Redshirt freshman combo guard, sat out 2013-14 season after suffering preseason wrist injury ... Consensus top-100 national recruit, ranked as high as No. 62 nationally in 2013 class by Scout.com ... Late addition to recruiting class, originally signing NLI with UCLA, but was released after Bruins made coaching change ... Uncle, Arturo Freeman, played six seasons in NFL as defensive back with Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots ... Nickname is "Al."
2013-14 (TRUE FRESHMAN) Sat out first season at Baylor after suffering wrist injury, redshirted to retain eligibility.
HIGH SCHOOL Played senior season for head coach Todd Simon at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev. ... Helped Pilots to 35-1 record and No. 3 national ranking in USA Today Super 25 ... Transferred to Findlay Prep from Olympic High School in Charlotte, N.C. ... Averaged 17.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game as junior at Olympic in 2011-12 ... Helped Trojans to 28-2 record and second straight North Carolina 4A Western regional tournament ... Ranked nation's No. 62 recruit in 2013 class by Scout.com, No. 72 by ESPN.com, No. 81 by Rivals.com and No. 85 by 247Sports.com.
PERSONAL Full name is Allerik Juwan Freeman ... Born Oct. 30, 1994, in Norfolk, Va. ... Son of Van Freeman and Beth Rem ... Father player basketball at Claflin College ... Uncle, Arturo Freeman, played six seasons in NFL as defensive back for Miami Dolphins (2000-04) and New England Patriots (2005) after college career at South Carolina ... Medical humanities major.