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 career-high 20 points and pulled down 9 rebounds vs. LSU (1/15) ... Posted 10 points and 5 boards at Arkansas (3/5) ... Grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 6 points vs. Missouri (2/8) ... Tied a career-high with 11 rebounds three times vs. Mississippi State (1/25), vs. Auburn (1/9) and vs. Mercer (12/22) ... Also tallied 6 points, 3 assists and 3 blocked shots vs. the Bulldogs (1/25) ... Had 9 boards and 7 points vs. 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 ... Son of Lourdes and Manuel Saiz.
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