5 Michael Baez
5 Michael Baez
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte United Christian Academy
Position: F/G
gp 15
pts/g 15.1
fg % 42.1
3pt % 42.9
ft % 83.5
reb/g 4.9
a/g 1.9

Junior (2017-18): Played in all 27 games, starting three…registered 20.9 minutes per game as the team's sixth man...fourth-leading scorer at 10.3 points per game…shot 43.5% from the field and 37.7% from three…led the team in free throws made (3.4) and attempted (4.6) per game…second on the team in free throw percentage (74.8%)…tied for second on the team with 5.1 rebounds per game…recorded a season-high 31 minutes with 14 points and seven rebounds in a win vs Lincoln (Pa.) (12/9)…notched a double-double scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds vs Tampa (1/20)…scored a season-high 18 points in a win vs Embry-Riddle (2/10), making 4-of-5 from long range…tallied 17 points on a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line in the opening round of the SSC Tournament (02/28).

Prior to Lynn: 
Played his first two seasons at Division II Wingate University.

Sophomore (2016-17): 
Was named an All-South Atlantic Conference First Team selection in his second season at Wingate University...played in all 31 games, making 28 starts...led the Bulldogs in scoring with 15.7 points per game...ranked second on the squad with 6.9 boards per contest...shot 46.4% from the field and knocked down 44 triples on the year...tallied 1.7 assists per game and ranked second on the team with 28 steals...scored in double figures in all but four games...logged six double-doubles...scored a career-high 30 points in a win over Catawba, shooting 8-of-11 from the field, 3-of-6 from long range and 11-of-11 at the charity stripe...recorded 16 points and eight boards in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Regional opener against No. 6 Queens (N.C.).

Freshman (2015-16):
 Earned All-SAC Freshman team honors in his first season at Wingate University, while also earning a spot on the All-SAC Tournament team…appeared in all 33 games for the Bulldogs, making 27 starts…finished second on the team with 13.3 points per game, finishing third on the team with 5.9 rebounds per contest…knocked down 59 threes on the year, ranking second on the Bulldogs…scored in double figures 23 times as a freshman, compiling six double-doubles…scored in double figures in 14 of Wingate’s last 15 games, including all five postseason contests…had 21 points and 12 rebounds in his collegiate debut, while compiling 17 points and 10 boards in his second game…followed a 19-point effort at Lenoir-Rhyne with 18 points in the win over No. 20 UNC Pembroke…registered back-to-back 13-point, 12-rebound efforts against Newberry and LMU…had 16 points in the victory over ninth-ranked Queens…had 18 points in the win at Tusculum, while pouring in 22 points at Queens…had 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting in the win at Carson-Newman, followed by a 20-point performance against Catawba…had 25 points on nine-of-14 shooting in the SAC Tournament victory against Carson-Newman, adding 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks…scored 16 points in the SAC semifinal win against No. 20 Queens…registered 16 points in the overtime win against Montevallo in the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Averaged 19.9 points per game during his senior season at United Christian Academy…he also compiled 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in his final season…registered 17.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest during his high school career.

Personal: Born January 29, 1997...son of Jose and Kaylee Baez...has one sibling, Gabriel...majoring in sports management...enjoys video games and FaceTime in his free time.

