Justin Baker
45  Justin Baker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, California

High School:
Natomas HS

Last College:
Santa Rosa Junior College

Height:
6-7

Position:
F

Experience:
3V


At Utah Valley:
SENIOR (2010-11): Named Great West Conference Sixth Man of the Year after averaging 7.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game while hitting 51 percent of his field goal attempts ... had 15 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in win over La Sierra on Nov. 26 ... scored a season-high 17 points in win over South Dakota on Feb. 17 ... reached double figures eight times ... shot .732 percent from the free throw line.

JUNIOR ~ (2009-10):
Started 22 of 28 games... averaged 10.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per game ... scored in double-figures 14 times and had two double-doubles against UTA (12, 11) on Jan. 5, 2010 and UTPA (25, 10) on Mar. 10, 2010 ... finished the season shooting .510 percent from the field and .692 percent from the foul line.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2008-09):
Played in all 28 games averaging 14.2 minutes per night ... averaged 5.8 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest ... shot (.604) from the floor placing him second all-time in the UVU record books in field goal percentage in a season ... led the team in blocks with 14 on the year (0.5 per game) ... scored a career high at Utah Valley 19 points as well as 8 rebounds and 4 blocks against Binghamton on Jan. 10, 2009.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Natomas High School ... team earned a 28-2 record senior year and won league ... Senior Athlete of the Year for at Natomas High ... All-Conference Team honoree ... averaged 19 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocks per game.

Other College ...
Played at Santa Rosa Junior College for one year ... All-Conference First Team.

Personal ...
Graduated from Natomas High School in 2007 with a 3.3 GPA ... plans to major in communications ... honor roll student ... dad played basketball at USF and Tulane ... parents are Lamar Baker and Regina Edward.