- Hakeem Baxter
Hakeem  Baxter


Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Philadelphia Electronic & Technology

Last College:
Maryland Eastern Shore

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 186



Senior Season (2016-17)
Started in 31 of the 32 games in which he appeared and averaged 25.0 minutes per game
Averaged 7.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game
Finished second on the team with 60 assists
Was second on the team with 81 free throws made
Scored 15 points and made nine free throws in the season opener against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 11)
Tallied a season-high 20 points and added six rebounds in a win over Marshall (Jan. 14)
Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds at Memphis (Dec. 10)
Finished with a career-best seven assists in a victory over Miles College (Dec. 28)
Registered 14 points and a season-high three steals on Senior Night against FIU (March 4)
Scored in double figures nine times
Shot 34.4 percent from three-point range and 73.0 percent from the free throw line

Junior Season (2015-16)
• Started in 32 of the 33 games in which he appeared
• Averaged 5.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per game
• Finished third on the team with 68 assists
• Scored a season-high 16 points against Virginia Tech (Nov. 28)
• Poured in 10 points in wins over Hiwassee (Dec. 22) and Florida Atlantic (Feb. 6)
• Tallied a career-best six assists in a win at USF (Dec. 19)
• Shot 72.6 percent from the free throw line

Sophomore Season (2014-15)
• Started 31 games and played in all 36 contests
• 79 percent free-throw shooter, which was the third-best average on the team
• Had 11 double-figure scoring games
• Was UAB's top defensive guard, recording 29 steals
• Scored a season-high 16 points in the three-overtime win against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 28)
• Recorded first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. LA Tech (Feb. 5)
• Was a perfect 19-for-19 from the free-throw line in the final two minutes of C-USA games
• Has started 56 of 61 games in his collegiate career
• Recorded 10 points against FAU, converting on 7-8 at the free throw line (Jan. 8)
• Scored 11 points at Middle Tennessee (Jan. 4) and hit six free-throws in the final 1:15 of the game
• Scored 15 points at Chattanooga (Dec. 22)
• Finished with nine points and nine rebounds against LA Tech in the C-USA Tournament semifinals (March 13)

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.

High School
• 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"