Isaiah Austin Declares For 2014 NBA Draft

Isaiah Austin will enter the 2014 NBA Draft, leaving Baylor after his sophomore season. Austin averaged 11.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game. Austin is currently projected as the 38th overall pick by DraftExpress.
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To Stay or To Go?

Isaiah Austin made the decision to come back to Baylor after his freshman campaign. Well, the NBA question is still out there, so we take a deeper look at his options.
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Austin's 18 points help Baylor from embarrassing blown lead as Bears upset Oklahoma

The first two times that Baylor played Oklahoma this season, the Bears struggled through the opening minutes and failed to get on track until it was a bit too late. This time, they delivered the opening blow. The Bears roared to a 21-point lead early in the second half Thursday night, and then held off a frantic rally by the Sooners for a 78-73 victory in the Big 12 tournament...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor holds on to down No. 17 Oklahoma

Isaiah Austin scored 18 points and Baylor held on after blowing most of a 21-point lead for a 78-73 victory over No. 17 Oklahoma on Thursday night in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Video Of 5 Baylor Basketball Players Getting Baptized This Week

The below video may not directly involve college basketball, but it’s still interesting nonetheless. Bears sophomore center Isaiah Austin posted an Instagram video of five of his Baylor teammates getting baptized at the university earlier this week. Baylor, for those unaware, is a Baptist university. Austin also wrote the below message about the event: We’ll see if their newfound...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blind eye no excuse for Baylor's Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin came to the stark realization as a teenager that he'd never again see out of his right eye. Multiple operations couldn't fix the detached retina and save his vision after a previous injury was aggravated doing a routine dunk before a middle school game. ''It was real hard. ... I'm losing sight, like I'm half-blind now,'' recalled Austin...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin overcomes blind eye on court

Fans knew there was something different about Isaiah Austin’s eyes. You could see it when he played. It was hard to place exactly what, but it was obvious. On Jan. 18, Austin made everything clear in a feature that aired on ESPN’s College Gameday. Isaiah Austin, former five-star prospect, All-Big 12 and future NBA player, is blind in his right eye. When Austin was in middle...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Center Isaiah Austin Plays Partially Blind (Video)

Baylor center Isaiah Austin is blind in one eye because of a torn retina he suffered at the age of 16. This injury caused him to lose his vision in his right eye. Now on the court, Austin wears protective glasses and a prosthetic eye cover. What could have been an “excuse” turned into a gift and a story for Austin to tell everyone about.
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor freshman Austin out with ankle injury

Baylor freshman Isaiah Austin missed the second game of the season for the 19th-ranked Bears. Austin was out Sunday against Jackson State after he sprained his right ankle during his impressive collegiate debut two days earlier. The 7-foot-1 center scored 22 points in 17 minutes Friday in Baylor's 99-77 win over Lehigh. Austin rolled his ankle early in the second half when...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Baylor's Austin leaves with injury

Highly-touted freshman Isaiah Austin came out of his college debut for 19th-ranked Baylor early Friday after he apparently stepped on somebody else's foot following a basket. While sitting on the court after he made a turnaround jumper, the 7-foot-1 center pulled his goggles off his head and pulled his jersey over his face. The crowd got silent as trainers looked at his right...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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