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Faith Pope
Faith  Pope

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

High School:
Mt. Pleasant

Last College:
Tyler JC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 195

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

10/21/2017

MBB: Jones Selected in NBA G League Draft

Memphis Hustle select former UTA guard in the third round of the league draft

05/08/2017

MBK: Seniors set for next career moves

Bilbao, Charles, Jones and Pope set for their next chapter with recent decisions.

03/22/2017

MBB: CSU Bakersfield 80, UTA 76 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' NIT loss to CSU Bakersfield.

03/22/2017

MBB: Roadrunners Outlast Mavs in NIT Quarterfinals

Mavs Set School Record with 27-Win Season in 2016-17

03/20/2017

MBB: Mavs Charge Past Akron in NIT Second Round

UTA Faces Winner of CSU Bakersfield and Colorado State

05/05/2017

2017 UTA All Sports Banquet

A selection of photos from the 2017 UTA All Sports Banquet in College Park Center.

03/15/2017

MBB: UTA at BYU First Round NIT

A few BYU Photos from the UTA at BYU game in the first round of the NIT in Provo, Utah.

03/11/2017

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State

02/25/2017

MBB: UTA vs. South Alabama

Photos from UTA's home victory over South Alabama in College Park Center.

01/14/2017

MBB: UTA at Troy, Jan. 14, 2017

Photos from the UTA men's basketball team's contest at Troy - Courtesy of Chris Davis & Troy Athletics.

AS A SENIOR (2016-17): One of six players to see action in all 36 games ... 36 appearances tied for the most ever for a UTA player in a single season ... started the first four contests of the season as well as the SBC title clinching Senior Night contest against Troy ... averaged 5.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in 11.8 minutes per game ... shot .511 from the field ... equaled his career high with 14 points in the home win over Troy ... scored 7 of the team's first 9 points of the game - two dunks and a 3-pointer - against Troy ... scored a 10 points to go with 8 rebounds against Saint Francis (Ill.) ... scored in 35 of 36 games ... sank a big 3-point field goal in the first half of the win at Saint Mary's ... registered a career-high three blocks at Minnesota ... earned his first career start in the season opener against Texas Southern and grabbed seven rebounds ... went 3-for-3 from behind the 3-point arc at ULM en route to 11 points ... scored 8 points in the team's first round NIT victory at BYU and 6 on a pair of 3-pointers in the quarterfinal contest against CSU Bakersfield.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Made 34 appearances for UTA ... Averaged 4.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 11.5 minutes ... 14 blocks were third-most among Mavericks ... Garnered a season-high 14 points in the season opener against Fordham.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON (TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE): Helped lead the Apaches to a 25-9 record and appearance in the 2015 NJCAA national tournament ... earned a spot on the 2015 All-Region XIV Team ... averaged 12.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists ... Shot 53.7 percent, including 43.5 percent on 3-pointers ... Shot 67.4 percent at the line ... averaged 12.0 points and 4.7 rebounds as a freshman.

PRIOR TO TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE: A 2013 graduate of Mt. Pleasant (Iowa) High School High School ... coached by Paul Runquist ... class 3A first team all-state selection ... led Mt. Pleasant to a 19-6 record as a senior ... attended freshman-junior years at Ottumwa (Iowa) High School before transferring... coached by Chris Gravett ... team's leading scorere and rebounder ... earned 3rd team all-state as a junior ... played AAU basketball for Iowa Pump & Run.

PERSONAL: Son of Gregory and Sandra Pope ... has three siblings, Kinyotta, Rashiud and Akiya ... Aunt, Brenda Morehead, won both the 100 and 200-meters at the 1976 Olympic Trials and competed in the Montreal Olympic Games ... Interdisciplinary studies major ... career interests include becoming a basketball coach ... lists music and fashion among his interests ... favorite class at UTA was african-american studies.

POPE CAREER STATISTICS
Total 3-Ptr F-Throws Rebounds
Season GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2015-16 34-1 391/11.5 56-118 .475 9-36 .250 26-39 .667 25 64 89 2.6 42 0 21 17 14 15 147 4.3
2016-17 36-5 425/11.8 71-139 .511 12-39 .308 32-53 .604 33 72 105 2.9 55 2 18 25 18 15 186 5.2
Total 70-6 816/11.7 127-257 .494 21-75 .280 58-92 .630 58 136 194 2.8 97 2 39 42 32 30 333 4.8

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