Versatile forward, capable of scoring from all over court ... Played limited minutes in 24 games off bench as freshman, but was efficient, averaging 22.9 points and 13.5 rebounds per 40 minutes ... Late addition to 2012 signing class, originally signed NLI at Long Island-Brooklyn, but was released after coaching change ... No. 7 recruit in state of Texas according to TexasHoops.com ... Ranked as No. 24 recruit in Texas by ESPN.
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.