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Cree Nix
Cree Nix

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Greater Atlanta Christian School

Last College:
Lipscomb

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward


05/22/2012

Twenty-Nine UIC Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

Eleven UIC programs represented with graduates

03/02/2012

Senior Day Saturday Against #11/11 Green Bay

Bailey, Green, Strickland and Nix to be honored before tip

02/24/2012

Women's Basketball Welcomes City-Rival Loyola on Saturday

Flames to wear pink uniforms in Play 4Kay event

02/11/2012

Bailey and Green Become Highest Scoring Duo in 72-50 Rout Over CSU

Five UIC players record double-digit scoring figures

12/31/2011

Flames Down Milwaukee, 67-41; Largest Win in Nearly Four Years

Bailey collects her sixth double-double of the season

Cree Nix Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

AS A SENIOR (2011-12): Appeared in 25 games and started 10...ranked fourth on the team in rebounds, corralling 107 boards while averaging 4.3 per game...averaged 19.2 minutes per game and 3.8 ppg...grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds against Eastern Illinois at home on Dec. 19...posted four double-digit scoring performances, including a season-high 15 in her season-opener against Central Methodist on Nov. 25...notched 14 points, seven boards and tied a career-high six field goals at home against Indiana State on Dec. 2...tallied a career-high four steals at Butler on Feb. 18, while grabbing 10 boards.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11): Appeared in 23 games, making five starts, in her first season at UIC ... averaged 5.3 points per game and ranked tied for second on the team with 4.9 rebounds per contest ... collected a season-high two blocks on March 3 at Youngstown State ... had a team-high seven rebounds off the bench on Feb. 10 against Green Bay ... one of three Flames in double figures with 10 points in a win over Valparaiso on Jan. 20 ... corralled season-high 10 rebounds in two straight games (1/2 vs. Youngstown State and 1/8 at Loyola) ... handed out a season-high four assists at Eastern Michigan on Dec. 23 ... scored a career-high 20 points on Dec. 21 in a win against Bradley ... made UIC debut on Dec. 11 at Eastern Illinois.

PRIOR TO UIC: Nix played two seasons at Lipscomb University from 2007-09 ... as a sophomore, led the Lady Bisons in rebounding and blocked shots ... ranked fifth in the Atlantic Sun Conference in rebounding (7.5 rpg) and ninth in blocked shots (0.8 bpg) ... corralled a career-high 15 rebounds on Feb. 28, 2009 at North Florida ... scored a season-high 17 points and collected 13 rebounds on Jan. 15, 2009 at USC Upstate ... as a freshman, scored 14 points on four occasions ... had a season-high nine rebounds against USC Upstate on Jan. 21, 2008 ... also played season-high 24 minutes in that game ... appeared in 28 games, starting two.

PREP AND PERSONAL: All-state performer at Greater Atlanta Christian (Ga.) ... named to the GACA AA North All-State Team ... Second Team selection on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's AA All-State Team ... Helped guide Greater Atlanta Christian to the GACA AA State Championship her senior season ... also a member of the GACA State Championship Team in track and a member of two second place state teams ... named AA All-State in the 300 hurdles ... greatest athletic thrill to date is assisting her basketball team to a State Championship during her senior season ... born June 17, 1989 ... daughter of Shawn and Dyron Nix ... has one brother, Dyron Jr. ... father Dyron played basketball for the University of Tennessee and was drafted by the old Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 1989 NBA draft ... mother Shawn ran track at Tennessee ... currently enrolled as a communications major.

CAREER HIGHS: (UIC only)
Minutes: 37 vs. Bradley (12/21/10)
Points: 20 vs. Bradley (12/21/10)
Rebounds: 15 vs. Eastern Illinois (12/19/11)
Assists: 4 at Eastern Michigan (12/23/10)
Steals: 4 at Butler (2/18/12)
Blocks:3 at Northern Illinois (12/14/11)
FG: 6 (twice) last vs.Indiana State (12/2/11)
FG Att.: 13 at Eastern Michigan (12/23/10)
3PT FG Made: N/A
3PT FG Att.: 1 vs. Illinois State (11/28/11)
FT Made: 8 vs. Bradley (12/21/10)
FT Att.: 8 vs. Bradley (12/21/10)

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