Texas Longhorns freshman forward Mohamed Bamba made his collegiate debut on Friday against Northwestern State and certainly looked the part of the 5-star prospect he arrived in Austin as.
Following a fairly dominant two-way effort in the Longhorns 105-59 victory, Bamba earned Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week honors, along with Kansas’ Marcus Garrett, the conference announced on Monday.
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These guys balled out. ⛹️ pic.twitter.com/GVyfo4X0o8
— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) November 13, 2017
In just 23 minutes of action, Bamba recorded a team-high 15 points on an efficient 6-of-9 shooting performance, along with 8 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 assists and 1 steal. Bamba’s 4 blocks of matching the freshman debut record set by James Banks last season.
— Ezra Siegel (@SiegelEzra) November 11, 2017
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