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Wes VanBeck
Wes  VanBeck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westside HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

Major:
Kinesiology-Sport Administration


2017-18 GbG | 2016-17 GbG | 2015-16 GbG | 2014-15 GbG


HONORS
• 2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

Game Highs
Points 19 vs. Wake Forest (11/19/17)
FG 6
6
vs. UIW (11/25/17)
vs. Wake Forest (11/19/17)
FGA 12 vs. Wake Forest (11/19/17)
3FG 5 vs. Wake Forest (11/19/17)
3FGA 11 vs. Wake Forest (11/19/17)
FT 10 vs. Tulsa (1/4/17)
FTA 10 vs. Tulsa (1/4/17)
Rebounds 7 (3X) Most recently
at Tulane (1/17/18)
Assists 9 vs. Morgan State (11/11/16)
Steals 3 vs. Prairie View A&M (12/17/17)
Blocks 1
(6X)
at Liberty (11/18/17)
Minutes 37 vs. Tulsa (1/4/17)

SENIOR (2017-18)
Competed in 29 games with eight starts, including six straight to open the season... Finished with 14 points, including three 3-pointers, and added three rebounds with a block, assist and steal in season-opening win over McNeese... Had career-high 18 points with six rebounds and two assists at Liberty in Paradise Jam consolation semifinals... Posted career high for second straight night with 19 points in win over Wake Forest in Paradise Jam consolation title game... Finished with four rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals against the Demon Deacons... Tied for team lead with 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 3-of-4 from behind the arc, in win against UIW... Added three rebounds with an assist and steal against the Cardinals... Finished with 10 points and two rebounds in win against New Orleans... Drained all three 3-point attempts and finished with 10 points, four rebounds and two assists in win against Fairfield... Recorded 10 points with three rebounds, two assists and a team-high three steals in win against Prairie View A&M... Dished out four assists in win at USF to open American Athletic Conference play... Posted 11 points and tied for team-high honors with six rebounds at No. 9/9 Wichita State... Connected on 3-of-5 from behind the arc on the way to 10 points in win against Tulsa... Also grabbed four rebounds against the Golden Hurricane... Tied for team lead with six rebounds in win at ECU... Grabbed a key offensive rebound late in win over SMU and finished with four boards in the game. NCAA Tournament: Scored three points and grabbed two rebounds against No 7/7 Michigan in Second Round after missing most of the previous seven games with a hand injury.

JUNIOR (2016-17)
Earned and received a scholarship from the coaching staff in August 2016 after playing for his first two seasons as a walk-on.... Finished fourth on team with 7.5 points per game... Led all players with nine assists and only one turnover in the Cougars' season-opening win against Morgan State inside Hofheinz Pavilion... Added five points with two rebounds and a pair of steals against the Bears... Finished with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, in opening win over George Mason at Gulf Coast Showcase... Posted 10 points with a pair of 3-pointers in win over South Dakota during Gulf Coast Showcase Semifinals... Drained a 3-pointer to pull the Cougars to within one with 55 seconds left during the Gulf Coast Showcase championship win over Vermont... Finished with eight points, four rebounds and a pair of assists against the Catamounts... Posted 12 points with four rebounds in win against Cornell... Recorded 10 points with two rebounds and three assists in win against Prairie View A&M... Totaled 10 points with a pair of treys at Arkansas... Grabbed six rebounds in win against Rhode Island... Scored 13 points with five rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals in win against Liberty... Made first start of his career against Harvard... Finished with six points off a pair of 3-pointers and grabbed three rebounds against the Crimson... Totaled 11 points with three rebounds and three steals in win at USF... Moved into starting lineup shortly before tipoff vs. Tulsa after illness to Rob Gray... Finished with 16 points, including 10-of-10 shooting from the free throw line, while playing 37 minutes... Sank four free throws in the final minute to ice the win... Finished with 11 points and grabbed four rebounds with a pair of assists against No. 22/22 Cincinnati... Scored 13 points with three rebounds, three assists and three 3-pointers in win at East Carolina... Posted 11 points with three 3-pointers and a team-high four assists in Senior Day win over East Carolina in Final Game inside Hofheinz Pavilion.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Competed in 21 games... Made his season debut against Prairie View A&M in the season opener... Finished with five points and two assists against the Panthers... Posted six points with a pair of rebounds in win against Eastern Illinois during Global Sports Classic Second Round... Drained a pair of free throws with Houston clinging to a 90-89 lead and only 12 seconds remaining in double overtime against Wyoming the during the Global Sports Classic Championship Round... Totaled eight points with a pair of 3-pointers in win against Nicholls... Tied for team-high honors with 15 points, including two 3-pointers, against USF... Grabbed two rebounds and dished our four assists against the Bulls.... Sank all four free throw attempts in win against Tulsa... Scored 11 points, thanks to three 3-pointers, in nine minutes in double-overtime win at East Carolina... Also grabbed two rebounds against the Pirates.

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Competed in 17 games... Made his collegiate debut in the Cougars' season-opening win at Murray State... Grabbed an offensive rebound against the Racers... Scored three points with a rebound at Harvard... Finished with three points in six minutes against UCF... Snared a rebound and dished out an assist at Cincinnati... Scored three points with two rebounds in 19 minutes at UCF.... Drained all four 3-point attempts on the way to 12 points and grabbed three rebounds with an assist against USF... Finished with six points and a pair of rebounds in overtime win at Tulane... Recorded 10 points with a pair of 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds with three assists against East Carolina during the regular-season finale.

WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Competed for head coach Deon Williams... Honored as team's Offensive Player of the Year and recognized as an HABC All-Star... Played for coach T.J. Ford Elite in AAU play. Senior (2013-14): Averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to lead the Wolves to a 26-6 overall record and undefeated District 20-5A championship. Junior (2012-13): Led team to District championship.


PERSONAL
Full name is Wesley David VanBeck... Born in Houston... Son of Sarah and Scott VanBeck... Majoring in kinesiology-sport administration.

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