Big 12 Tournament: #4 seed Baylor falls to #1 seed Kansas, 62-52
Versatile forward, capable of scoring from all over court ... Switched from No. 35 to No. 21 in honor of former teammate and current Baylor student assistant Isaiah Austin ... Streaky scorer saw action in all 38 games and playing time doubled as sophomore after seeing limited minutes in 24 games off bench as freshman ... Joins Rico Gathers as only returning players with two years experience at Baylor ... Late addition to 2012 signing class, originally signed NLI at Long Island-Brooklyn, but was released after coaching change ... Ranked as No. 24 recruit in Texas by ESPN.
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE) Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2014)
Saw action in all 38 games and made first two career starts ... Playing time doubled from freshman season, as he averaged 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14.2 minutes per game ... Played double-digit minutes in all but five contests ... Scored in double figures nine times ... Opened season with 10 points and eight boards in 18 minutes off bench vs. Colorado (11/8) ... Had season-high 12 rebounds to go with eight points in win over South Carolina (11/12) ... Scored 16 points in 23 minutes vs. Oral Roberts (12/30), starting five-game stretch when he scored in double figures four times and averaged 15.2 points per game ... Had 15 points and five boards in 24 minutes off bench vs. Savannah State (1/3) ... Posted nine points and four boards in 20 minutes at Iowa State (1/7) ... Notched career-high 23 points and 20 minutes off bench vs. TCU (1/11) ... Had 13 points in 22 minutes off bench at Texas Tech (1/15) ... Earned first career start at Kansas (1/20), but battled early foul trouble and was limited to 11 scoreless minutes ... Made second career start and played career-high 26 minutes vs. Texas (1/25), posting 12 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals ... Moved back to reserve role for remainder of season, beginning with 11 points in 19 minutes off bench vs. West Virginia (1/28) ... Had 12 points in 14 minutes of double overtime win vs. Kansas State (2/15) ... Averaged 5.0 points in 11.8 minutes per game during Bears' four-game run at Big 12 Championship ... Came off bench in all three games of NCAA Tournament play, averaging 1.7 points and 1.7 boards in 10.0 minutes per contest ... Only attempted two field goals over three NCAA Tournament games, but went to free throw line six times, converting on five attempts.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN) Played in 24 games off bench, averaging 6.4 minutes per game during debut season ... Averaged 3.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per contest ... Scored in double figures in three of four games in which he played at least 12 minutes ... One of teams' most efficient players, averaging 22.9 points and 13.5 rebounds per 40 minutes ... Played 11 minutes in season opener vs. Lehigh (11/9) and had eight points and six rebounds ... Scored 13 points and grabbed six boards in 16 minutes of win vs. Jackson State (11/11) ... Recorded 27th 20-15 game in program history with 21 points, 15 rebounds (seven offensive), three assists, two blocks and one steal in 26 minutes vs. Hardin-Simmons (1/19) ... Most action in Big 12 play came when he scored six points in 10 minutes of win vs. West Virginia (2/13) ... Had 14 points and seven rebounds in just 12 minutes of NIT opening round win vs. Long Beach State (3/20) ... Played 15 minutes in NIT second round game vs. Arizona State (3/22), posting four points, three rebounds and two steals.
HIGH SCHOOL Played three seasons for coach Jim Weaver at Earl Warren High School in San Antonio, Texas ... Led Warriors to 35-6 record and trip to state semifinals in 2011-12 senior season ... Averaged 21.4 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 2.3 steals per game as senior, earning TABC All-State and unanimous All-District 27-5A honors ... Named San Antonio Express News 2011-12 All-Area Player of the Year ... Selected to Class 5A All-Tournament team ... Led team to 26-10 record and earned All-Area honors after averaging 16.4 points and 11.6 rebounds as junior in 2010-11 ... Played in Texas High School Coaches Association 2012 All-Star Game ... Ranked No. 7 recruit in Texas by TexasHoops.com ... Ranked as No. 24 recruit in Texas by ESPN.
PERSONAL Full name is Taurean Waller-Prince ... Born Aug. 22, 1994, in San Marcos, Texas ... Son of Anthony and Tamiyko Prince ... Originally signed NLI with Long Island-Brooklyn prior to senior season of high school, but was released after school made coaching change ... Media arts major.