Illinois-Chicago vs. Green Bay: Full Game Preview

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Illinois-Chicago vs. Green Bay: Full Game Preview
Illinois-Chicago
(17-14, 5-10 away)
Green Bay
(17-14, 12-4 home)
Venue: Athletics-Recreation Center
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, March 08, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Illinois-Chicago G Talton 12.5 J Crittle 5.3 G Talton 4.3
Green Bay K Sykes 15.4 J Fouse 7.7 K Sykes 4.2

Green Bay meets UIC in the second round of the Horizon Tournament at Athletics-Recreation Center on Friday. It gets started at 8:30 p.m. EST and it can be seen on Horizon League Network. The Phoenix lost to the Flames 60-57 on Jan. 31 and are 7-3 against them over the last four years.

In a 62-46 triumph over Milwaukee on Mar. 5, Alec Brown put up 18 points and six rebounds for the Phoenix. On top of a team-high 1.8 blocks per game, he also scores 13.7 points per game. For the Flames, Josh Crittle finished with 20 points and six rebounds in the 82-59 blowout of Cleveland State on Mar. 5. With 5.3 rebounds per game and 0.9 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

UIC StatSmack

  • The Green Bay basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than UIC (82 percent vs. 43 percent).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Green Bay currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (941 to 921) than UIC, per the NCAA.
  • Jordan Fouse is ranked 1st in the Horizon in rebounds, 1st in the Horizon in steals, and 3rd in the Horizon in blocks.
  • Green Bay allows fewer rebounds (30.5 allowed per game vs. 35.5 allowed per game) than UIC this season.
  • The Green Bay steals leader (Jordan Fouse, 55 steals) has more steals than the UIC steals leader (Gary Talton, 46 steals).
  • The Green Bay rebounding leader (Jordan Fouse, 239 rebounds) has more rebounds than the UIC rebounding leader (Josh Crittle, 165 rebounds).
  • Alec Brown is ranked 8th in the Horizon in points, 5th in the Horizon in rebounds, and 2nd in the Horizon in blocks.
  • Green Bay is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Green Bay is 206 lbs compared to 198 lbs for UIC.
  • Green Bay has a better conference record than UIC this season (10-6 vs. 7-9).
  • The Green Bay blocks leader (Alec Brown, 57 blocks) has more blocks than the UIC blocks leader (Josh Crittle, 27 blocks).
  • Green Bay has more wins over the last 5 years than UIC (105 vs. 74).
UIC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Gary Talton 0 13 4 4 2 0 3
C+ Daniel Barnes 31 12 4 1 2 0 1
C+ Josh Crittle 27 10 5 2 1 1 2
C Hayden Humes 0 10 5 1 1 0 1
C- Marc Brown 25 6 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Anthony Kelley 17 4 3 1 0 0 1
D Joey Miller 15 4 1 1 1 0 1
D Will Simonton 13 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Jake Wiegand 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Jay Parker 7 1 1 1 0 0 1
D Ahman Fells 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Gabe Snider 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Ngijol Songolo 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
GB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Keifer Sykes 0 15 3 4 1 0 3
C+ Alec Brown 30 14 6 1 1 2 3
C+ Jordan Fouse 29 7 8 2 2 1 2
C Brennan Cougill 23 9 6 2 1 1 2
C- Greg Mays 20 7 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Kam Cerroni 21 6 1 1 0 0 1
D+ Sultan Muhammad 22 6 2 1 0 0 1
D Cole Stefan 15 4 1 1 1 0 1
D Carrington Love 16 3 1 1 1 0 1
D Daniel Turner 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
D- Nick Arenz 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
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