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Mario Kegler 4
 

Mario  Kegler

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Last College:
Mississippi State

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230

Position:
G

Experience:
TR

Long, athletic guard, transferred to Baylor after starting 31 of 32 games as freshman at Mississippi State in 2016-17 ... Will sit out 2017-18 season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules ... Ranked No. 47 nationally in 2016 ESPN100 recruiting rankings.

2016-17 (Freshman, Mississippi State):
Played in all 32 games and made 31 starts as true freshman, helping Bulldogs to 16-16 record ... Ranked third on team with 9.7 points per game, second with 5.5 rebounds per game, third with 28.2 minutes per game and fourth with 40 made 3-pointers ... Logged 30-plus minutes in 13 games ... Shot .421 from field (106-of-252) and .345 from 3-point range (40-of-116) ... Sank multiple 3-pointers in 13 games, including five-game streak when he went a combined 13-of-22 from downtown ... Started all 18 games in SEC play, averaging 10.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 29.2 minutes per game ... Scored in double-figures 16 times, including career-high 17 points to go with nine rebounds in 33 minutes of comeback win over Tennessee (2/4) ... Recorded season-high five assists at Arkansas (1/10) ... Posted 13 points and eight rebounds in 32 minutes against Kentucky (1/17).

High School:
Began prep career at Callaway High School in Jackson, Miss. before transferring to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. prior to junior season ... Averaged 21.0 points per game as junior and 18.5 points per game as senior ... Led Oak Hill to national championship with 45-1 record in 2015-16 senior season ... As sophomore at Callaway HS in 2013-14, averaged 15.4 points and 7.2 rebounds to lead Chargers to state title ... Ranked No. 47 recruit nationally in 2016 ESPN100 rankings ... Ranked No. 52 overall, No. 8 small forward and No. 1 in Mississippi in 2016 recruiting class by 247Sports composite rankings.

Personal:
Son of Dorothy Kegler ... HKLS major.

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