2017-2018 Baylor Bears

2017-2018 Baylor Bears Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Jo Acuil Sr C 7-0 225 Apr 26, 1994 Melbourne Australia Kingsway Christian College
12 Leonard Allen So F 7-0 235 - Round Rock (TX) United States Round Rock High School
25 Tristan Clark Fr PF 6-9 240 Feb 9, 1998 San Antonio (TX) United States Findlay College Prep
30 Jonathan Davis So F 6-6 215 Oct 1, 1995 Argyle (TX) United States Argyle High School
10 Tyson Jolly Fr SF 6-4 190 Aug 10, 1997 Oklahoma City (OK) United States ELEV|8 Sports Institute
20 Manu Lecomte Sr G 5-11 175 Aug 16, 1995 Ixelles Belgium Athenee des Pagodes
3 Jake Lindsey Jr PG 6-5 200 Nov 15, 1996 Sandy (UT) United States Olympus High School
31 T.J. Maston Sr F 6-8 225 Sep 4, 1995 DeSoto (TX) United States DeSoto High School
22 King McClure Jr SG 6-3 215 Oct 1, 1996 Ovilla (TX) United States Triple A Academy
50 Obim Okeke So G 6-0 225 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Bishop Gorman High School
21 Nuni Omot Sr SF 6-9 205 Oct 3, 1994 Mahtomedi (MN) United States Mahtomedi High School
11 Mark Vital Fr SF 6-5 230 Nov 7, 1997 Lake Charles (LA) United States Prime Prep Academy

Baylor Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
45 Freddie Gillespie Jr F 6-8 240 - St. Paul (MN) United States Carleton
4 Mario Kegler So SF 6-7 230 May 23, 1997 Jackson (MS) United States Mississippi State

Recent Baylor Bears History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 20-14 (10-8) 4th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 19-15 (8-10) 6th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 27-8 (12-6) 2nd (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 22-12 (10-8) 5th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 24-10 (11-7) 4th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 26-12 (9-9) 6th (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2012-2013 23-14 (9-9) 6th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NIT Champion
2011-2012 30-8 (12-6) 3rd (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2010-2011 17-13 (7-9) 7th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 28-8 (11-5) 2nd (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2008-2009 24-15 (5-11) 9th (Big 12) Runner Up NIT Runner Up
2007-2008 21-11 (9-7) 4th (Big 12) 1st Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 15-16 (4-12) 11th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 4-13 (4-12) 12th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 9-19 (1-15) 12th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 8-21 (3-13) 11th (Big 12) N/A N/A
2002-2003 14-14 (5-11) 9th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Baylor Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Manu Lecomte All-Big 12 Second Team
Jo Acuil All-Big 12 Third Team
T.J. Maston Big 12 Sixth Man Award
Manu Lecomte Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
T.J. Maston Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb 19, 2018)
Jo Acuil CBE Classic MVP
Jo Acuil CBE Classic All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Baylor Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Lecomte K. McClure N. Omot T. Clark J. Acuil
Rotation J. Lindsey   M. Vital T. Maston  
Lim PT O. Okeke   T. Jolly    
Lim PT     J. Davis    

2017-2018 Baylor Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Manu Lecomte 33 34.1 16.2 2.2 3.7 0.7 0.0 2.2
Jo Acuil 33 31.0 14.0 8.6 0.8 0.5 1.9 2.1
T.J. Maston 28 23.0 11.4 5.7 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.5
Nuni Omot 34 23.7 9.9 3.6 1.7 0.5 0.3 1.5
King McClure 34 23.9 8.1 2.5 1.7 0.9 0.0 1.6
Tristan Clark 33 19.9 6.8 4.5 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.2
Mark Vital 33 23.8 6.7 5.6 2.2 0.8 0.6 2.1
Jake Lindsey 34 23.4 4.5 2.6 3.4 1.1 0.4 1.2
Tyson Jolly 20 8.9 1.4 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.7
Jonathan Davis 10 2.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Obim Okeke 7 3.0 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.4

2017-2018 Baylor Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Scott Drew Head Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Jerome Tang Associate Head Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Baylor, 2003 to 2017)
Alvin Brooks III Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Kansas State, 2012 to 2016)
John Jakus Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Basketball Operations (Gonzaga, 2014 to 2017)
Charlie Melton Strength and Conditioning Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Ty Beard Director of Video Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (John Brown, 2014 to )
Jared Nuness Director of Player Development 2013-2014 Director of Video Operations (Baylor, 2011 to 2013)
Karen Craig Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Mack Rhoades Athletic Director 2016-2017 Athletic Director (Missouri, 2015 to 2016)
Bill Peterson Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Head Coach (2016 to 2017)
Aditya Malhotra Associate Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
David Chandler Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A