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- Hakeem Baxter
Hakeem  Baxter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Philadelphia Electronic & Technology

Last College:
Maryland Eastern Shore

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L



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 (2/28)
• Recorded first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. LA Tech (2/5)
• 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 (1/8)
• Scored 11 points at Middle Tennessee (1/4) and hit six free-throws in the final 1:15 of the game
• Scored 15 points at Chattanooga (12/22)
• Finished with nine points and nine rebounds against LA Tech in the C-USA Tournament semifinals (3/13)

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.

Personal
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 10, 1994 ... has one sister, Angilique, and one brother, Ziare ... major is General Studies ... nickname is "Hak"