Cedrick Banks
Cedrick Banks


Chicago, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170



Flames Host Larry Brown and the SMU Mustangs on Wednesday

Contest set for 7 p.m. CT; Comcast SportsNet Chicago to broadcast game


Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase

Barlow equals third-highest total in UIC history, most since 2005


Three-Time All-Horizon League First Team (2003, 2004, 2005)

2005 All-Horizon League Defensive Team

2004 NABC All-District Second Team

2002 All-Horizon League Second Team

2002 All-Horizon League Newcomer Team

2002 Horizon League Tournament MVP

Two-Time Horizon League All-Tournament Team (2002, 2004)

Five-Time Horizon League Player of the Week (1/13/03, 1/26/04, 2/9/04, 12/13/04, 2/28/05)

2004-05 Highlights: All-Horizon League First Team and All-Horizon League Defensive Team honoree...was a two-time Horizon League Player of the Week recipient (12/13, 2/28)...started in all 29 games while leading the Horizon League in minutes played (37.8)...led the league and the team in scoring at 18.7 points per game...finished his career as UIC's all-time leading scorer with 2,097 points...first player in school history to lead the Flames in scoring in all four seasons...was first on the squad in total assists (73) while rating second in steals (36) and fifth in rebounding (4.8 rpg)...owned a pair of double-doubles with 34 points and 11 rebounds at Detroit on Dec. 30th and 23 points and 10 boards at Cleveland State on Feb. 12th...broke the 20-point barrier on 14 occasions, including in each of his last eight contests...scored a career-high 39 points while netting a personal best eight three-pointers versus Wright State on Feb. 23rd...broke the UIC career scoring record with a three-pointer at Butler on Feb. 26th...recorded 23 points and seven rebounds in UIC's one-point loss to then-#3 Georgia Tech on Nov. 22nd.

2003-04 Highlights: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...NABC All-District Second leader in scoring (18.4 ppg)...ranked second in assists (2.0 apg) and fourth in rebounding (3.3 rpg)...ranked third in the Horizon League in scoring while leading the league in three-point shooting (43%)...scored 20 or more points in 16 of his 32 games...broke the UIC single-season record for three-pointers in a season with 90...earned a spot on the Horizon League All-Tournament Team after averaging 18.0 ppg at the event, including a team-high 14 points in the title game versus UW-Milwaukee on March 9th...dropped in a game-high 22 points in UIC's tournament semifinal win at Butler on March 6th...tabbed a team-high 15 points versus Kansas in the NCAA Tournament opening round on March 19th...netted a career-high 36 points, including a career-high six three-pointers versus UW-Green Bay on Jan. 24th...was named Horizon League Player of the Week on Jan. 26th for his efforts versus the Phoenix ...tallied 20 of his team-high 27 points in the second half in a win over UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 5th...was named Horizon League Player of the Week for his efforts versus the Panthers on Feb. 9th...totaled 18 points and eight boards at UWGB on Feb. 18th...tabbed 22 points and seven rebounds in an overtime win at Butler on Jan. 31st...dropped in all of his game-high 22 points in the second half of a win at Loyola on Jan. 26th...totaled 20 of his 22 points in the first half in UIC's win over Illinois State on Dec. 13th...strong all-around game at Texas-San Antonio on Nov. 29th, finishing with 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals...totaled 25 points in UIC's home win over Evansville on Nov. 25th...tabbed 24 of his season-high 26 points in the second half at Evansville on Nov. 21st...also pilfered a career-best six steals versus the Purple Aces...named to the 2003 All-Dell BCA Classic Team after averaging 17.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in three games while guiding UIC to a third-place finish at the event...recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds versus Mercer on Nov. 17th...with his first basket versus Mercer he became the 17th player in UIC history to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau for his career...surpassed the 1,500-point plateau in the second half versus Butler on Feb. 28th.

