Cedrick Hensley
Cedrick  Hensley


Texas City, Texas

High School:
Heritage Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 194




One of the best overall athletes on Houston's roster...explosive scoring threat who can play at either wing positions.

2003-04 (As a Sophomore)
Played in 24 games and made four starts...scored a season-high 11 points against East Tennessee State...netted nine points against DePaul and eight points at UAB...scored six points against TCU and Chicago State...pulled down seven rebounds against UAB and East Tennessee State...grabbed six rebounds versus Rice...registered five boards against Chicago State...grabbed four rebounds against Marquette and UTEP...handed out two assists versus TCU and UAB...recorded two steals against Lamar and one blocked shot against Southern Miss, TCU and Chicago State.

2002-03 (As a Freshman)
Started the final seven games of the season and made 17 starts overall...played in all 28 games...averaged 5.8 points per game...scored in double figures seven times...netted a career-high 16 points against Southern Miss and TCU...led Houston with 14 points against fifth-ranked Louisville...also scored 13 points in his collegiate debut against Prairie View A&M, 11 points at DePaul and 10 points versus UAB and Tulane...grabbed four or more rebounds in each of Houston's 11 final regular season games...pulled down a career-high nine rebounds against Southwest Texas State and had eight rebounds versus Louisiana-Lafayette and Southern Miss...had six rebounds against Louisville and DePaul...led the Cougars with a career-high eight assists against TCU...handed out four assists against Memphis...dished out three assists versus Tulane, Southern Miss and Prairie View A&M...recorded a career-high three steals against San Diego State...had two steals against DePaul, Memphis and Tulane...blocked two shots at UAB and Southwest Texas State.

High School
Attended Heritage Christian Academy in Cleveland, Texas.. averaged 20 points per game as a senior....scored 101 points in a game and averaged 25 points per game as a junior...ranked as one of the top 100 high school recruits in the nation by Hoop Scoop's final rankings...listed among the nation's top 84 high school players by ESPN...was one of the top nine prospects in the state of Texas by Texas Hoops.com...listed among the top 23 prospects nationally by Student Sports, Inc....led Heritage Christian to a 30-8 record as a senior...Heritage Christian also finished in third-place at the Texas Division of the Academy National Invitational High School Tournament with 17 points in a 71-69 victory over Westbury Christian...was nominated as a McDonald's High School All-American....selected to play in the 2002 Annual USA vs. Pennsylvania All-Star Game in Pittsburgh...listed among the standout players at the 2001 Five Star Basketball Camp...was a 2001 First-Team All-State TAPPs selection...earned All-District 23-4A honors as a sophomore at Texas City High School.

Major is computer engineering at UH...born July 18, 1983 in Galveston, Texas...son of Curtis and Karen Henderson of Texas City, Texas...chose to attend Houston after being recruited by Memphis, Arkansas, Texas, Oregon, Oklahoma, Baylor and SMU...hobbies include playing video games.

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