UTA held its annual media day at College Park Center on Nov. 1, 2017 with UTA men's basketball
AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18): Suffered a knee injury in a preseason charity scrimmage at the University of Oklahoma ... spent the season in rehabilitation ... will receive a medical redshirt and will have four years of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Clear Brook High School ... coached by Christian Thompson ... a finalist for the Guy V. Lewis Award as Greater Houston's top boys player ... District 24-6A Most Valuable player as a senior ... led district in scoring and rebounding three times ... became program's all-time leading scorer with 2,006 points during his prep career ... averaged 20.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.8 steals during his prep career ... registered averages of 25 points and 7.9 rebounds per game as a senior ... team went 25-9 in 2017 ... fell just two points shy of the school record for points in a single game when he scored 46 points in a win over La Porte High School as a junior ... scored 38 points in a rivalry win over Clear Creek that same season that clinched a playoff berth ... four-year letterwinner ... voted 24-6A Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore and Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... played AAU basketball for Texas Boys' Athletic Club ... coached by Chris Walker ... rated as the No. 44 player in Texas by Texas Basketball Review and the No. 41 player in the state by Texas Top 100 ... listed as No. 14 best player in the Houston area by RCS Sports ... son of David and Jacquelyn Azore ... has one sister, Joilyn ... lists Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox as the top player he has faced ... lists becoming an entrepreneur as a career aspiration.
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