Baylor vs. Texas Tech (USATSI) Men's Basketball
Baylor @ Oklahoma State
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Baylor at Oklahoma
Photos from Baylor men's basketball vs. Florida - Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018
Athletic second-year senior wing with wealth of potential ... Sat out 2016 fall semester, then played in 25 games during debut season at Baylor ... Ranked No. 14 junior college recruit in 2016 signing class by 247Sports.com ... Joined Bears after one season at Indian Hills (Iowa) Community College, same school that produced former Baylor guard Lester Medford ... Born in Nairobi, Kenya ... Has grown eight inches since high school junior year ... Began collegiate career at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn., transferred to Indian Hills for 2015-16 season.
Played in 25 games off bench, averaging 4.0 points in 11.2 minutes per game as reserve small forward and power forward ... Scored five-plus points off bench 10 times ... Blocked one shot in each of first four games ... Made BU debut with eight points in 18 minutes off bench vs. Southern (12/14) ... Had six points and two rebounds in just nine minutes vs. Jackson State (12/17) ... Posted six points and four boards in 21 minutes vs. John Brown (12/18) ... Had five points and career-high nine rebounds in 16 minutes of first Big 12 game at Oklahoma (12/30) ... Sat out next two games, but played each of last 20 games of season ... Broke out with career-high 14 points and five rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Texas (1/17) ... Hit three first-half 3-pointers and finished with nine points in 18 minutes to help Bears rally from 15 points down for 78-75 win at Ole Miss (1/28) ... Played 21 minutes off bench and scored seven points vs. Kansas State (2/4) ... Scored five points in just 12 minutes vs. No. 3 Kansas (2/18) ... Played career-high 22 minutes and posted five points in win at Texas (3/4) ... Saw action in all three NCAA Tournament games as Bears advanced to Sweet 16.
Prior to Baylor:
Played 2015-16 season for head coach Hank Plona at Indian Hills Community College in Ottuma, Iowa ... Ranked No. 14 nationally and No. 2 among small forwards in 2016 junior college signing class by 247Sports.com ... Earned NJCAA honorable mention All-America and first-team All-Region honors after averaging 12.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in 33 starts ... Scored in double figures in 21 contests ... Led Warriors to 29-5 record, regular and postseason conference titles and berth in NJCAA national tournament ... Shot 55 percent from the floor and 79 percent from free throw line ... Transferred to IHCC after two years at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn. ... Redshirted first season and debuted as redshirt freshman in 2014-15, helping Golden Bears to 19-11 record ... Played in all 30 games, averaging 12.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 58 percent from field, 42 percent from 3-point range and 78 percent on free throws ... Scored in double figures in 15 of final 17 games after doing so in just five of first 13 contests ... Posted three double-doubles, including season-high 21 points and 12 rebounds vs. Crossroads in third collegiate game.
Two-year letterwinner at Mahtomedi (Minn.) High School ... Helped Zephyrs 21-8 record as senior in 2012-13, averaging 18 points, six rebounds and two assists ... Earned All-Conference and honorable mention All-State recognition ... Named Pioneer Press Player of the Week on Feb. 17, 2013, after averaging 25.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists while leading team to three straight wins during week.
Full name is Anunwa Omot ... Nickname is Nuni ... Born in Nairobi, Kenya ... Son of Pillow Omot ... HKLS major.