan Yopchick Director of Communications 2015-2016 Assistant Director of Communications (Northwestern, 2011 to 2015)