CAREER NOTES: Has played in 13 games over three seasons with the Crimson Tide ... earned Academic All-SEC honors (2007 and 2008) ... graduated in August, 2008, with a degree in psychology and criminal justice...joined former teammate Richard Hendrix as the first basketball players in Alabama history to graduate within three years ... is currently enrolled in the masters of business administration (MBA) program pursuing dual graduate degrees in business and pre-law.
2008-09 (JUNIOR:) Played in six games with seven total points ... appeared in back-to-back games against Arkansas and Mississippi ... made his first career SEC appearance against Arkansas ... scored three points in home win over Arkansas ... made a three-pointer as time expired against Quincy ... an Academic All-SEC honoree.
2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Played in three games (Nicholls State, Iowa State and George Washington)...scored two points against GW...shot 1-for-4 from the field and was 0-for-2 at the free-throw line for the season...an Academic All-SEC honoree for the second straight season.
2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Played in four games (Texas Southern, Alabama State, Coppin State, Lipscomb)...scored four points and had one rebound on the season, all in five minutes of action against Coppin State...shot 2-for-2 from the field for the year...also had one assist and one turnover...an Academic All-SEC honoree..
2005-06 (REDSHIRT): Practiced with the team but did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis, Ind. ...was one of the top prep players in Indianapolis as a junior before a wrist injury sidelined him for the balance of his senior season...as a junior in 2003-04, Cage averaged 15 points and seven rebounds per game...was Regional Most Valuable Player as a junior in 2003-04...an All-City selection in 2004...named one of the Top 100 Underclassmen by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) in 2004...a "Rising Star of the Year" by the Indianapolis News in 2004...a nominee for the McDonald's All-American Game prior to his senior season...an Indiana East/West All-Star in 2004...IBCA Academic All-State...also competed in track, earning Academic All-State...a National Merit Scholar ... born June 24, 1986, in Houston, Texas...son of Keith Cage and Vickie Bastnagel...has three brothers, Dan Cage, Ramiro Bastnagel, and Alex Bastnagel, and two sisters, Brittany Bastnagel and Mia Bastnagel...brother, Dan, played basketball at Vanderbilt (2003-07) and is currently playing professionally in Germany ... graduated in Aug., 2008, with a degree in psychology and criminal justice...joined former teammate Richard Hendrix as the first basketball players in Alabama history to graduate within three years ... is currently enrolled in the masters of business administration (MBA) program pursuing dual graduate degrees in business and pre-law.