Oakland (11-8, 3-3 HL) vs.
BROADCAST: ESPN3, NBC Sports Chicago
ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Oakland men's basketball team will travel to the Windy City to take on UIC Monday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN3. The game can also be heard on WDFN-AM (1130) with Neal Ruhl on the call.
Last time out, Oakland defeated Cleveland State 81-68 at home behind Jalen Hayes' 30 points and 11 rebounds.
INSIDE THE SERIES
> Oakland leads the series 12-1
> The Golden Grizzlies have won four straight over the Flames
> Oakland has never lost a regular season contest to UIC (12-0)
> Monday's contest will feature two of the nation's top shot blockers as Oakland's Isaiah Brock ranks 14th in the NCAA in total blocks (50) and 11th in blocks per game (2.9), and UIC's Tai Odiase ranks ninth in total blocks (54) and 10th in blocks per game (3.0).
> The Golden Grizzlies and Flames are not just the top two shot blocking teams in the Horizon League, but two of the best in the NCAA. Oakland is 15th in the nation in total blocks (103) and UIC is fourth (125). The Flames are also fourth in blocks per game (6.9) while Oakland is 25th (5.4).
> A win on Monday would improve Oakland's league road record to 18-3 since the 2015-16 season.