2012-13: Named CAA Rookie Player of the Week Dec. 17 after a career high 19 points vs. UCF...He was 6-8 from three-point range in that game...Scored 17 against UVA...
CAREER: Aaron Bacote, a 6-5 wing...Averaged 22 points per game to lead the Peninsula District in scoring...Peninsula District Player of the Year...First team All-Eastern Region and 2nd Team All-State...Honor Student...5th in graduating class...
In 2011 averaged 15.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game for head coach Craig Brehon and Bethel High School. Bacote shot 83 percent from the free throw line and 51 percent from the floor. He had seven games of at least 20 points, including a 32 point effort against Atlantic Shores. He also scored 24 points in a two-point loss to Oscar Smith in the Eastern Region Tournament.
Taylor on Bacote "We have for years been looking for the right guy to come out of Craig Brehons program at Bethel to add to our program. Aaron was perfect. Hard nosed, and a good defender. Winning comes first and of course a tremendous student and ambassador for academics and the game of basketball."
PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Aaron Bacote
Parents: Ted and Cathy Bacote
Brothers: Teddy and Cameron
High School: Bethel High School
Interested in the engineering field.
Dream Vacation: Cruise to the Caribbean
Favorite Actor: Will Smith
If I could have dinner with any two people in history, I would be:singer/actress
Kari Hilson and Lebron James
NOTE: Two of his cousins, Marc Bacote is an ODU assistant football coach while Damon Bacote played for Alabama in the mid-1990's...
POINTS: 20 vs. W&M (2-16-13)
FGM: 8 vs. W&M (2-16-13)
FGATT: 14 vs. W&M (2-16-13)
FGPCT: .714 (5-7) vs. UTSA (11-11-12)
3 PTFG: 6 vs. UCF (12-14-12)
3PT FG ATT: 8 vs. UCF (12-14-12)
3PT FGPCT:.750 (6-8) vs. UCF (12-14-12)
Free Throws: 7 vs. George Mason (2-4-13)
FT ATT: 8 vs. George Mason (2-4-13)
FT PCT: .875 (7-8) vs. George Mason (2-4-13)
REBS: 6 vs. Holy Cross (11-9-12) & Virginia (12-22-12)
Assts: 6 vs. George Mason (2-4-13)
MINS: 39 vs. Northeastern (2-9-13)
YR GP/GS FG PCT 3PTFT PCT FT PCT REBS-AV AST ST TPS/AVG
13 29-22 74-193 .383 32-110 .291 45-64 .703 73-2.5 75 30 225-7.8
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