Member of the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s Pan American Games team that captured the bronze medal with a 3-2 record at 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada.
Named on June 29 one of 22 players selected to attend USA Basketball training for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team.
2015 Basketball Times Preseason All-American First Team.
2015 Sports Illustrated second team.
2015 Bleacher Report second team.
2015 USA Today’s Preseason second team.
2015 Blue Ribbon third team
2015 CBSSports.com third team.
2015 AP All-American Preseason honorable mention.
2015 All-Missouri Valley Conference Preseason first team
2014 All-Missouri Valley Conference first team.
2014 National Associated of Basketball Coaches
All-Division 16 first team.
2014 WSU Safer Dart Most Inspirational Player Award.
Two-time MVC Player of the Week.
In 2014-15, his redshirt junior season at Wichita State University, averaged 14.7 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. while collecting 88 assists, 45 steals and 27 blocks.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2013-14, averaged 13.1 ppg., 3.8 rpg. and 3.1 apg.
Hit a team-high 68 3s on 179 attempts (.380 percentage), which ranks fourth on WSU’s all-time single-season list.
Led the team in scoring 10 times, including a career-high 26 points in win at Evansville that helped him earn MVC player of the week honors.
Shared the team lead in rebounding (7.0 rpg.) and was WSU’s second-leading scorer (13.5 ppg.) during the 2014 NCAA Tournament, hitting nine-of-15 from the field (.600 percent) and five-of-eight from deep (.625 percent).
For his redshirt freshman season, averaged 8.7 ppg. and 3.2 rebounds in 18 games played.
Played in 10 games during the 2012-13 season before being sidelined after injuring his foot.
Returned in March to help lead WSU in the program’s Final Four Run; averaged 11.0 ppg. and 4.8 rpg in NCAA play while shooting 40 percent (12-of-30) from the field, 42.9 percent (nine-of-21) from the arc and 88 percent (22-of-25) from the foul line.
As a true freshman, appeared in one exhibition game against Emporia State, scoring six points in 16 minutes of action.
High School Honors
All-State 3A first team.
High School Notes
Attended Scott City High School in Scott City, Kansas, he helped the Beavers to a 58-11 record while scoring 1,103 points in a three-year span.
As a senior led the team to a 25-1 record and a state title, averaged 20.4 ppg., 7.5 rpg., 3.0 apg., 2.0 bpg. and 4.6 spg.
Averaged 19.6 ppg. as a junior and 9.5 ppg. as a sophomore.
Also quarterbacked the football team and played baseball.
Son of Neil and Ranae Baker. Has one brother, Sloan, and one sister, Audrey.