Justin Bowen
Justin Bowen


Chicago, Ill.

High School:

Last College:
Maryland-Eastern Shore

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 210



2006 All-Horizon League Second Team

Horizon League Player of the Week - 11/20/06

2005-06 Highlights: All-Horizon League Second Team honoree...led the Flames in scoring (14.7 ppg), steals (1.3 spg) and field goal percentage (52%) while ranking second on the team in rebounding (6.8 rpg) and free throw percentage (78%)...ranked in the top 10 in the Horizon League in all five of those categories...scored in double-figures in 24 of the Flames' 31 games with seven double-doubles...scored 20-plus points six times...recorded his seventh double-double of the year with a career-high tying 26 points and 10 rebounds versus UWGB on Jan. 28th...originally set his personal best with 26 points and 13 rebounds versus Cleveland St. on Jan. 19th...tabbed 23 points versus Davidson on Dec. 29th...recorded a game-high 21 points and 11 rebounds at Syracuse on Dec. 21st...totaled 20 of his 22 points in the second half while adding 11 rebounds in the team's win at Northwestern on Dec. 14th...recorded 23 points and 10 rebounds at Georgia Southern on Nov. 28th..named the Horizon League Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 20th...earned All-Tournament Team honors at the BP Top of the World Classic, averaging 14.3 ppg and 7.3 rpg at the event.

2004-05 Highlights: Saw action in 28 games, earning the starting nod on 17 occasions...averaged single-season bests of 7.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while shooting 51% from the field...ranked 12th in the Horizon League and third on the team in rebounding...scored in double figures on 11 occasions...led UIC with 12 blocked shots...tabbed a pair of double-doubles during the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds against South Dakota State on Nov. 27th and 15 points and 11 rebounds versus Saginaw Valley State on Dec. 23rd...recorded a career-high 18 points on a pair of occasions - vs. South Dakota St. (11/27) and Georgia Southern (2/19)...went for 15 points and eight rebounds at Cleveland State on Feb. 12th...tallied 12 points, going 6-for-8 from the field, in UIC's season-ending loss to Loyola on March 4th at the Horizon League Tournament.

2003-04 Highlights: Started in 15 games as a sophomore...Flames went 13-2 when he earned the starting nod...averaged 4.2 ppg and 2.9 rpg...grabbed a career-best seven rebounds while scoring nine points in the Flames' Horizon League Tournament semifinal win over Butler on March 6th...came back with eight points and three rebounds in title game triumph over UW-Milwaukee on March 9th...totaled eight points versus Kansas in the NCAA Tournament first round on March 19th...scored eight points versus UNC Wilmington on Feb. 21st...totaled two points and five rebounds at Youngstown State on Feb. 12th...tallied nine points and five rebounds in a win at Loyola on Jan. 26th...earned his second straight start and tallied a career-high 13 points and three assists while adding four rebounds in the Flames' win over Youngstown State on Jan. 5th...recorded five points, three assists and six rebounds in a starting role versus UW-Green Bay on Jan. 24th...made his first career start versus Detroit on Jan. 3rd, tabbing six points and a season-high tying four rebounds versus the Titans...tabbed nine points at UW-Milwaukee on Dec. 23rd...scored six points, snagged two rebounds and tied a season-high with two steals versus #20 Illinois on Dec. 30th.

2002-03 Highlights: Sat out the season per NCAA Transfer Guidelines, retaining three years of eligibility.

Prior to UIC: Played in 28 games in his lone season at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore...averaged 7.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, which was second best on the team.

Prep/Personal: Four-Year letterwinner at Marshall High School in Chicago, Ill...averaged 21.5 points and 10 rebounds per game as senior, leading the Commandoes to a 29-4 record...earned All-Public League Second-Team and third-team All-State accolades after his final prep campaign...averaged 18.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg as a junior...was also a four-year letterwinner and three-year captain on the Marshall volleyball team...senior class president and peer mediator...son of Sandra E. Whitehead and William Bowen...born May 26, 1983...majoring in Business Management/Marketing.


Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2003-04 31-15 483/15.6 52-104 .500 0-1 .000 25-40 .625 33-58 91 2.9 43-0 19 21 6 18 129/4.2 2004-05 28-17 668/23.9 89-176 .506 0-6 .000 39-59 .661 62-88 150 5.4 75-2 32 35 12 25 217/7.8 2005-06 31-30 1003/32.4 182-347 .524 9-27 .333 82-105 .781 77-134 211 6.8 83-3 32 47 20 40 455/14.7 TOTAL 90-62 2154/23.9 323-627 .515 9-34 .265 146-204 .716 172-280 452 5.0 201-5 83 103 38 83 801/8.9