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Ishmail  Wainright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Montrose Christian [Md.]

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
G

Experience:
2L

02/06/2016

No. 15 MBB Falls to No. 14 WVU, 80-69

Four Bears scored in double figures in the loss.

01/30/2016

No. 17/18 MBB Takes Down Georgia 83-73

Rico Gathers scores 18 points to lead the Baylor offense.

01/27/2016

No. 17/18 MBB Holds Off Oklahoma State, 69-65

Three players recorded double digits in win over the Cowboys.

01/20/2016

Baylor, Kansas State Postgame Notes

Baylor 79, Kansas State 72

01/20/2016

Baylor, Kansas State Postgame Notes

Baylor 79, Kansas State 72

02/10/2016

No. 21 Baylor vs. Kansas State

Baylor travels to Manhattan to take on the Wildcats.

02/06/2016

No. 15 MBB Falls to West Virginia, 80-69

The Mountaineers began to pull away at the close of the first half.

02/01/2016

Baylor Bears -vs- Texas, 02/10/2016

Baylor Bears -vs- Texas, 02/10/2016

01/30/2016

Baylor Men's Basketball v. Georgia

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01/30/2016

Baylor vs. Georgia

Baylor vs. Georgia January 30, 2016

Physically imposing junior, capable of playing point guard through power forward ... Started first seven games as true freshman before moving to reserve role ... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member ... Consensus top-75 national recruit, ranked as high as No. 28 in 2013 class by ESPN.com ... Highest ranked member of 2013 recruiting class that was ranked No. 13 nationally by ESPN.com.

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (SPRING 2015)

Saw action in 31 games off bench, averaging 1.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 9.6 minutes per game ... Improved free-throw shooting from .500 in freshman season to .720 as sophomore (18-of-25) ... Attempted only three more field goals (28) than free throws (25) ... Only player on team with more rebounds (54) than points (42) ... Posted 24 assists and 1.5 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Had five points, five rebounds and season-high five assists in 20 minutes off bench in season opener vs. McNeese State (11/14), posting career-first 5-5-5 game ... Recorded four points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 10 minutes off bench vs. Texas Southern (12/1) ... Played career-high-tying 23 minutes off bench and had season-high seven points, four assists and two rebounds vs. Huston-Tillotson (1/21) ... Dished out four assists in 11 minutes off bench in win vs. Kansas State (2/21) ... Tied season high with seven points, added career-high six rebounds in 15 minutes off bench in Big 12 Championship win vs. West Virginia (3/12) ... Named to spring 2015 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 ROOKIE TEAM
BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (FALL 2013))

Played in 32 games, making seven starts as only freshman to see action for Bears ... Started season's first seven games before moving to reserve role ... Averaged 1.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 9.1 minutes per game ... Played 13 minutes in season opener vs. Colorado (11/8), posting season-high five rebounds and two assists ... Dished out four assists in 19 minutes vs. South Carolina (11/12) ... Scored three points in each of next four games, combined for 13 rebounds, seven assists and only one turnover in 68 minutes played during that stretch ... Had season-high nine points on 4-of-6 shooting, added six assists and three rebounds in season-high 23 minutes off bench vs. Hardin-Simmons (12/1) ... Played 17 minutes off bench vs. Oral Roberts (12/30), recording season-high seven assists, one turnover and season-high five rebounds ... Had six points, five assists and zero turnovers in 20 minutes off bench vs. Savannah State (1/3) ... Most points in a Big 12 contest came when he posted six points in 14 minutes at Oklahoma (2/8) ... Saw limited action in all three NCAA Tournament games, combining to score three points in four minutes played.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played two seasons for head coach Stu Vetter at Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Md. ... Helped team to 19-5 record as senior in 2012-13 ... Earned 2013 All-MET honors after averaging 8.8 points. 9.1 rebounds and 8.2 assists for Mustangs ... Scored 20 points for Capital team in 40th Capital Classic All-Star Game ... Played against fellow 2013 Baylor signee Al Freeman's Findlay Prep team and scored team-high 21 points ... Began prep career at Raytown (Mo.) South High School, where he averaged 13.6 points and 9.8 rebounds as a sophomore in 2010-11 ... Ranked No. 28 in 2013 recruiting class by ESPN.com, No. 51 by Scout.com, No. 52 by Rivals.com and No. 62 by 247Sports.com.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ishmail Carzell Wainright ... Nickname is "Ish" ... Born Sept. 12, 1994, in Kansas City, Mo. ... Son of Calvin Wainright and Mary Mills ... Sports management major.

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