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Banyard Nick

Player Profile

BirthDate 1994/02/16
Height 6.8''
Country USA
Available YES
College UCF
Passport Import Players
Role Power Forward
Role Center
Banyard Nick
Banyard Nick

Banyard Nick


Nick Banyard is a strong and athletic active player whose high energy and skillset helps, contribute to a winning environment…His Versatile game allows him to score in the post with his back to the basket moves but he also can knock down open shoots from mid and long range...has a good shooting mechanics. A fearless rebounder on both ends...Plays with a high motor and impressive physicality. A very committed defender, Nick isn´t afraid to do the "dirty work" for a team but also has skills to dominate his opponents

2011-2012: Flower Mound, TX / Edward S. Marcus High School
2012-2013: University of New Mexico (NCAA): 30 games: 0.9ppg, 1.4rpg
2013-2014: University of New Mexico (NCAA): 24 games: 1.7ppg, 1.6rpg
2014-2015: Illinois State (NCAA), sat out due to NCAA transfer rules
2015-2016: Illinois State (NCAA): 31 games: 5.1ppg, 4.4rpg, FGP: 45.0%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 45.0%
2016-2017: Central Florida (NCAA): 36 games: 6.2ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.6apg, FGP: 41.7%, 3PT: 47.1%, FT: 58.3%; eligible to play immediately since graduated from Illinois State.
2017-2018: Aomori Watts (Japan-B League D2): 17 games: 8.3ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.8apg, 2FGP: 45.3%, 3FGP: 26.0%, FT: 53.8%, in Apr.`18 moved to Rayos de Hermosillo (Mexico-CIBACOPA): 9 games: 12.9ppg, 6.8rpg, 1.1apg, FGP: 55.7%, 3PT: 38.5%, FT: 68.4%, left shortly
2019: NW Tasmania Thunder (Australia-NBL1, starting five): 16 games: 17.6ppg, 8.9rpg, 2.9apg, FGP: 46.6%, 3PT: 21.7%, FT: 66.7%
2019-2020: Ovarense Dolce Vita (Portugal-LPB): 7 games: 11.0ppg, 5.7rpg, 2FGP: 53.2%, 3FGP: 14.3%, FT: 42.1%, in Jan.'20 moved to UU-Korihait Uusikaupunki (Finland-Korisliiga, starting five): 10 games: 7.9ppg, 6.4rpg, FGP: 39.7%, 3PT: 20.0%, FT: 75.0%
2020-2021: AMIB (Morocco-D1, starting five)
2021: GIE Maile Matrix (UBA): United Cup: 4 games: 12.5ppg, Reb-4(9.0rpg), 1.3spg
2021-2022: KB Rahoveci (Kosovo-Superliga, starting five): 6 games: 21.2ppg, 11.7rpg, 1.2apg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 53.5%, 3PT: 16.7%, FT: 64.3%; Liga Unike: 2 games: 21.5ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.0apg, 1.0bpg, in Nov.'21 moved to Anorthosis Ammohostou (Cyprus-OPAP Basket League, starting five): 15 games: 15.0ppg, 7.9rpg, 2.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 56.7%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 51.0%
2022: Sweet Home Alabama (The Basketball Tournament): 1 game: 2pts
2022-2023: Kocaeli BSB Kagitspor (Turkey-TBL, starting five): 24 games: 16.5ppg, 8.6rpg, 1.4apg, 0.4spg, FGP: 50.6%, 3PT:33.3%, FT:57.0%
2023-2024: Sopron KC (Hungary-A Division): 7 games: 7.7ppg, 6.0rpg, 2FGP: 37.0%, FT: 57.1%, in Feb.'24 moved to Ciclista Olimpico de La Banda (Argentina-La Liga, starting five): 9 games: 6.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 0.8apg, 0.2spg, FGP: 54.5%, 3PT:0.0%, FT:44.8%


HS Second Team All-District 8-5A -2011
HS Second Team All-State -2012
HS All-District Team -2012
HS Texas 5A state title -2011, 12
MWC Regular Season Champion -2013
MWC Regular Season Runner-Up -2014
MWC Tournament Winner -2013, 14
MVC All-Bench Team -2016
MVC Regular Season Co-Runner-Up -2016
NIT Final Four -2017
AAC Tournament Semifinals -2017
UBA Southern Conference Champion -2021
Latinbasket.com All-United Cup Second Team -2021
United Cup Superior Champion -2022
Kosovan SuperLiga -2022 (Player of the Week Rd.2)
Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TBL Honorable Mention -2023
Argentinian LNB Torneo Super 20 Finalist -2024



BOXSCORE: https://www.eurobasket.com/boxScores/Hungary/2023/1104_636_1192.aspx

Kauhajoki - Korihait 92-76 Date: February 5, 2020

Banyard Nick #54
Points: 18 2FG: 7-9 Free Throws: 4-5 Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Ranking: 24.0


Ovarense - Terceira 91-57 Date: November 3, 2019

Banyard Nick #0 black
Minutes: 20

Points: 18 2FG: 8-13 Free Throws: 2-3 Rebounds: Steals: Ranking: 19.0





UCONN vs. UCF (NCAA D1 – USA) #14 White