Recent Games
Dec 29 at Eckerd W, 71-62
Jan 2 Saint Leo W, 84-76
Jan 5 at #7 Florida Southern L, 88-84
Jan 9 at Embry-Riddle W, 78-74
Jan 12 Florida Tech W, 59-57
Jan 16 at #5 Nova Southeastern L, 87-85
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 8
Games started 15 8
Minutes 407 238
Minutes per game 27.1 29.8
FG 64-152 39-84
FG Pct 42.1 46.4
3PT 27-63 19-41
3PT Pct 42.9 46.3
FT 71-85 42-51
FT Pct 83.5 82.4
Off rebounds 19 5
Def rebounds 54 32
Total rebounds 73 37
Rebounds per game 4.9 4.6
Personal fouls 34 21
Disqualifications - -
Assists 28 16
Turnovers 29 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.8
Steals 15 10
Blocks 4 2
Points 226 139
Points per game 15.1 17.4
Points per 40 min 22.2 23.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 27 at Florida Atlantic W, 92-87 1 33 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 11-14 78.6 21
Oct 30 at Maryland L, 100-67 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Clark Atlanta W, 74-69 1 20 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 16 Fla. National W, 89-78 1 32 7-14 50.0 2-4 50.0 9-11 81.8 25
Nov 23 St. Augustine's W, 59-56 1 30 1-10 10.0 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 6
Nov 25 Ave Maria University W, 71-61 1 23 5-11 45.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 10
Nov 28 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-70 1 35 6-13 46.2 4-9 44.4 2-2 100.0 18
Dec 1 at Rollins W, 90-80 1 23 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 14
Dec 11 Johnson & Wales (FL) W, 104-54 1 17 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 4-4 100.0 17
Dec 17 Bluefield St. W, 75-63 1 28 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 8-8 100.0 12
Dec 19 Caldwell W, 65-63 1 19 2-6 33.3 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 29 at Eckerd W, 71-62 1 21 5-10 50.0 2-5 40.0 4-5 80.0 16
Jan 2 Saint Leo W, 84-76 1 33 8-12 66.7 4-5 80.0 4-5 80.0 24
Jan 5 at #7 Florida Southern L, 88-84 1 39 5-14 35.7 3-6 50.0 8-9 88.9 21
Jan 9 at Embry-Riddle W, 78-74 1 36 4-9 44.4 2-3 66.7 12-13 92.3 22
Jan 12 Florida Tech W, 59-57 1 38 6-14 42.9 1-6 16.7 5-6 83.3 18
Jan 16 at #5 Nova Southeastern L, 87-85 1 13 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 6
Jan 19 at Tampa   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 Barry   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Rollins   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Palm Beach Atlantic   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Eckerd   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Saint Leo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Embry-Riddle   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Florida Southern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Nova Southeastern   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Florida Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Barry   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Tampa   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 27 at Florida Atlantic W, 92-87 1 33 1 14 15 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 -
Oct 30 at Maryland L, 100-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Clark Atlanta W, 74-69 1 20 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 16 Fla. National W, 89-78 1 32 0 5 5 5 4 1.3 3 0 3 -
Nov 23 St. Augustine's W, 59-56 1 30 5 5 10 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 25 Ave Maria University W, 71-61 1 23 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 1 1 -
Nov 28 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 86-70 1 35 2 4 6 2 4 0.5 4 0 4 -
