Freshman C (Baylor)- 7'0" 201 lbs. DOB: 10/25/1993
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2011-2012 Season (HS): 14 points, 9 rebounds, 6 blocks
July 12, 2012
Austin is a legit 7-footer with long arms. He is a perimeter-oriented player at this point, and needs to refine his game as a power forward/center. He's similar to Anthony Davis in his ability to run the floor and handle, but it will be interesting to see how his game translates in college. Baylor lost Perry Jones and Quincy Miller, so it will be largely Austin and point guard Pierre Jackson's team, and if Austin can show leadership and toughness, he has a shot at being a top five pick. With that said, he'll be a bit of a project at the NBA level due to his lack of strength and inexperience in the post. At this point in his development, he's similar to Anthony Randolph.