Former Pepperdine guard Austin Mills announced throughout social media that he would be transferring to Baylor University.
Committed to Baylor University. Class of 2016.
Mills commits to Baylor after taking two visits; the first to Baylor on June 23rd and the second to Oregon State on June 26th. His visit to Baylor went well enough for him to commit just a week later.
While at Pepperdine, Mills was a valuable piece off the bench for Marty Wilson and the Waves. Mills averaged 2.4 points in his two seasons at Pepperdine, playing 9.8 minutes per game. Mills was a backup at the point guard spot, providing relief for Jeremy Major on occasion. His best statistical game of the season was a 10 point outing against Saint Mary’s in only 14 minutes of action.
Mills was a walk-on at Pepperdine, and will be entering the same situation with Scott Drew and the Baylor Bears. However, Mills was told by the coaching staff that he may earn a scholarship if everything works out by the beginning of the season.
Baylor will add some nice depth with the 6-foot-0, 175 pound Mills, especially at the guard position. Mills will be eligible at the beginning of the 2014-2015 season and will be ready to play right away for the Bears, presumably backing up Kenny Cherry and JuCo transfer Lester Medford at the point guard spot.