Dec 1 at Rollins W, 90-80 1 23 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 11 Johnson & Wales (FL) W, 104-54 1 17 3 1 4 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 17 Bluefield St. W, 75-63 1 28 3 6 9 3 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 19 Caldwell W, 65-63 1 19 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 -
Dec 29 at Eckerd W, 71-62 1 21 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Jan 2 Saint Leo W, 84-76 1 33 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Jan 5 at #7 Florida Southern L, 88-84 1 39 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 9 at Embry-Riddle W, 78-74 1 36 0 4 4 7 0 - 1 1 1 -
Jan 12 Florida Tech W, 59-57 1 38 0 4 4 3 4 0.8 1 1 2 -
Jan 16 at #5 Nova Southeastern L, 87-85 1 13 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 19 at Tampa   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 Barry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Rollins   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Palm Beach Atlantic   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Eckerd   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Saint Leo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Embry-Riddle   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Florida Southern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Nova Southeastern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Florida Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Barry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Tampa   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 27 3 20.9 3.0-6.9 43.5 0.9-2.3 37.7 3.4-4.6 74.8 10.3
2018-19 15 15 27.1 4.3-10.1 42.1 1.8-4.2 42.9 4.7-5.7 83.5 15.1
Total 42 18 23.1 3.5-8.0 42.9 1.2-3.0 40.3 3.9-5.0 78.4 12.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 27 3 563 81-186 43.5 23-61 37.7 92-123 74.8 277
2018-19 15 15 407 64-152 42.1 27-63 42.9 71-85 83.5 226
Total 42 18 970 145-338 42.9 50-124 40.3 163-208 78.4 503
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 27 3 20.9 5.8-13.2 43.5 1.6-4.3 37.7 6.5-8.7 74.8 19.7
2018-19 15 15 27.1 6.3-14.9 42.1 2.7-6.2 42.9 7.0-8.4 83.5 22.2
Total 42 18 23.1 6.0-13.9 42.9 2.1-5.1 40.3 6.7-8.6 78.4 20.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 27 3 20.9 1.9 3.2 5.1 2.4 0.0 0.9 2.2 0.4 0.4 0.1
2018-19 15 15 27.1 1.3 3.6 4.9 2.3 - 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.0 0.3
Total 42 18 23.1 1.6 3.4 5.0 2.4 0.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 27 3 563 50 87 137 66 1 23 60 0.4 12 4
2018-19 15 15 407 19 54 73 34 - 28 29 1.0 15 4
Total 42 18 970 69 141 210 100 1 51 89 0.6 27 8
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 27 3 20.9 3.6 6.2 9.7 4.7 0.1 1.6 4.3 0.4 0.9 0.3
2018-19 15 15 27.1 1.9 5.3 7.2 3.3 0.0 2.8 2.9 1.0 1.5 0.4
Total 42 18 23.1 2.8 5.8 8.7 4.1 0.0 2.1 3.7 0.6 1.1 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 15 27.1 4.3-10.1 42.1 1.8-4.2 42.9 4.7-5.7 83.5 15.1
Conference 8 8 29.8 4.9-10.5 46.4 2.4-5.1 46.3 5.2-6.4 82.4 17.4
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 2.0-4.0 50.0 11.0-14.0 78.6 21.0
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Home 10 10 27.5 4.5-10.7 42.1 1.7-4.2 40.5 4.0-4.7 85.1 14.7
Away 5 5 26.4 3.8-9.0 42.2 2.0-4.2 47.6 6.2-7.6 81.6 15.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 13 27.3 4.5-10.4 43.0 1.8-4.3 42.9 4.5-5.5 83.1 15.3
Losses 2 2 26.0 3.0-8.5 35.3 1.5-3.5 42.9 6.0-7.0 85.7 13.5
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November 5 5 28.0 4.4-11.4 38.6 1.4-3.8 36.8 3.6-4.2 85.7 13.8
December 5 5 21.6 3.6-8.6 41.9 2.0-4.6 43.5 4.0-5.2 76.9 13.2
January 5 5 31.8 4.8-10.4 46.2 2.0-4.2 47.6 6.6-7.6 86.8 18.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 15 407 64-152 42.1 27-63 42.9 71-85 83.5 226
Conference 8 8 238 39-84 46.4 19-41 46.3 42-51 82.4 139
