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Spartans (17-2) pull great escape 
with comeback victory at Providence

JAN. 15: The Great Escape. That's what Marian Catholic pulled off Tuesday, rebounding from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to notch a 53-51 comeback nonconference victory at Providence. Ahron Ulis tallied the game winner with five seconds remaining to complete the furious comeback.

Ulis finished with a game-high 26 points and seven rebounds, while Joe Green chipped in 10 markers. Elijah Jones finished with nine points and 10 rebounds, and Chris White collected six points and five rebounds. Breion Hill added five rebounds, five steals and five blocked shots.

Marian concluded the game on a 12-0 burst to win its 15th contest in the last 16.

Sophs: The young Spartans notched a 54-30 victory over Providence Catholic.

Frosh: Marian's A Squad fell to the Shamrocks, 47-25, while the B Team prevailed over St. Patrick, 30-24.

  

 

Rankings: Southtown #2; Illinois AP #4; Sun-Times #4; NBC-Chicago #5; Tribune #6
Jan. 15
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MARIAN CATHOLIC 7  9 13 24   
-53
at PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC 13 11  16  11   
-51

JAN. 15- MARIAN CATHOLIC 53, PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC 51
    MARIAN-
Green 4-2-10, Ulis (9)-6-26, White 1-4-6, Jones 2-5-9, Hill 1-0-2, Crutcher 0-0-0, Elutilo 0-0-0, Walsh 0-0-0. Totals: 20-17-53.
    PROVIDENCE- Pell (8)-0-18, DiNardi (4)-0-9, Taylor 2-5-9, Alfirevich 1-0-2, Mazrimas 4-3-11, Porto 1-0-2, Ruddy 0-0-0, Geers 0-0-0. Totals: 19-8-51.
   Field goals: Marian 20 of 48, .417; Providence 19 of 33, .576. Free throws: Marian 17 of 21, .809; Providence 8 of 11, .727. Three-point goals: Marian 2 of 15, .133 (Ulis 2); Providence 3 of 7, .429. Fouls: Marian 13, Providence 13.

 

CONGRATS! Alum Tyler Ulis (Kentucky) named SEC Player of the Year. On June 23, 2016, Ulis was the 34th pick in the NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns.

 

Spartan alum and Chicago Bull Tyler Ulis '14 offers a kids camp at Marian on Aug. 12.

 

 


IHSA Class 3A Third Place
 
 
 
 
   
2017-18 Honors

All-ESCC
Malik Tidwell (Jr.), Guard
Ahron Ulis (Soph.), Guard

Southtown All-Area
Malik Tidwell, 2nd Team
Ahron Ulis, Honorable Mention
Mike Taylor, Coach of the Year

IBCA All-State
Malik Tidwell, 2nd Team
Ahron Ulis, Honorable Mention
Mike Taylor, D8 3A Coach of Year

City/Suburban Hoops Report
Marian Catholic, Team of Year