Sebastian Saiz

Sebastian  Saiz


Madrid, Spain

High School:
Sunrise Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240




Rebels Fall To Yellow Jackets In NIT Quarterfinals

Saiz Posts 19 Points, 15 Rebouds For 23rd Double-Double


Ole Miss Takes Down No. 1 Seeded Syracuse On The Road

Davis Scores 30 Points, Goes 6-7 From Beyond The Arch


Rebels Down Monmouth, Advance To NIT Second Round

Burnett's 15-Point Second Half Lifts Rebels Over Monmouth


Rebels Fall Short To No. 3 Seed Arkansas

Davis Scores Team-High 26 Points


Rebels Roll Tigers, Pick Up Win No. 20

Saiz Records 20th Double-Double of the Season With 14 Points, 16 Boards


Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

CAREER: Finished his career second all-time in Ole Miss history with 1,008 rebounds … One of only two players in school history to top 1,000 rebounds … Just the seventh player in SEC history with 1,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 100 blocked shots … Tied for fifth in school history with 32 career double-doubles (32), and ranks fifth in blocked shots (127) and 23rd in scoring (1,273).

2016-17 (SENIOR): Started all 36 games … Earned first team All-SEC honors from the Associated Press and the league’s coaches …  Named first team All-District by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the National Association of Basketball Writers ... Won the C Spire Howell Trophy as the best men’s college basketball player in Mississippi … Averaged 15.1 points, 11.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.1 blocked shots, 1.0 steals and 33.3 minutes per game … Shot 46.9 percent from the field (181 of 386), 28.8 percent from 3-point range (21 of 73) and 74.4 percent from the line (160 of 215) … Led the SEC and ranked fifth in the NCAA in rebounding … His 11.4 rebounding average was the third best season-single mark in school history and his 409 total rebounds was the most in Ole Miss history and the fifth most in the SEC since 1985-86 … Finished second on the team in scoring, third in blocked shots and fourth in  field goal percentage  … Scored in double figures 28 times and topped the 20-point mark 10 times … Finished 10th in the SEC in scoring … Pulled down double-digits rebounds 24 times … Led the team in scoring 11 times and rebounding 25 times … Set an Ole Miss single season record with 23 double-doubles, which led the SEC and tied for third nationally … Posted a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds in the NIT Quarterfinals versus Georgia Tech (3/21) … Had a double-double with 23 points and 10 boards at Monmouth (3/14) … Recorded a double-double with 21 points and 15 rebounds in a win over Final Four participant South Carolina (3/4) … Posted 23 points, 10 rebounds and shot a perfect 11 of 11 from the line in a win at Mississippi State (2/21) … Had 10 points and 16 rebounds in a win at Vanderbilt (2/4) … Recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds versus Baylor (1/28) … Posted 23 points and 13 rebounds versus Kentucky (12/29) … Recorded five straight double-doubles from 12/15-1/7 … Scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds against Saint Joseph’s (11/20) … Pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds and scored 22 points in a win over UMass (11/14).

2015-16 (JUNIOR): Played in 26 games with 24 starts … Missed six games from 1/19-2/6 with a detached retina … Averaged 11.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 1.1 blocked shots, 0.9 steals and 28.5 minutes per game … Shot 49.4 percent from the field (115-of-233), 22.2 percent from 3-point range (2-of-9) and 65.2 percent from the line (73-of-112) … Led the team and ranked fourth in the SEC in rebounding … Finished second on the team in scoring, blocked shots and field goal percentage  … Scored in double figures 17 times and topped the 20-point mark three times … Pulled down double-digits rebounds 10 times and posted eight double-doubles … Recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds in a road win at Tennessee (3/5) … Scored 15 points and pulled down 14 boards in a win over Mizzou (2/23) … Scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in win over Alabama in The Pavilion grand opening (1/7) … Had 16 points and 12 boards in a win at UMass (12/5) … Posted career highs with 24 points and 17 rebounds against Georgia Southern (11/16) … Scored 16 points, pulled down 14 boards and blocked three shots  in the season opener versus Northwestern State (11/13).

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 34 games with 32 starts ... Averaged 7.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.0 blocked shots, 0.6 steals and 23.2 minutes per game ... Shot 57.8 percent from the floor (104-of-180) and 64.5 percent from the line (49-of-76) ... Led the team and finished 17th in the SEC in rebounding (5.5/game) ... Also lead the squad in FG percentage (.578) and blocked shot (33) and finished fourth in scoring (7.6/game) ... Scored in double figures nine times and posted two double-digit rebound games ... Averaged 7.0 points and 7.0 rebounds a games in Ole Miss’ two NCAA Tournament games ... Posted 10 points and nine boards in the Rebels’ win over BYU (3/17) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed six boards versus Vanderbilt (3/7) ... Recorded first career double-double with 12 points and a season-high 13 rebounds versus Georgia (2/25) ... Tallied nine points and nine boards in a win over Texas A&M (2/4) ... Had nine points and eight rebounds in a win over Mississippi State (1/28) ... Posted nine points and 10 rebounds at Georgia (1/20) ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting, in a win at No. 19 Arkansas (1/17) ... Posted a season-high 17 points and pulled down five boards in a win at Oregon (12/7).

2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 33 games with 13 starts ... Averaged 5.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, 0.8 blocked shots, 0.7 steals and 19.9 minutes per game ... Shot 46.7 percent from the field (64-of-137) and 65.6 percent from the line (40-of-61) ... Scored in double figures three times including one 20-point game ... Finished second in the team and fifth among freshmen in the SEC in rebounding ... Pulled down double-digit rebounds in five games ... Averaged 7.6 boards a game over his final five games ... Scored a season-high 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds versus LSU (1/15) ... Posted 10 points and five boards at Arkansas (3/5) ... Grabbed 10 rebounds and scored six points versus Missouri (2/8) ... Tied a career-high with 11 rebounds three times versus Mississippi State (1/25), versus Auburn (1/9) and versus Mercer (12/22) ... Also tallied six points, three assists and three blocked shots versus the Bulldogs (1/25) ... Had nine boards and seven points versus Mississippi Valley State (11/22).

HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in the FIBA U-19 World Championships leading Spain to a fifth-place finish while averaging 9.6 points and 9.4 rebounds, posting four double-doubles ... Participated in the FIBA U-20 World Championships averaging 7.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game ... Led Spain to the bronze medal game at the U-20 Championships where he posted tournament highs of 15 points and 13 rebounds to give Spain a 70-63 victory over Russia ... Ranked as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 3 overall prospect in the state of Kansas by ESPN ... Averaged 15.4 points, 10 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2 blocks his senior year for coach Kyle Lindsted ... Led his high school team to a 27-2 record during his senior season ... High school teammate of Janari Joesaar.

PERSONAL: Full name is Juan Sebastian Saiz Soto ... Originally from Madrid, Spain ... Born on July 15, 1994 ... Majoring in business management ... Son of Lourdes and Manuel Saiz.


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