2017-2018 Illinois-Chicago Flames

2017-2018 Illinois-Chicago Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Ralph Bissainthe RS-Fr GF 6-6 200 Mar 29, 1999 North Miami (FL) United States McArthur High School
13 Jordan Blount So SG 6-8 235 Jan 5, 1997 Geneva (OH) United States / Ireland SPIRE Sports Academy
15 Godwin Boahen So PG 5-11 180 Jul 5, 1997 Toronto Canada The Hill Academy
2 Michael Diggins Fr F 6-8 190 Jan 11, 1998 Las Vegas (NV) United States Durango High School
10 Dikembe Dixson So PF 6-7 200 Sep 6, 1996 Bardstown (KY) United States Nelson County High School
4 Tarkus Ferguson So SG 6-4 190 - Belleville (IL) United States Althoff Catholic High School
22 Naradain James RS-Jr F 6-7 200 - Mansfield (OH) United States Mansfield High School
0 Dominique Matthews So SG 6-2 200 Nov 27, 1994 Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
21 Tai Odiase Sr FC 6-9 240 Sep 21, 1995 Flossmoor (IL) United States Homewood-Flossmoor High School
1 Marcus Ottey So SG 6-2 185 Mar 13, 1997 Toronto Canada St. Benedict's Prep School
32 Clint Robinson Sr FC 6-8 235 Sep 26, 1994 Montego Bay Jamaica Charles Herbert Flowers High School
3 Jacob Wiley Fr F 6-7 205 Sep 16, 1998 Houston (TX) United States Sam Houston 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

2017-2018 Illinois-Chicago Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tai Odiase Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year
Tai Odiase Horizon League All-Defensive Team
Godwin Boahen Horizon League Sixth Man of the Year

2017-2018 Illinois-Chicago Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Ottey T. Ferguson D. Dixson J. Blount T. Odiase
Rotation G. Boahen D. Matthews   C. Robinson  
Rotation       M. Diggins  
Lim PT     N. James    
Lim PT     J. Wiley    

2017-2018 Illinois-Chicago Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dikembe Dixson 32 29.7 14.2 3.5 0.8 1.2 0.2 2.8
Marcus Ottey 36 27.9 13.8 3.3 1.8 0.9 0.4 1.9
Tarkus Ferguson 27 29.3 10.6 5.5 5.0 1.1 0.9 2.6
Tai Odiase 36 25.2 9.3 5.6 0.2 0.7 3.1 1.0
Godwin Boahen 34 23.2 8.9 2.9 2.1 1.1 0.1 1.6
Dominique Matthews 36 18.7 7.8 1.7 0.7 0.5 0.2 1.1
Jordan Blount 36 24.9 6.8 6.8 2.3 1.1 0.5 2.8
Clint Robinson 34 15.2 4.4 4.1 0.2 0.2 1.1 0.9
Michael Diggins 36 12.9 3.1 2.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.7
Jacob Wiley 26 7.9 1.7 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5
Naradain James 3 8.3 1.0 1.3 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3

2017-2018 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)
Seth Cooper Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Dee Brown Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Player Development (Illinois, 2016 to 2017)
Tony Harvey Assistant Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Garrett Klassy Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Phil Gaul Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Volunteer Assistant Coach (Lewis, 2016 to 2017)
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