MaCio Teague

MaCio Teague
MaCio Teague (cropped).jpg
Teague with Baylor in 2019
No. 31 – Baylor Bears
PositionShooting guard
LeagueBig 12 Conference
Personal information
Born (1997-06-11) June 11, 1997 (age 23)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school
College
Career highlights and awards
  • NCAA champion (2021)
  • Second-team All-Big 12 (2020)
  • Third-team All-Big 12 (2021)
  • Big 12 All-Newcomer Team (2020)
  • 2× First-team All-Big South (2017, 2018)
  • Big South Freshman of the Year (2017)
  • Big South All-Freshman Team (2017)

MaCio Teague (born June 11, 1997) is an American college basketball player for the Baylor Bears of the Big 12 Conference. He previously played for the UNC Asheville Bulldogs.

High school career

As a sophomore at Summit Country Day School in Cincinnati, Ohio, Teague averaged 14.2 points per game. For his junior season, he transferred to Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, where he averaged 22.4 points per game in his first year.[1] On January 19, 2015, as a senior, Teague scored a school-record 51 points in a 96–48 win over Piqua High School at the Flyin' to the Hoop Invitational. He scored the second-most single-game points in the event's history, behind only Byron Mullens.[2] Teague finished the season averaging 26.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, leading the Ohio Division I in scoring. He was named Eastern Cincinnati Conference and District 16 Player of the Year, while earning Second Team All-State honors.[3] Teague played a postgraduate season at Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida to further develop and to gain more exposure.[4][5]

College career

UNC Asheville

On February 11, 2017, Teague scored a freshman season-high 30 points for UNC Asheville in a 91–69 win over Longwood.[6] As a freshman, he averaged 15.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game and was named Big South Freshman of the Year while earning First Team All-Big South honors.[7] Teague became the seventh player in conference history to record at least 500 points in his freshman season.[8] On February 1, 2018, he scored a career-high 36 points and made seven three-pointers in a 64–57 victory over Campbell.[9] As a sophomore, Teague averaged 16.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.6 steals per game, leading the Big South by shooting 42.5 percent from three-point range. He was named to the First Team All-Big South for his second consecutive year.[3] After the season, he received his release to transfer from UNC Asheville.[10]

Baylor

On April 30, 2018, Teague announced that he would continue his college career with Baylor over offers from Louisville, Virginia and Xavier.[11] He sat out the following season due to National Collegiate Athletic Association transfer rules and was a member of the team's practice squad.[3] He made his debut for Baylor on November 5, 2019, scoring 18 points and collecting 10 rebounds in a 105–61 win over Central Arkansas.[12] On February 8, 2020, Teague scored a junior season-high 24 points, including six straight free throws in the final 14 seconds, in a 78–70 win over Oklahoma State.[13] As a junior, he averaged 13.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in a team-high 32.6 minutes per game, helping Baylor achieve a 26–4 record.[14] Teague was named to the Second Team All-Big 12 and was a unanimous Big 12 All-Newcomer Team selection.[15] After the season, he declared for the 2020 NBA draft, before withdrawing and returning to Baylor.[14] On March 7, 2021, Teague scored 35 points, shooting 10-of-12 from three-point range, in an 88–73 win over Texas Tech. His 10 three-pointers tied for the most in program history and the second-most in Big 12 history.[16]

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

College

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 UNC Asheville 33 32 34.1 .468 .455 .886 4.6 2.7 1.1 .2 15.4
2017–18 UNC Asheville 34 32 35.3 .418 .425 .866 4.4 2.5 1.6 .1 16.7
2018–19 Baylor
Redshirt Redshirt
2019–20 Baylor 28 28 32.6 .400 .355 .848 4.6 1.9 1.0 .2 13.9
2020–21 Baylor 30 30 31.7 .478 .395 .827 4.0 1.7 .8 .4 15.8
Career 125 122 33.5 .442 .408 .860 4.4 2.2 1.1 .2 15.5

References

  1. ^ Springer, Scott (January 24, 2020). "Former Walnut Hills great MaCio Teague now a big key for top-ranked No. 1 Baylor". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved July 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Dyer, Mike (January 19, 2015). "MaCio Teague's 51 lift Walnut Hills at Flyin' to the Hoop". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved July 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c "MaCio Teague". Baylor University Athletics. Retrieved July 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Turer, Adam (February 15, 2018). "Catching up: Sky's the limit for Walnut Hills product MaCio Teague at UNC Asheville". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved July 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Copeland, Kareem (February 7, 2020). "Baylor's small-school transfers have gone from bus rides and open gyms to No. 1". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 15, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Teague hits 6 3s, UNC Asheville rolls past Longwood 91-69". KSL-TV. Associated Press. February 11, 2017. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Clark, Dave (February 28, 2017). "MaCio Teague named Big South Freshman of the Year". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "UNC Asheville's MaCio Teague Listed Among Top 25 Sophomores by ESPN". Big South Conference. October 27, 2017. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Teague's Career Day Leads Bulldogs to League Road Win at Campbell". UNC Asheville Athletics. February 1, 2018. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Clark, Dave (April 11, 2018). "Report: Ex-Walnut Hills star MaCio Teague considers Xavier, Louisville". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ Seymour, Mark (April 30, 2018). "Baylor Lands Talented Transfer MaCio Teague". Our Daily Bears. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Butler's 30 points lead No. 16 Baylor to 105–61 win over UCA". ESPN. Associated Press. November 5, 2019. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "No. 1 Baylor 7870 over Oklahoma State for 20th win in row". ESPN. Associated Press. February 8, 2020. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b Canizales, Nick (July 29, 2020). "MaCio Teague withdraws name from NBA Draft, will return to Baylor". KCEN-TV. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "MBB Racks Up Big 12 Yearly Awards". Baylor University Athletics. March 8, 2020. Retrieved August 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "MBB's Teague Picks Up Player of the Week Honors". Baylor University Athletics. March 8, 2021. Retrieved March 8, 2021.

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