Third-year senior will compete for playing time on the wing in 2006-07... Possesses scorer's mentality, capable of putting up big numbers... Coaches acknowledge "things happen when Pat is in the game"... Puts together stretches of great play, though coaches seek more consistency... Career 37.8 percent 3-point percentage ranks sixth all-time on Baylor list... Former junior college transfer, one-time walk-on at University of Mississippi (2002-03).
2005-2006 (Junior): Played in 16 of 17 games as junior, all off the bench, in Baylor's abbreviated season... Sat out overtime win over Kansas State (2-1-06) and played only two minutes at Nebraska (2-4-06) due to a sprained wrist... Averaged 8.3 points (third on team) and 1.8 rebounds for the season... Led team in 3-point field goal shooting, hitting 45.2 percent (19-42)... Twice scored 20-plus points and posted six double-figure scoring games... Scored 20 points on career-best 5-of-6 3-pointers in a season-high 27 minutes vs. Texas (2-21-06)... Hit on 8-of-12 3-pointers in three-game stretch (UT, OU, at A&M) preceding wrist injury... Had season-high five rebounds in win over Missouri (2-7-06) along with nine points... Scored season-high and tied career-high with 22 points in win over Iowa State (2-25-06)... Role on team increased down the stretch, played 24.0 minutes per game over the last five games (averaged 13.6 through first 12 games)... Scored in double-digits in each of final four games (averaged 15.0 during that stretch)... Increased assists total also - one through first 13 games played, six in final three games.
2004-2005 (Sophomore): Played all 28 games, started 18, as redshirt sophomore in first season at Baylor after transferring from Panola College... Started 18 of season's first 19 games at forward, came off bench in final nine games... Averaged 11.1 points and 3.9 rebounds on the season... Led team with 38 steals (1.36 average ranked 14th in Big 12) and was second with 66 assists... Averaged 13.4 points (10-for-22 on 3-pointers) off bench over season's final five games... Shot 41.4 percent (24-58) on 3-pointers in conference games... His 41 offensive boards were second-most on team... Totaled double-digits in scoring in 19 of 28 games... Started 18 of first 19 games, came off bench in seventh game vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore while nursing ankle injury (13 points in 25 minutes)... Scored 16 points and had eight rebounds in Division I debut vs. Hillsdale College (11-22-04)... Recorded a career-best six assists off bench vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore (12-22-04)... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in Baylor's upset victory at Purdue (12-30-04)... Hit a career-best four 3-pointers (4-8) en route to 16 points at Iowa State (2-1-05)... Scored in 27 of 28 games, held scoreless in season-low 13 minutes played vs. Texas (2-19-05)... Scored a career-high 22 points at Kansas State (2-23-05)... Totaled three steals in four different games.
2003-2004 (Redshirt Freshman - Panola College): Averaged 17.6 points and eight rebounds for Panola College as freshman... Selected honorable mention All-Region XIV in 2003-04 after ranking seventh in region in scoring, eighth in rebounding and 15th in 3-point field goal percentage (35.6%).
2002-2003 (True Freshman - Mississippi): Walk-on sat out season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterman at John Jay High School in San Antonio under head coach Romy Vela and assistant Tommy Hines... Averaged 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists and helped lead Mustangs to 29-6 record and Texas state title as a senior in 2001-02... Scored 31 points in state semi-final game... McDonald's All-America nominee.
PERSONAL: Full name is Robert Patrick Fields... Born March 18, 1984... Son of Patricia Fields and Earl Soal... Two younger sisters Patrice and Raven... Majoring in general studies.