*Will sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of eligibility remaining
Freshman Season (2013-14)
All-MEAC Rookie Team selection ... led UMES with 14.3 ppg ... started and played in 28 games ... finished year averaging 18.3 ppg over last five contests ... College Sports Madness MEAC Player of the Week (Feb. 3) ... MEAC Rookie of the Week three times (Feb. 3, Nov. 25, Dec. 9) ... 20 games with double-digit points, eight of which were over 20 points ... 11th in MEAC in FG% at 45.3 ... 13th in MEAC in FT% at 78.7 ... career-high 30 points in UMES' 84-70 victory over Delaware State (March 6) ... posted 22 points on 14-17 effort from free-throw line in UMES 87-73 win over Howard ... career-high nine rebounds vs. Salisbury ... Lindy's Sports MEAC Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
Played basketball for Philadelphia Electric and Technology Charter ... averaged 22.6 ppg in the Public League and named to All-Public League First Team as a senior... heavily recruited point-guard in high school ... all-time leading scorer in PET Charter men's basketball history ... member of 1,000 point club ... four year honor-roll recipient .. ranked No. 35 prospect in Pennysylvania by MaxPreps.com .. ranked No. 10 recruit in 2013 class by 247Sports.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 10, 1994 ... has one sister, Angilique, and one brother, Ziare ... major is General Studies ... nickname is "Hak"
Coach Haase on Hakeem
"Hakeem is a great pick up for our team," Haase said. "He did an outstanding job during his first season at Maryland Eastern Shore and is a talented and dynamic guard who we can bring in and develop over the next year."