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Jorge Bilbao
Jorge  Bilbao

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

Last College:
Loiola Indautxu

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/27/1995

Experience:
3L

02/25/2017

MBB: Balanced scoring leads Mavericks to victory

Four players scored in double figures as UTA defeats South Alabama 86-75.

02/25/2017

MBB: UTA 86, South Alabama 75 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs victory over South Alabama

02/23/2017

MBB: Mavs ready for final regular season home games

UTA hosts South Alabama and Troy with postseason fate on the line.

02/21/2017

MBB: Hervey named Sun Belt Player of the Week

Hervey averaged 22.5 points and 11.5 points in wins over Georgia State and Georgia Southern.

02/20/2017

MBB: UTA 81, Georgia Southern 71 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs victory at Georgia Southern

02/25/2017

MBB: UTA vs. South Alabama

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

02/20/2017

MBB: UTA at Georgia Southern (2/20/17)

UTA men's basketball posted an 81-71 win at Georgia Southern on Monday night to remain on top of the league standings.

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.

12/03/2016

MBB: UTA at North Texas - Dec. 3, 2016

Photos provided by the North Texas athletic media relations office from the Mavericks' victory at the Mean Green.

11/29/2016

UT Arlington vs. Texas

Nov. 29, 2016

AS A SENIOR (2016-17 - As of Feb. 21): One of three players to have started all 27 games this season ... averages a career-best 9.0 points to go with 6.5 rebounds in 24.4 minutes per game ... 11th on the UTA list for career rebounds with 595 ... owns a 5.0 career rebound average ... has started 92 of his 118 career appearances ... has 3 double-doubles in points/rebounds ... has led the team in rebounding seven times set a career-high with 15 rebounds in a home win over ULM ... scored a season-high 17 points twice, at South Alabama and at home against Arkansas State ... went 6-of-8 from the field at South Alabama and 7-of-8 against A-St ... scored 16 key points, including a run of 10-straight, in the team’s win at Georgia Southern ... grabbed a total of 24 rebounds in road swing at Applachian State (11) and Coastal Carolina (13) ... first double-double of the season was a 10 points, 10 rebounds performance in a New Year’s Eve victory over Coastal Carolina ... played a career high 32 minutes in the season-opening win over Texas Southern ... set a season high with 3 steals in the team’s win at then 12th-ranked Saint Mary’s.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): One of 2 Mavericks to start all 35 games … Averaged 6.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 24.4 minutes … Averaged rebounds ranked 7th in the SBC, 6th in offensive boards (2.6) and 9th in defensive rebounds (4.5) … Had 6 rebounds at Louisiana Tech on Nov. 17 … Picked up a double-double (18 points, 11 rebounds) at Georgia State on Feb. 6 ... 247 total rebounds is 15th most for a single season at UTA.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Appeared in 30 games with 21 starts … Averaged >3.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.63 assists, 0.29 blocks and 15.7 minutes … Shot 63% (46-73) from the floor … Hit a season-high 18 points at Louisiana Feb. 7 … Tallied 10 rebounds at App State on March 7.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Played in 30 games with 10 starts … Averaged 1.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.43 assists, 0.10 blocks and 10.8 minutes a game … Put up a season-best 7 rebounds 3 times … selected to play in the 2014 Basket Basque Tour for the Basque National Team.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: A 2013 graduate of Na Senora de Begona, Jesuitak Indautxu ... Played for Jesus "Txutxo" Sanz ... led Loiola Indautxu to nationals in the U18 Basque Country League … Played on Loiola Indautxu senior team since 2010 and was the leading scorer and rebounder … Named MVP of the Euskadi Regional Championship … Averaged 30.1 points and 13.8 rebounds in 2012-13.

PERSONAL: Son of Maria Begona and Francisco Javier … Double major in international business and marketing … Has 2 older brothers, Guillermo and Eduardo ... Interested in a post-basketball career in marketing ... Lists Karl-Anthony Towns or Andray Blatche as the best players he's faced ... Favorite class at UTA was ECON 3328 ... Favorite professor at UTA is Roger Wehr for making classes interesting ... listed as one of 10 influential Hispanic students at UTA by the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, during the fall of 2016.

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