Hawk-Item – – Signed a letter of intent to attend West Virginia as a prep senior . . . played in 20 games for West Virginia in 2006-07, averaging 1.9 points per game as West Virginia won the 2007 post-season NIT . . . shot 32.5% from the field and 75% from the free throw line for post-season NIT champions . . . season-best 13 points in 17 minutes in non-conference win over Slippery Rock, while at West Virginia . . . three assists in two games . . . fractured his hand in practice Feb. 2 and did not return to game action until March 13 . . . coach at West Virginia was John Beilein . . . made only six career two-point baskets, five while playing for West Virginia and one at Iowa . . . attempted only 16 career two-pointers, 11 at West Virginia and five at Iowa . . . a career 36% shooter from 3-point range.
2009-10 – – Team co-captain . . . played in 32 games with one start . . . averaged 3.1 points and 0.9 rebounds . . . netted double figures in two games (Prairie View A&M and Northwestern) . . . led or shared team-high honors in steals in five games . . . ranked fourth on the team in 3-pointers made (32) . . . ranked fifth in the Big Ten in 3-point percentage (.417, 20-of-48), in Big Ten games only . . . ranked 12th in the Big Ten in 3-point percentage (.381, 32-of-84), in all games . . . made three 3-pointers or more in five games . . . netted 15 points on five 3-pointers, playing a season-high 25 minutes, in home win over Northwestern, matching career high in assists with three . . . started the only game of the season in Iowa’s win over South Carolina State . . . recorded six points on two 3-pointers in win over Bowling Green . . . drained three treys vs. #3 Texas . . . tallied 11 points and made his first career free throws (2-2) as a Hawkeye in win over Prairie View A&M . . . collected nine points, three rebounds and two assists in home game vs. Minnesota . . . posted nine points on three 3-pointers in win over Penn State . . . notched a season-high four rebounds at Northwestern.
2008-09 – – One of only three players in school history to make eight three-pointers in a single game (8-13 vs. Ohio State) . . . started nine times while playing in all 32 games . . . scored in double figures in five games . . . six points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Michigan in Big Ten Tournament . . . nine points, five rebounds and two assists in 50 minutes in win over Penn State . . . career-high 24 points (8-13 3-pt. FG’s) against Ohio State . . . 12 points with career-highs in rebounds (9) and minutes played (45) in win over Michigan . . . five points at Wisconsin . . . nine points in first career start vs. Northwestern, including go-ahead three-point basket with 1:05 to play . . . three points, three rebounds and one steal at Indiana . . . 15 points (5-8 3 Pt. FG’s) at Ohio State . . . 12 points (4-5 3 Pt. FG’s) in win over Iowa State . . . 12 points on 4-7 treys at Boston College . . . three points in win over Kansas State . . . nine points (3-5 3Pt. FG’s) in win over SE Missouri State.
Junior College – – Attended Highland Community College in Freeport, Ill. as a sophomore in 2007-08 . . . named Most Valuable Player in the Arrowhead Conference . . . named MVP of Region Four post-season tournament and was named to all-Region Four team for his play throughout the season . . . helped team win Arrowhead Conference title with 12-0 record as team posted overall record of 28-5 . . . helped team win regional title before ending season in district playoff . . . averaged 13.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game . . . set school record with 10 three-point baskets vs. Kankakee and shot 44.6% from three-point range for the season, hitting 99 three-pointers . . . junior college coach was Pete Norman.
High school – – Named Class-A Player of the Year as a prep senior by Illinois Hoops . . . earned Class-A first team all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior at Winnebago HS . . . selected to Rising Stars All-Star game and City vs. Suburbs All-Star game following senior season . . . was the only unanimous selection to all-state team as a senior . . . first team all-conference selection for three straight years . . . team MVP for three straight years and team captain as junior and senior . . . holds career records for points (2,185), rebounds (950), assists and steals . . . scored single-game best of 52 points . . . scored 51 points in a regional final . . . helped prep team finish as state runner-up in both 2004 and 2005 . . . team posted a 111-13 overall record during his four-year career . . . averaged 24.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game as a senior . . . averaged 20.5 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a junior . . . averaged 14.3 points as a sophomore . . . played AAU for Illinois Wolves . . . also competed in baseball as a prep, earning all-conference (centerfield) honors.
Personal – – Born 12/14/87 . . . Communication Studies major . . . Honor Roll student as a prep, at Highland CC and at West Virginia . . . parents are Mary and Dave Bawinkel . . . high school coach was Joe Murphy.
Points: 24 vs. Ohio State, 3/3/09
Rebounds: 9 vs. Michigan, 2/22/09
FGM: 5, twice, last at Ohio State, 12/31/08
FGA: 10 vs. Northwestern, 2/7/09
3-pt. FG: 8 vs. Ohio State, 3/3/09
3-pt. FGA: 13 vs. Ohio State, 3/3/09
FTM: 2, twice, last vs. Prairie View A&M, 12/5/09
FTA: 2, three times, last vs. Indiana, 2/28/10
Assists: 3, three times, last vs. Northwestern, 2/19/10
Steals: 2, twice, last vs. Wichita State, 11/24/09
Minutes: 50 vs. Penn State, 3/07/09
Bawinkel’s Career Stats
* — 2006-07 at West Virginia