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#2 Adrian Banks
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
High School: Trezevant
Other College: NW Mississippi CC
Experience: Junior College
Adrian Banks bio
Courtesy: ArkansasState
Release: 11/29/2006

2006-07:  Only ASU player to start all 33 games . . . First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Sun Belt Conference Newcomer of the Year . . . Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament . . . Twice Named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 15 and Feb. 26) . . . Cox Classic All-Tournament Team . . . Named the team's Most Valuable Player at the team's spring banquet . . . Broke the school record for points in a season with 695 . . . Became the third player in ASU history to eclipse 600 points in a season . . . Led ASU in scoring with 21.1 points per game . . . Ranked second in the Sun Belt Conference and 12th in the nation in scoring . . . Scored 30 or more points in three games, including a career-high 33 against Troy . . . Posted 20 or more points in 19 games . . . Scored in double figures every game . . . Led ASU in scoring 21 games . . . Scored a team-high 25 points against then-No. 6 Memphis . . . Broke the ASU record for single-season 3's made with 97 to his credit . . . Ranked second in the Sun Belt and 32nd in the nation in three-point field goals made (2.9 per game) . . . .475 three-point FG percentage tied the fourth highest in school history while ranking him first in the conference and sixth in the nation . . . Hit multiple three-point shots in 23 games, including a career-high nine against Troy that tied the school record . . . Averaged 4.4 rebounds per game, the third highest average on the team . . . Led ASU in rebounds five games . . . Posted a career-high nine rebounds twice and grabbed at least six rebounds in 11 outings . . . 29 steals were the third most on the team . . . Led ASU in steals nine games . . . Posted a career-high three steals twice and had multiple steals in six contests . . . Connected on 49 percent of his field goal attempts, the best percentage on the team among the five players that attempted 100 or more shots . . . Led ASU in field goal percentage 15 games . . . Made 73 percent of his free throws, the second best percentage on the team, and ranked 14th in the conference in the stat . . . Led ASU in free throws made 17 games . . . Hit career-high 11 free throws in a game against Western Kentucky in the SBC Tournament.  Made 11-of-11 free throws in the game . . . Posted 63 assists, the fourth most on the team . . . Handed out a career-high six assists in a victory over Florida Atlantic . . . Recorded multiple assists in 18 games . . . Played a career-high 44 minutes against Monmouth in ASU's third game of the season.

2005-06: As a sophomore at Northwest Mississippi Community College, Banks was an All-State and All-Region XXIII selection and Second-Team All-American who led his team to a NJCAA Tournament and a final ranking of second nationally...averaged 19.8 points per game and a 4.3 rebounds per game.

2004-05: Averaged 15 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists for the Rangers...connected on 74-percent of his attempts from the free throw line...part of a Ranger team that finished as the Region XXIII, MACJC, and MACJC-North champions...the Rangers also advanced to the NJCAA Sweet 16 and finished the year ranked seventh in the final poll.

High School: Was an All-State selection, three-time Memphis Best of preps, and three-time All-district performer as a senior at Memphis Trezevant and a two9-time all-Shelby mtro player... averaged 22.8 points per game as a senior, 21.5 as a junior, and 14.8 as a sophomore.

Miscellaneous: Was recruited by Arkansas, Alabama, Arkansas-Little Rock, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Alabama-Birmingham, NcNeese State, Lamar and South Alabama ... was a teammate of fellow ASU signee Shawn Morgan while at NWMCC ... also had offers to play Division 1A football ... son of Arthur and Greta Banks.

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