Friday's contest at Clive M. Beck Center has the New Mexico State Aggies (16-16) matching up with the UIC Flames (18-15) at 2:30 PM ET (on March 17). Our computer prediction projects a close 60-59 win for New Mexico State, so it should be a competitive matchup.

The Flames are coming off of a 73-57 loss to Northern Iowa in their last game on Friday.

UIC vs. New Mexico State Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2023 at 2:30 PM ET
  • Where: Clive M. Beck Center in Lexington, Kentucky

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UIC vs. New Mexico State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: New Mexico State 60, UIC 59

UIC Schedule Analysis

  • On February 12 versus the Drake Bulldogs, who rank inside the top 50 (No. 41) in our computer rankings, the Flames secured their best win of the season, a 64-52 victory at home.

UIC 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 64-52 at home over Drake (No. 41) on February 12
  • 65-58 at home over Murray State (No. 141) on March 4
  • 62-59 over Austin Peay (No. 158) on November 23
  • 63-55 over Davidson (No. 176) on November 22
  • 52-50 on the road over IUPUI (No. 181) on November 7

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UIC Performance Insights

  • The Flames put up 57.5 points per game (316th in college basketball) while allowing 58.4 per outing (42nd in college basketball). They have a -28 scoring differential.
  • UIC has averaged 2.1 fewer points in MVC action (55.4) than overall (57.5).
  • At home, the Flames score 55.2 points per game. Away, they average 58.6.
  • At home, UIC concedes 55.6 points per game. On the road, it gives up 60.8.
  • The Flames are compiling 60.1 points per game in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 57.5.