Illinois-Chicago Flames Basketball Tickets
Team: Illinois-Chicago Flames
Conference: NCAA Horizon League
Home Court: Credit Union 1 Arena
Head Coach: Steve McClain
All-Time Leading Players: B.J. Stith, Mark Miller, Gregory Olsen, Alex Loughton, Chris Gatling
Illinois-Chicago Flames Basketball TicketsThe University of Illinois at Chicago is located in the heart of Chicago, just west of the loop. The Flames basketball team has been hitting the courts since 1947 under the expertise of head coach Leo Gedvilas. Since then, the Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball team has appeared three times in the NCAA Tournament, once in the NIT, once in the CBI and twice in the CIT. Currently, under the coaching of Steve McClain, the Flames hold one conference title from both the Horizon League and the Summit League Regular Season Championships as well as two Horizon League Tournament championship titles. Two Flames basketball players won the Horizon League Player of the Year awards: Mark Miller in 1998 and Sherell Ford in 1995. The Flames basketball team's homecourt is at the Credit Union 1 Arena. With a talented roster this year, the Flames basketball team already has its eyes on the postseason. Grab your tickets to all of the Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball team's home and away games today at StubHub.
What is game day at the Credit Union 1 Arena like?The Credit Union 1 Arena, formerly the UIC Pavilion, is located in the heart of Chicago right off the I-290/I-90 junction. The Credit Union 1 Arena holds up to 10,000 people, including accessible seating. During the game, keep an eye out for the mascot, Sparky Jr. He is a fire-breathing red dragon who delights UIC Flames' fans.
Who are the coaches for the Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball team?Steve McClain became the Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball head coach in 2015. The Flames only won five games in his first season coaching, but the squad made it all the way to the CBI finals by the end of his second year. Formerly, he served as head coach for the Wyoming Cowboys and as associate head coach and assistant coach for the Indiana Hoosiers. He has three assistant coaches at UIC: Dee Brown, Rod Clark and Tony Harvey.
What is the Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball schedule like?You can catch the Flames basketball team in action when it takes to the court against teams like the Memphis Tigers, the Ball State Cardinals and the Bradley Braves. You can also catch the Flames competing against other Horizon League teams like the Green Bay Phoenix, the IUPUI Jaguars and the Detroit Mercy Titans.
How much are tickets for Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball games?You can find seats for Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball games at StubHub. Ticket prices will vary depending on seat location, the opponents and whether it is a regular-season or a playoff game. Get tickets to your preferred games and seating at StubHub today.
Who are some notable players from Illinois-Chicago Flames basketball?There are quite a few UIC Hall of Famers from the Flames basketball program, including Daryl Rice, Bill Merchantz and Gregory Olsen. Daryl Rice is known for giving 100% for every game and was an integral part of the transition from Division II to Division I. Bill Merchantz was the first person to receive an athletic scholarship to UIC, and he set a record for making 36 consecutive free throws. That record stood for 20 years. For four seasons, Gregory Olsen started every game, and by the time he left UIC, he was a career scoring leader with 1,629 points. A few other former Flames basketball players went on to play for the NBA, including Sherrell Ford, Andre Moore, Ivan Daniels and Dave Williams.
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