Milwaukee vs. Illinois-Chicago: Full Game Preview

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Milwaukee vs. Illinois-Chicago: Full Game Preview
Milwaukee
(5-14, 0-9 away)
Illinois-Chicago
(11-8, 8-1 home)
Venue: UIC Pavilion
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Milwaukee P Gulley 15.7 D Harris 5.4 J Aaron 4.3
Illinois-Chicago G Talton 13.1 H Humes 5.7 G Talton 4.3

UIC hosts Milwaukee at UIC Pavilion on Wednesday. It gets started at 8:00 EST and you can catch it on HLN. The Flames are 0-10 against the Panthers over the last four years. They lost 68-55 the last time they played (2/28/2012).

Milwaukee is in 8th place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with 6th place UIC.

The Flames were defeated by Detroit 98-47 on January 19th despite 11 points from Gary Talton. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 13.1 points per game and 4.3 assists per game. For the Panthers, Jordan Aaron put up 13 points and 8 assists in the 75-72 loss to Youngstown State on January 19th. He leads the team in assists with 4.3 per game and steals with 1.3 per game.

Milwaukee StatSmack

  • We make our fans proud. UIC has a better record at home than Milwaukee this season (6-0 vs 4-2).
  • Josh Crittle is ranked 5th in the Horizon in blocks.
  • How does our back look? UIC is ranked higher than Milwaukee in the Horizon (#1 vs #2).
  • At least you keep showing up. UIC has an average margin of victory of 10 over Milwaukee in 20 wins since 1993.
  • UIC has a better scoring defense (57.3 allowed per game vs 70.4 allowed per game) than Milwaukee this season.
  • Hayden Humes is ranked 6th in the Horizon in rebounds and 7th in the Horizon in three-pointers.
  • UIC does a better job contesting shots (38.2% allowed vs 44.5% allowed) than Milwaukee this season.
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 UIC has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Milwaukee (1 vs 0).
  • The UIC assist leader (Gary Talton) has more assists than the Milwaukee assist leader (Jordan Aaron).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. UIC has come back to win after being down at half against Milwaukee 6 times since 1997.
UWM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Paris Gulley 36 16 4 2 1 0 2
C Jordan Aaron 35 14 3 4 1 0 4
D+ D. Harris 24 8 5 0 1 1 2
D James Haarsma 25 7 5 1 1 1 2
D Kyle Kelm 27 7 4 1 0 0 1
D Austin Arians 20 7 3 1 0 0 1
D J.J. Panoske 14 4 3 0 0 1 1
D- Thierno Niang 18 4 3 1 1 0 2
F Ryan Haggerty 13 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Christian Wolf 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Evan Richard 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Mitch Roelke 6 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Q. Gustavson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
UIC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Gary Talton 34 13 4 4 1 0 2
C+ Josh Crittle 28 10 5 2 1 1 2
C+ Hayden Humes 34 11 6 1 1 0 1
C+ Daniel Barnes 31 11 4 1 2 0 1
C Marc Brown 26 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Joey Miller 16 5 1 1 1 0 1
D Will Simonton 14 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Anthony Kelley 10 1 3 1 0 1 1
D Jake Wiegand 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Gabe Snider 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Ahman Fells 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Jay Parker 7 2 1 1 0 0 1
D Ngijol Songolo 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
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