Matthew Mayer

Matthew Mayer
No. 24 – Baylor Bears
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueBig 12 Conference
Personal information
Born (1999-09-23) September 23, 1999 (age 21)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolWestlake
(Austin, Texas)
CollegeBaylor (2018–present)
Career highlights and awards

Matthew Mayer (born September 23, 1999) is an American college basketball player for the Baylor Bears of the Big 12 Conference.

High school career

Mayer attended Westlake High School in Austin, Texas, where he played alongside future NCAA Division I players Brock Cunningham and Keonte Kennedy.[1] He committed to playing college basketball for Baylor over offers from Texas and Texas A&M, among others. Mayer was a consensus four-star recruit, according to major recruiting services.[2][3]

College career

Mayer had a limited role during his first two years at Baylor. In his junior season, he improved his efficiency and became a key contributor off the bench for one of the top teams in the nation.[4] Mayer grew a mullet upon the advice of his teammate Jackson Moffatt, who had the same hairstyle.[5]

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
2018–19 Baylor 33 0 11.8 .331 .308 .660 2.0 .8 .5 .2 4.6
2019–20 Baylor 30 0 11.6 .422 .378 .690 1.9 .8 .5 .1 4.8
2020–21 Baylor 30 0 15.7 .489 .395 .592 3.7 1.0 1.2 .3 8.1
Career 93 0 13.0 .419 .360 .640 2.5 .8 .7 .2 5.8

References

  1. ^ Cook, Lyndon (October 5, 2016). "Matthew Mayer, 2018's top player talks recruitment after Fall Classic". Rivals. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  2. ^ Jones, Thomas (June 14, 2017). "Westlake basketball player Matthew Mayer commits to Baylor". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  3. ^ Goodman, Jeff (February 23, 2021). "Matthew Mayer's Path to Waco / How Baylor Was Built". Stadium. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  4. ^ Chamblee, Will (February 24, 2021). "Is it Matthew Mayer time yet? Growth, maturity propel the junior during Baylor's stellar season". The Baylor Lariat. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  5. ^ Recek, Travis (April 2, 2021). "Matthew Mayer Makes His Mark at Baylor, Final Four". Spectrum News Austin. Retrieved April 4, 2021.

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