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Matchup Edge
NKU Edge in: UIC
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Northern Kentucky at Illinois-Chicago
When: 8:00 PM ET, Friday, February 23, 2018
Where: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Illinois-Chicago Flames are ranked 143 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 45.1% while attempting 58.8 shots per game. The Flames shooting percentages include 72.6% for free throw percentage and 34.2% for three point percentage so far this season.
  • The Northern Kentucky Norse are ranked 36 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 47.8% while attempting 58.3 shots per game. The Norse shooting percentages include 73.2% for free throw percentage and 35.1% for three point percentage so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Illinois-Chicago Flames are 10-5 at home this season, 12-4 against conference opponents, and 5-8 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Flames are averaging 77.5 scoring, and holding teams to 70.9 points scored on defense.
  • The Northern Kentucky Norse are 6-5 while on the road this season, 13-3 against conference opponents, and 7-5 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Norse are averaging 75.4 scoring, and holding teams to 71.0 points scored on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk Home Away Neutral Day Night Conf
Northern Kentucky 20-8 W1 12-2 6-5 2-1 6-2 14-6 13-3
Illinois-Chicago 17-12 W2 10-5 7-7 0-0 4-3 13-9 12-4
Last Meeting
Northern Kentucky Illinois-Chicago
Date Away Home Pts Reb FG% Pts Reb FG%
12/30/17 UIC 51 NKU 86 86 43 42.9 51 32 35.7
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Northern Kentucky D. McDonald 19 41.7 7
Illinois-Chicago M. Ottey 15 38.5 5
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Northern Kentucky D. McDonald 12 5 7
Illinois-Chicago J. Blount 8 3 5
Assists Player  
Northern Kentucky L. Holland II 5
Illinois-Chicago G. Boahen 2
Season
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Northern Kentucky D. McDonald 478 46.8 84
Illinois-Chicago D. Dixson 409 39.0 110
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Northern Kentucky D. McDonald 264 55 209
Illinois-Chicago J. Blount 204 47 157
Assists Player  
Northern Kentucky L. Holland II 128
Illinois-Chicago T. Ferguson 103
Quickchart Matchup
blue bar Northern Kentucky Off vs  red bar Illinois-Chicago Defense
blue bar 76.5 Points For
red bar 73.6 Points Against
blue bar 47.8 FG%
red bar 41.4 FG%
blue bar 33.3 Reb
red bar 33.0 Reb
red bar Illinois-Chicago Off vs  blue bar Northern Kentucky Defense
red bar 74.6 Points For
blue bar 66.6 Points Against
red bar 45.1 FG%
blue bar 41.7 FG%
red bar 34.8 Reb
blue bar 29.9 Reb