Physically imposing sophomore, capable of playing point guard through power forward ... Started first seven games as true freshman before moving to reserve role ... 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.
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.