Exhibition 1 1 33 4-7 57.1 2-4 50.0 11-14 78.6 21
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Home 10 10 275 45-107 42.1 17-42 40.5 40-47 85.1 147
Away 5 5 132 19-45 42.2 10-21 47.6 31-38 81.6 79
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 13 13 355 58-135 43.0 24-56 42.9 59-71 83.1 199
Losses 2 2 52 6-17 35.3 3-7 42.9 12-14 85.7 27
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November 5 5 140 22-57 38.6 7-19 36.8 18-21 85.7 69
December 5 5 108 18-43 41.9 10-23 43.5 20-26 76.9 66
January 5 5 159 24-52 46.2 10-21 47.6 33-38 86.8 91
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 15 27.1 6.3-14.9 42.1 2.7-6.2 42.9 7.0-8.4 83.5 22.2
Conference 8 8 29.8 6.6-14.1 46.4 3.2-6.9 46.3 7.1-8.6 82.4 23.4
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 4.8-8.5 57.1 2.4-4.8 50.0 13.3-17.0 78.6 25.5
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Home 10 10 27.5 6.5-15.6 42.1 2.5-6.1 40.5 5.8-6.8 85.1 21.4
Away 5 5 26.4 5.8-13.6 42.2 3.0-6.4 47.6 9.4-11.5 81.6 23.9
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 13 27.3 6.5-15.2 43.0 2.7-6.3 42.9 6.6-8.0 83.1 22.4
Losses 2 2 26.0 4.6-13.1 35.3 2.3-5.4 42.9 9.2-10.8 85.7 20.8
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November 5 5 28.0 6.3-16.3 38.6 2.0-5.4 36.8 5.1-6.0 85.7 19.7
December 5 5 21.6 6.7-15.9 41.9 3.7-8.5 43.5 7.4-9.6 76.9 24.4
January 5 5 31.8 6.0-13.1 46.2 2.5-5.3 47.6 8.3-9.6 86.8 22.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 15 27.1 1.3 3.6 4.9 2.3 - 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.0 0.3
Conference 8 8 29.8 0.6 4.0 4.6 2.6 - 2.0 2.4 0.8 1.3 0.3
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 1.0 14.0 15.0 2.0 - 1.0 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Home 10 10 27.5 1.6 3.3 4.9 2.0 - 1.8 2.0 0.9 1.1 0.3
Away 5 5 26.4 0.6 4.2 4.8 2.8 - 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.8 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 27.3 1.3 3.5 4.8 2.1 - 2.2 1.8 1.2 1.0 0.3
Losses 2 2 26.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 3.5 - 0.0 2.5 0.0 1.0 0.0
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November 5 5 28.0 2.0 3.4 5.4 2.8 - 1.8 2.2 0.8 1.8 0.2
December 5 5 21.6 1.4 3.6 5.0 1.8 - 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.2
January 5 5 31.8 0.4 3.8 4.2 2.2 - 2.2 2.2 1.0 1.0 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 15 407 19 54 73 34 - 28 29 1.0 15 4
Conference 8 8 238 5 32 37 21 - 16 19 0.8 10 2
Exhibition 1 1 33 1 14 15 2 - 1 3 0.3 0 0
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Home 10 10 275 16 33 49 20 - 18 20 0.9 11 3
Away 5 5 132 3 21 24 14 - 10 9 1.1 4 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 355 17 46 63 27 - 28 24 1.2 13 4
Losses 2 2 52 2 8 10 7 - 0 5 0.0 2 0
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November 5 5 140 10 17 27 14 - 9 11 0.8 9 1
December 5 5 108 7 18 25 9 - 8 7 1.1 1 1
January 5 5 159 2 19 21 11 - 11 11 1.0 5 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 15 27.1 1.9 5.3 7.2 3.3 0.0 2.8 2.9 1.0 1.5 0.4
Conference 8 8 29.8 0.8 5.4 6.2 3.5 0.0 2.7 3.2 0.8 1.7 0.3
Exhibition 1 1 33.0 1.2 17.0 18.2 2.4 0.0 1.2 3.6 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Home 10 10 27.5 2.3 4.8 7.1 2.9 0.0 2.6 2.9 0.9 1.6 0.4
Away 5 5 26.4 0.9 6.4 7.3 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.7 1.1 1.2 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 27.3 1.9 5.2 7.1 3.0 0.0 3.2 2.7 1.2 1.5 0.5
Losses 2 2 26.0 1.5 6.2 7.7 5.4 0.0 0.0 3.8 0.0 1.5 0.0
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November 5 5 28.0 2.9 4.9 7.7 4.0 0.0 2.6 3.1 0.8 2.6 0.3
December 5 5 21.6 2.6 6.7 9.3 3.3 0.0 3.0 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.4
January 5 5 31.8 0.5 4.8 5.3 2.8 0.0 2.8 2.8 1.0 1.3 0.5