UTA senior becomes the program's first 2-time first team selection
Postgame notes following UTA's home victory of Georgia State
Erick Neal, Kevin Hervey Earn Double-Doubles
UTA set to improve on its 12-2 home record with a win for its eight departing seniors
UTA looking to maintain its home form in key Sun Belt contests
MBB: UTA vs. Appalachian State - Sun Belt Championship quarterfinals
UTA men's basketball hosted Appalachian State on Thursday, Feb. 1 at College Park Center.
Photos courtesy of Georgia Southern athletics from the Maverick men's basketball team's contest against the Eagles.
A selection of Mark Wagner photos from UTA's Jan. 11, 2018 men's basketball game at Little Rock.
A selection of Creighton courtesy photos from the UTA at CU basketball game in 2017.
AS A SENIOR (2017-18): Appeared in 26 of the team's 34 games ... averaged 2.8 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... shot .750 from the field ... scored a career-high 11 points on a perfect 5-for-5 from the field at No. 25 Alabama ... grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds in 32 minutes at Georgia Southern, his first career start ... made first career home start on Feb. 1 against Appalachian State ... scored 10 points on a perfect 4-for-4 from the floor at Niagara ... scored 7 points with 3 rebounds in 16 minutes at BYU ... sparked a UTA run during the win at BYU by sprinting to midcourt and diving after a loose ball ... set a career best with 6 rebounds at Niagara and at home against ULM ... also registered a career high with 2 steals in the home win over ULM.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Appeared in 31 of 36 games during the season ... averaged 1.2 points and 1.3 rebounds per game ... shooting .500 on 12-of-24 from the field ... played a season-high 13 minutes at UT Dallas ... played 10 minutes three times in league play ... scored a season-high 6 points against Saint Francis (Ill.) and 5 against UT Dallas ... grabbed 4 rebounds and to go with 4 points at South Alabama ... registered a season-high with 4 rebounds at home against Coastal Carolina ... Grabbed 4 rebounds at Minnesota ... blocked 3 shots against Saint Francis and UT Dallas ... earned Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll honors.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON (BLINN JUNIOR COLLEGE): Appeared in and started 17 games, averaging 8.9 points and 11.1 boards a game … Shot 58.1% from the field … Played under head coach Scott Schumacher.
PRIOR TO BLINN (TCU): Played in 15 games overall and 6 in Big 12 competition ... scored a total 19 points and 10 blocks while shooting 62% from the field ... scored a season-high 12 points (5-5) to go with 6 rebounds against Mississippi Valley State ... totaled a season-high 20 minutes with 3 blocks against the Delta Devils.
PRIOR TO TCU: A 2014 graduate of Alma Academy ... played for coach Igor Rwigema in Quebec … Averaged 10 points, 12 rebounds and 3.5 blocks as a senior … Competed for Team Canada at the 2013 NIKE Global Challenge and won the Canadian Championship ... youth club teammate of Oregon junior Chris Boucher ... played AAU basketball for Qc United.
PERSONAL: Son of Tshif Kabadyundi … Has 3 siblings, brothers Yannick Wak and Jordy Tshimanga and sister Yasmine Bidikuindila ... Enjoys photo editing and cooking ... Calls Nerlens Noel and Chris McCullough among the best players he has faced ... A communications studies major ... Post basketball career plans include web development and photography ... Lists the diverse population as one of his favorite things about attending UTA ... Favorite class at UTA is communication graphics.
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