2002-03 Highlights: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...led UIC in scoring (19.0 ppg) for the second straight season...finished fourth in the Horizon League in scoring...scored 20 or more points in 13 of his 26 games while hitting for 30 points on three occasions...scored in double figures in all but three games, including the last19 contests...ranked third on the team in rebounding (5.0 rpg)...netted a single-season best 55 three-pointers...popped for 33 points, going 5-for-5 from three-point range, at Wright St. on Jan. 29...scored 29 points, including game-winning trey at YSU on Jan. 25...poured in a career-high 35 points, fifth-most in UIC single-game history, while also grabbing seven rebounds in UIC's win over UW-Milwaukee on Jan. 9...named Horizon League Player of the Week on Jan. 13...tabbed 28 points at UWM on Feb. 13...caught fire at Northwestern on Dec. 19, knocking down 12-of-18 shots and five three-pointers for 31 points in the Flames' win...totaled 18 points and a season-high tying nine rebounds and three steals in UIC's loss to Western Michigan in the opening round of the NIT.

2001-02 Highlights: Enjoyed a standout rookie campaign in which he appeared in all 34 games while starting in 29...earned a spot on the 2002 All-Horizon League Second Team and Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...led the Flames in scoring (13.9 ppg) while he ranked third in rebounding (4.6 rpg) and assists (2.0 apg)...averaged a team-high 30.3 minutes played per contest...named the MVP of the 2002 Horizon League Tournament after leading the Flames to the title, averaging 18.0 points and 7.0 rebounds at the championship...was the hero of the title game, splahing in the game-winning jumper with :04 left in UIC's overtime triumph over Loyola...finished the game with a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds...dropped in 11 points in UIC's opening-round game versus #3 Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament...broke double figures in scoring in 24 of UIC's 34 games while topping the 20-point plateau on eight occasions...owned the team lead in double-doubles with three...fell just short of his fourth double-double with a game-high 20 points and nine rebounds in the Flames' Horizon League Tournament quarterfinal win over UW-Milwaukee on March 2...followed that up with 17 points in semifinal triumph over Detroit (3/3)...had a career night versus Loyola on Jan. 17, tallying a double-double with a personal-best 32 points and 10 boards...dropped in 25 points, including a career-best five three-pointers, in 40 minutes of action at Wright State on Feb. 21...scored all of his team-high 20 points in the second half in a win over Loyola on Feb. 16...tallied a game-high 22 points and eight rebounds versus UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 7....posted his third double-double of the year with 12 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds versus Wright State on Jan. 28..scored 24 points in the Flames' win over SMS on Dec. 21...followed that up with a 20-point outing versus Miss. State on Dec. 22 en route to Las Vegas Classic All-Tournament honors...tabbed his first career double-double (13 pts., 11 rebounds) versus Hofstra (Dec. 28.) at the USF Holiday Classic...tabbed 19 points and a team-high five rebounds at Butler on Feb. 23.

2000-01 Highlights: Redshirted his freshman season due to NCAA Initial Eligibility Standards.

Prep/Personal Highlights: Was named the Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year following his senior season after averaging 21.2 ppg and 8.4 rpg and leading Westinghouse to a spot in the state championship game ... also added nearly four steals a game as well as two assists and shot 75.9% at the free throw line ... was a First Team All-State selection by the Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune and the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... garnered USA Today Honorable Mention All-USA Team accolades as well as a spot on Parade Magazine's All-America Fourth Team ... finished fifth in the voting for Illinois' Mr. Basketball ... was also an all-area and All-Public League honoree ... helped the Warriors compile an overall record of 31-2 last season and a final ranking of ninth in the USA Today final poll ... finished up with 22 points and six rebounds in the state championship game against Aurora West ... as a junior, he averaged 18.0 ppg and 8.2 rpg while also adding 3.9 assists, 4.2 steals and 3.1 blocked shots ... tallied a career-high 35 points and also registered 10 rebounds and five assists in a win over Proviso East ... during his four years at Westinghouse, the Warriors compiled a stellar 132-3 (.978) overall record, including a 70-0 mark when he played on the freshman and sophomore teams, and captured four conference championships and three city titles ... was a member of Team Chicago that defeated Team New York in the Wendy's All-Star Shootout in early May 2000 as he tallied 10 points and six rebounds in the win ... born December 16, 1981 ... son of Macy Banks.