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Johnathan  Motley

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
North Shore HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

01/30/2016

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

Rico Gathers scores 18 points to lead the Baylor offense.

01/20/2016

No. 13 MBB Defeats Kansas State, 79-72, in 2OT

Al Freeman scores all 11 of his points after regulation

01/13/2016

Maston Leads No. 22 MBB Past TCU, 82-54

Three players recorded double-digits in win over the Horned Frogs.

01/09/2016

No. 25 MBB Knocks Off No. 13/14 Iowa State, 94-89

Three Bears record double-doubles in road victory.

12/29/2015

No. 23/21 MBB Cruises Past Texas Southern, 72-59

Rico Gathers recorded his 30th career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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

01/27/2016

No. 17 Baylor vs. Oklahoma State

Check out the photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Oklahoma State.

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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Postgame vs. West Virginia
Men's Basketball | 02/06/2016
Highlights vs. West Virginia
Men's Basketball | 02/06/2016
Preview vs. West Virginia
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Highlights vs. Texas
Men's Basketball | 02/01/2016
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