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Nick Bahe - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Nick Bahe

Position Guard
Height 6'2''
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Lincoln, Neb.
High School Lincoln Southeast HS

An invited walk-on who was a two-sport star in high school, excelling in football and basketball… A great shooter who nailed a state-record 58 straight free throws as a junior in high school… Adds energy off the bench and was often the first walk-on called on… Plays smart and protects the ball well… A fiery player who adds depth to the Jayhawk backcourt.

Freshman Season (2003-04)
Played in 16 games, logging 4.0 minutes per contest… Averaged 0.7 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game… Had a total of 11 points, nine rebounds and three three-point baskets on the season… Played in his first career game at TCU on Dec. 1, playing just one minute… Recorded his first career points with a three pointer, while also dishing out an assist and pulling down a rebound in a career-high 11 minutes against Fort Hays State on Dec. 10… Tallied two points with an assist and a rebound in six minutes versus UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 20… Pulled down two rebounds in back-to-back games against Binghamton and Villanova on Dec. 29 and Jan. 2, respectively… Poured in a career-high six points in nine minutes of play at Nebraska on Feb. 15… Recorded his first career block versus Iowa State on Feb. 21… Saw action in six-straight contests from Feb. 15 through March 3… Played two minutes in his first career NCAA Tournament game agaisnt Illinois-Chicago on March 19.

High School
Lincoln (Neb.) Southeast High School (2003)… Coached by Jeff Smith… The 2003 Gatorade Player of the Year in Nebraska… Named the 2003 NBDA Coaches Player of the Year… A 2003 McDonald[apos]s All-America nominee… A two-time first team Super State selection in Nebraska… Averaged 20 points per game as a junior and set a state record by hitting 58 straight free throws… Poured in 15 points per game as a senior… Led the Knights to back-to-back state runner-up finishes as a junior and senior… Broke seven school records and one state record on the hardwood… Finished his career as Southeast[apos]s all-time leading scorer with 963 points… Also an All-State selection in football as a quarterback, where he threw for 1,236 yards as a junior, but played in only four games as a senior after suffering a dislocated left shoulder… Southeast won state in football Bahe[apos]s sophomore and senior years.

Off The Court
Bahe (pronounced Bah) is bucking family tradition by coming to Kansas to play basketball — his father and uncle both played football for his hometown Nebraska Cornhuskers… Chose to walk-on at KU over scholarship offers from Boise State, Ohio, Bowling Green, Marist and Cal Poly… Aspires to have a career as a sports broadcaster… Some former Jayhawks to wear No. 21 include Nick Bradford, Milt Newton and Sean Pearson.