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Hakeem Baxter
Hakeem Baxter

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Philadelphia Electronic & Technology

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
G

02/01/2014

HAWKS BEND BUT DON'T BREAK IN WIN OVER N.C. A&T

UMES leads by as many as 27 in the game, Hawks clutch down the stretch

06/17/2014

Basketball vs. NC A&T

2.1.14; Win 67-60

05/20/2014

The Harry Awards

SSC Theater

5.6.14

2013-14: All-MEAC Rookie Team selection ... led UMES with 14.3 ppg ... started and played as point guard 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/Club: 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" ... lists his grandmom as the person who has influenced him the most ... plans to play professional basketball upon graduation from UMES ...favorite movie isBad Boys II ... wants to win a MEAC Championship before graduation ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating high school ... lists that "being a good guy" is something important to him