Tamar Bates Earns Jordan Brand Classic Honor – Indiana University Athletics


Indiana College males’s basketball signee Tamar Bates, a 6-4 taking pictures guard from Kansas Metropolis, Kan. who performed his ultimate prep season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., was named to the 30-man roster of the Jordan Model Traditional.  There will likely be no sport this 12 months. He’s the tenth IU recruit chosen for recognition within the occasion which started in 2002.
Hoosiers in The Jordan Model Traditional
2021    Tamar Bates
2019    Trayce Jackson-Davis
2018    Romeo Langford
2015    Thomas Bryant
2014    James Blackmon, Jr.
2013    Noah Vonleh, Troy Williams
2007    Eric Gordon
2004    D.J. White
2002    Bracey White
Bates averaged 11.4 factors and shot 40.0% from lengthy distance at IMG.
A five-star recruit, Bates, is ranked because the No. 23 prospect within the nation by ESPN.com, 28th by 247Sports.com and 30th by Rivals.com.
A two-time All-State honoree at Piper Excessive Faculty in Kansas Metropolis Kansas beneath Coach David Birch, Bates averaged 22.1 factors, 5.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and a couple of.0 steals per sport as a junior whereas main them to a 21-1 mark and a spot within the Class 4A state semifinals. The event was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He transformed 58.0% from the ground, together with a 44.1% mark from three-point vary, and 88.0 % from the free throw line that season.
He was named the Kansas All-Lessons Participant of the 12 months in 2020 and in addition was the winner of the celebrated DiRenna Award, which is introduced to the highest highschool female and male basketball participant within the Kansas Metropolis metro space.
As a sophomore, he led the Pirates to their first state hoops championship in Kansas Class 4A final 12 months and scored 20 factors within the group’s championship sport win over Augusta.  He averaged 16.7 factors, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds as a sophomore. 


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