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Jo  Lual-Acuil Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Kingsway Christian College

Last College:
Neosho CC

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 225

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

03/06/2017

Men’s Basketball Trio Named AP All-Big 12

Motley, Lecomte and Lual-Acuil Jr. recognized by league’s media

03/05/2017

Four MBB Players Honored By Big 12 Coaches

Motley becomes first unanimous All-Big 12 first team honoree in program history

12/19/2016

Lual-Acuil Jr. Named Big 12 MBB Newcomer of the Week

Junior forward ranks second nationally with 4.18 blocks per game

11/24/2016

No. 20 Bears Advance to Battle 4 Atlantis Final

Johnathan Motley scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half to lead Baylor to victory.

11/15/2016

Baylor, Oregon Postgame Notes

Baylor 66, Oregon 49

03/23/2017

Sweet 16 Practice

Photos from the men's basketball practice on March 23, 2017 prior to the Sweet 16 game against South Carolina.

03/17/2017

Baylor vs. New Mexico State (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball NCAA First Round game against New Mexico State.

02/27/2017

No. 11 Baylor 71, No. 10 West Virginia 62 (USATSI)

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball game against No. 10 West Virginia.

02/18/2017

Baylor vs. Kansas

Feb. 18, 2017

02/11/2017

USATSI Gallery - TCU @ No. 6 Baylor

USATSI Gallery - TCU @ No. 6 Baylor


Skilled JuCo transfer with great length and shot-blocking ability ... Born in South Sudan, moved to Melbourne, Australia as child ... Ranked No. 1 junior college recruit in 2015 class by Mike Mitchell's Midwest Scouting Service and No. 5 nationally by 247Sports.com ... Last name pronounced LOO-ahl ah-CHU-ill.

2015-16 (JUNIOR):
Sat out first season at Baylor for medical reasons ... Granted sixth-year waiver by NCAA, allowing him to compete in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

PRIOR TO BAYLOR:
Played two seasons for head coach Jeremy Coombs at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan. ... Named 2015 Jayhawk Conference Defensive Player of the Year, first-team All-Conference and first-team All-Region ... Averaged 20.1 points, 11.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks while playing all 30 games (29 starts) as sophomore in 2014-15 ... Led team in points (602), rebounds (335), blocks (142) and field goal percentage (.617), ranked second in steals (29) ... Ranked third nationally in blocks (142) and seventh in rebounds per game (11.2) ... Shot .705 on free throws (122-of-173) and .293 from 3-point range (12-of-41) ... Scored in double figures in 26 of 30 games, including 17 games with 20-plus points, and had 20 games with double-digit rebounds ... Recorded triple-double at Allen County (2/11/15) with 29 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks ... Averaged 11.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.8 blocks while playing all 32 games (14 starts) as freshman in 2013-14 ... Shot .560 from field (130-of-232), .321 from 3-point range (9-of-28) and .722 from free-throw line (109-of-151) ... Ranked No. 1 junior college recruit in 2015 class by Mike Mitchell's Midwest Scouting Service and No. 5 nationally by 247Sports.com.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Prepped at Kingsway Christian College in Kingsway, Darch, Western Australia.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Joseph Lual-Acuil Jr. ... Nicknam is Jo ... Last name pronounced LOO-ahl ah-CHU-ill ... Born April 26, 1994, in Wau, South Sudan ... Son of Joseph Acuil and Ayen Mayor ... Father is South Sudan's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management ... HKLS major.


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