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6-9 / 230
Missed the year due to an injury... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll... earned his bachelor's degree from UCF in the spring of 2006.
An Atlantic Sun All-Academic honoree... played in 28 contests, making 26 starts... averaged 6.4 points and 4.3 boards... hit 27 treys... recorded double-figures in scoring four times... played 37 minutes in the NCAA Tournament against Connecticut, matching a career-best with 15 points... hit three triples versus the Huskies... added seven boards, two assists, two blocks and three steals in that game... the 37 minutes also marked a career-high... snatched six rebounds in the A-Sun Championship title game against Gardner-Webb... added two blocks in the win over the Bulldogs... sank a pair of three-pointers versus Belmont in the semifinals... finished with six points and two steals... totaled six points and five boards against Mercer to open the championship... scored eight points and hit a pair of treys at Campbell... hit all four of his field goal attempts at Stetson, finishing with nine points and five boards against the Hatters... sank two treys and hit all three of his attempts from the floor on his way to 10 points versus Jacksonville... had nine points and nine boards at Georgia State... was 3-for-3 from the field with six points at home against Campbell... also had four assists versus the Camels... pulled down seven boards and added four points at UMKC... scored 11 points and posted a career-high 14 rebounds at home against Gardner-Webb... six of his boards came on the offensive end... collected five boards against Utah State... registered nine points versus New Mexico State... was 5-of-5 at the free-throw line and had 13 points and six rebounds in the season opener at Alaska Fairbanks... made all five of his free throw tries in that contest.
Appeared in all 31 games, earning one start... scored 2.2 points per contest... contributed three points, three boards and a team-high three blocks versus Jacksonville... made his only start of the campaign at Belmont... grabbed a season-high seven boards at Jacksonville... finished with five points and two steals against the Dolphins... sank a late three-pointer at Niagara to help UCF to a two-point victory... totaled seven points and grabbed six boards against Gardner-Webb... hit all four of his field goal attempts and finished with nine points to go with five boards in the road win over Campbell... snatched five boards versus Navy... scored four points, all at the free-throw line, in the season opener versus Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.
As a freshman, saw time in 30 games, averaging three points... made a pair of starts... scored in double-figures on three occasions... averaged 3.6 points and 3.6 boards in conference contests... tallied 11 points and seven rebounds in the road victory at Campbell... scored a season-high 15 points at home against local rival Stetson... logged a season-high 27 minutes at Kansas State and had six rebounds against the Wildcats... scored 10 points against Florida Atlantic in his first Atlantic Sun game... grabbed 11 boards against Tennessee-Martin... made his first career start at Tulane in the University Hoops Classic... recorded six boards in that contest... had a nine-point effort on 4-of-5 shooting in the win over nationally-ranked College of Charleston... scored five points in season opener at Navy.
Attended Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill, N.J., where he played for coach Jim Crawford... his squad recorded at least 20 victories in each season that he played at Camden Catholic... as a junior, team won state championship... that team finished the season ranked third in the state.
Born in Gibbsboro, N.J... son of Lisa Bakanowsky... has two sisters, Kelli and Katey... majoring in liberal studies.