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Recruiting haul

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UIC coach Steve McClain recently scored some big commitments.

UIC received three commitments, including 3-star point guard Marcus Ottey, who pledged on the second weekend of April. Whoosh! spoke with Ottey, who shared his reasons for selecting the Flames over several high-major offers. The Flames also picked up verbals from 3-star point guard Godwin Boahen and JUCO forward Kyle Guice. For more details, plus news of transfers and academic honors, click "News" on the left side of the page.

NEXT GAME: 2016-17 season.

For a photo gallery of Kenny Williams' No. 11 retirement ceremony from Feb. 19, 2016, click here.

UIC coach Steve McClain and his staff made huge waves as the Flames signed three players for the Class of 2016, led by highly-regarded recruit K.J. Santos. For the story, click here.

New UIC coach Steve McClain sat down for an exclusive Q&A where he discusses his recruiting philosophy, his ambitious goals, how this year's squad shapes up and much more. For the complete conversation, click here.

Also for updates on the coaching staff, recruiting, roster news and schedule tidbits, click here.


For news from past seasons, including games, plus items from the 2004 NCAA tournament team, click on "Archives" on the left side of the page.

For photos from the 2010 UIC Senior Day, click here.

For a group photo from the 2010 Alumni Game, which took place on Saturday, Feb. 6 with many former Flames greats, click here.

In case you missed it, the special interview and story with former Flames baseball star and current New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson and his one-time aspirations to walk on the UIC basketball team, click here.