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Johnathan  Motley

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
North Shore HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
F

Experience:
2L

03/17/2016

No. 5 Seed MBB Falls To Yale, 79-75

Taurean Prince led Baylor (22-12) with 28 points.

03/15/2016

No. 5 Seed MBB Takes On No. 12 Seed Yale in First Round

Baylor and Yale will be meeting for the first time.

03/10/2016

No. 22 MBB Rolls Past No. 23 Texas in Big 12 Quarterfinals

Taurean Prince scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.

03/07/2016

Three MBB Players Named AP All-Big 12

Prince and Gathers on second team, Medford honorable mention

02/27/2016

No. 19 MBB Dominates Inside in 86-71 Win Over TCU

Baylor outrebounded TCU, 45-21, Saturday night.

03/17/2016

Baylor Men's Basketball NCAA First Round Game

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03/17/2016

No. 12 Yale vs No. 5 Baylor

No. 12 Yale vs No. 5 Baylor

03/13/2016

Baylor Men's Basketball - Selection Show

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03/11/2016

No. 22 MBB vs. No. 1 Kansas

No. 22 MBB vs. No. 1 Kansas Big 12 Tournament

03/10/2016

No. 22 MBB, 75 vs. No. 23 Texas , 61

No. 22 Baylor beats No. 23 Texas 75-61 in Big 12 tournament

Long, athletic forward with wealth of potential ... Started all 34 games as redshirt freshman in 2014-15, led team with 46 blocks ... Top-100 national recruit, member of Bears' 2013 signing class that was ranked No. 13 nationally by ESPN.com.

2014-15 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK (DEC. 29)

Started all 34 games, averaging 7.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 21.5 minutes per game ... Led team in blocks (46) and had more offensive rebounds (75) than defensive boards (68) ... Finished sixth in Big 12 Conference with 46 blocks and ninth in league in offensive rebounds per game (2.2) ... Scored in double figures eight times and Baylor went 7-1 in those games ... Made collegiate debut with 10 points and four rebounds in 26 minutes vs. McNeese State (11/14) ... Followed with 17 points and five boards in 33 minutes of four-point victory at South Carolina (11/18) ... Started streak of season-best three games scoring in double-digits with career-first double-double, posting 22 points and 11 rebounds in 23 minutes of win vs. Texas A&M (12/9) ... Had career-best eight offensive rebounds, while TAMU had only one offensive board as a team ... Followed with 16 points, five rebounds and five blocks in 27 minutes vs. New Mexico State (12/17) ... Earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors after posting 19 points, six blocks and five rebounds in 29 minutes vs. Southern (12/22) ... Had four blocks in 18 minutes vs. Norfolk State (12/30), giving him 15 blocks over a three-game stretch, quadrupling season blocks total after recording five blocks in nine previous games ... Scored career-high 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting in Big 12 opener at Oklahoma (1/3) ... Posted 14 points, seven boards, career-best four assists and two blocks in 25 minutes of win vs. Iowa State (1/14) ... Contributed 13 points in 25 minutes of win vs. Texas (1/31) ... Had nine points and five rebounds in only 17 minutes of Big 12 Championship win vs. West Virginia (3/12) ... Played 19 minutes in NCAA Tournament game vs. Georgia State (3/19), posting six points and four boards.

2013-14 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Sat out first season at Baylor, redshirted to retain eligibility ... Practiced against NBA-caliber big men in Cory Jefferson, Isaiah Austin and Rico Gathers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach David Green at Houston's North Shore High School ... Helped team to 30-5 record as senior in 2012-13 and 32-4 mark in 2011-12 junior season, winning back-to-back 5A District 21 championships ... Earned 2013 TABC Class 5A All-State honors after averaging 17.3 points and 10.9 rebounds per game as senior ... Named District 21 MVP in both junior and senior seasons ... Three-time first-team All-District 21 honoree ... Selected to 2013 TABC All-Star Game ... Posted 18 points and career-best 20 rebounds in 63-59 win vs. Spring ... Had career-high 33 points and 13 rebounds in 55-53 win over Fort Bend Hightower.

PERSONAL
Full name is Johnathan Landus Motley ... Born May 4, 1995, in Houston ... Son of Willie Motley ... Engineering major.

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