Nicholas Baer

POSITION: PF

Height: 6' 7" (201cm)

 

Weight: 218lbs (100kg)

 

Born: 1996

 

Citizenship: USA

 

University: Iowa

 

Team: Raptors 905 (G-League)

Player Profile

  • Versatile stretch 4 with great motor and high basketball IQ who is a deadly three point shooter with deep range. Only player in school history at University of Iowa to surpass 750 points, 500 rebounds, 100 assists, 100 steals, 100 blocks, and 100 3-point field goals during college career.

  • Played the 2019-2020 season in the NBA G-League for the Raptors 905 where in 39 games played he averaged 4.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 16.9 minutes per game while shooting 44% from the field and 30.6% from 3pt range.

 

  • Named 2019 1st Team All-Hart Sports Camp

 

  • Named the Top Rookie at the 2019 Hart Sports Camp!

 

  • Played at NCAA Division I University of Iowa from 2015-2019 which competes in the Big Ten Conference

 

  • Recorded 791 points, 578 rebounds, 169 assists, 132 steals, 121 blocks, and 140 three point field goals made during his college career

 

  • Named Academic All-Big Ten four straight seasons(2015-2019)

 

  • One of 3 players in school history to lead the team in steals three consecutive season

 

  • Only player in school history to the lead the team in steals and blocks in the same season twice

 

  • As a senior in 2018-2019 averaged 6.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1 blocked shot, and 1 steal in 19.1 minutes per game while shooting 43.5% from the field, 38.1% from three point range, and 63.8% from the free throw line on a team that reached the 2019 NCAA Tournament

 

  • Tied a season high with 17 points in win over Illinois in the 2019 Big Ten Tournament on March 14, 2019 while shooting 5/6 from three point range.

 

  • Led the team in blocks and steals, and was third in rebounding

 

  • As a junior in 2017-2018 averaged 5.3 points, 5 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1 blocked shots, and 1 steal in 21.4 minutes per game while shooting 40.2% from the field, 30.7% from three point range, and 59.1% from the free throw line

 

  • Ranked among the team leaders in rebounding(3rd), steals(1st), and blocked shots(2nd)

 

  • Recorded a stat sheet stuffing double/double in a win over Drake with 11 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals in 23 minutes on December 16, 2019

 

  • As a sophomore in 2016-2017 averaged 7.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.3 blocked shots, and 1.4 steals in 23.8 minutes per game while shooting 44.8% from the field, 39.7% from three point range, and 61.4% from the free throw line

 

  • Only NCAA Division I Player in the country during the 2016-2017 season and only Big Ten player over the last 25 years to amass 250 points, 45 steals, 45 3-pointers, and 40+ blocked shots in a season!

 

  • Named Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year for the 2016-2017 season

 

  • Ranked among the Big Ten leaders in steals(5th), blocked shots(10th), and rebounding(18th)

 

  • Recorded a career high 20 points to go along with 10 rebounds on March 5, 2017 in a win over Penn State

 

  • As a freshman in 2015-2016 averaged 4.8 points, 2.6 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game while shooting 49.6% from the field, 39.4% from three point range, and 66.7% from the free throw line on a team that reached the 2016 NCAA Tournament

 

  • Had a strong game in the NCAA Tournament in a loss to eventual national champion Villanova recording 15 points and 4 rebounds on March 20, 2016

 

  • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after after recording 13 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 blocked shots on December 19, 2015 in a win over Drake