2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames

2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
20 Jamie Ahale Sr GF 6-5 205 Mar 6, 1999 Melbourne Australia Box Hill High School
14 Brad Bowditch Fr G 6-0 180 - Milton (WI) United States IMG Academy
23 Braelen Bridges Jr F 6-10 225 Mar 9, 1999 McDonough (GA) United States Union Grove High School
13 Demetrius Calip II Fr G 6-4 160 - Van Nuys (CA) United States William Howard Taft High School
1 Maurice Commander Jr G 6-0 170 - Chicago (IL) United States Curie Metropolitan High School
2 Michael Diggins Sr F 6-8 195 Jan 11, 1998 Las Vegas (NV) United States Durango High School
10 Deon Ejim So F 6-6 235 Aug 18, 1999 Toronto Canada The RISE Centre Academy
35 Zion Griffin Jr F 6-6 215 Jun 30, 2000 Chicago (IL) United States Hinsdale South High School
22 Rob Howard, Jr. Sr F 6-8 230 Oct 19, 1997 Gary (IN) United States Michigan City High School
5 Jalen Johnson Jr G 6-1 180 Dec 30, 1999 Hopkinsville (KY) United States Hopkinsville High School
4 Teyvion Kirk Jr G 6-4 185 Mar 7, 1999 Joliet (IL) United States Joliet West High School
25 Treavon Martin Jr F 6-8 210 - Chicago (IL) United States Curie Metropolitan High School
21 RayQuawndis Mitchell Jr G 6-5 200 - Blaine (MN) United States Blaine High School
0 Brian Taylor So F 6-6 200 Sep 4, 2001 Detroit (MI) United States Detroit Edison Public Academy
3 Jacob Wiley Sr F 6-7 210 Sep 16, 1998 Houston (TX) United States Sam Houston High School
15 Griffin Yaklich Fr GF 6-6 N/A - Saline (MI) United States Saline High School

Recent Illinois-Chicago Flames History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 9-13 (6-10) 10th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2019-2020 18-17 (10-8) 4th (Horizon) Runner Up N/A
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

2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
RayQuawndis Mitchell Horizon League Player of the Week (Nov 30, 2020)

2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Commander T. Kirk J. Ahale R. Howard, Jr. M. Diggins
Rotation R. Mitchell   Z. Griffin B. Bridges  
Lim PT   J. Johnson J. Wiley D. Ejim  
Lim PT   D. Calip II G. Yaklich    
Lim PT   B. Bowditch B. Taylor    
Lim PT     T. Martin    

2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Teyvion Kirk 22 33.4 14.2 6.8 5.6 1.0 0.4 4.3
Michael Diggins 22 31.1 10.8 5.9 2.1 0.6 0.8 1.8
Maurice Commander 15 32.3 10.5 2.2 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.3
Braelen Bridges 18 19.1 9.9 4.8 1.1 0.3 0.2 1.9
Rob Howard, Jr. 18 20.3 8.7 4.4 0.6 0.3 0.8 1.6
RayQuawndis Mitchell 16 28.4 8.3 2.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 1.1
Zion Griffin 10 26.1 7.3 3.2 1.7 0.0 0.2 1.2
Jamie Ahale 22 30.8 6.7 2.8 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.5
Brian Taylor 15 13.1 3.1 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.6
Jacob Wiley 16 9.1 1.9 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.6
Deon Ejim 11 6.1 1.1 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2
Griffin Yaklich 7 4.4 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
Brad Bowditch 2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Treavon Martin 1 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Demetrius Calip II 2 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Illinois-Chicago Flames Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Luke Yaklich Head Coach 2020-2021 Associate Head Coach (Texas, 2019 to 2020)
Dee Brown Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Player Development (Illinois, 2016 to 2017)
Brock Erickson Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Associate Head Coach (Bryant, 2018 to 2020)
Will Veasley Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (North Dakota State, 2016 to 2020)
Khyle Marshall Director of Scouting 2020-2021 Graduate Assistant (Dayton, 2019 to 2020)
Michael Lipitz Athletic Director 2020-2021 N/A
Dan Ryan Director of Player Personnel 2020-2021 N/A
Kyle Drennan Director of Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Head Coach (McCook CC, 2019 to )
Gabe Derman Director of Player Development 2019-2020 N/A
Nick Zostautas Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2010-2011 N/A
Jenny Wilmres Assistant Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Jacksonville State, 2014 to 2018)
Dan Wallace Director of Communications 2020-2021 Communications Assistant (Frostburg State, 2016 to 2018)