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Evaldas Baniulis
Evaldas Baniulis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vilnius, Lithuania

High School:
Florida Air Academy (Melbourne, Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 215

Position:
F

Experience:
3VL

Major:
Economics


2008-09
Saw action in all 31 games, starting two ... Averaged 6.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 18.3 minutes per game ... In SEC games, contributed 5.2 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest ... Led squad with 48.0 3-point field goal percentage (48-100) ... Currently ranks second in the Carolina record book in 3-point field goal percentage (.430, 112-260) ... Posted double-digit points nine times, including season-high 15 points in win over Princeton (12/2) ... Was one point and one rebound shy of first career double-double with nine points and career-high nine rebounds in victory over Winthrop (11/16) ... Began string of three consecutive contests with double-digit points with 14 in loss at College of Charleston (11/28) ... Tallied 10 points in first start of the season in victory over The Citadel (12/20) ... Contributed 12 points and six rebounds, adding two assists and one steal in upset victory over No. 24 Florida (1/21) ... Posted 14 points and seven rebounds in overtime victory over Arkansas (2/21) ... Added 11 points in loss to Tennessee (3/5).

2007-08
Averaged 5.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 19.1 minutes per game ... In SEC play, averaged 6.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in 24.0 minutes per contest, starting 10 SEC games ... 42-of-52 made field goals were from 3-point range ... Started and hit four 3-pointers in loss at Kentucky, collecting seven rebounds ... Tallied nine points, two assists and one steal in 39 minutes in win at Ole Miss ... Perfect 5-of-5 from beyond the arc with season-high 19 points in loss to No. 20 Vanderbilt ... Scored seven points, adding two rebounds and career-high four assists in 27 minutes in loss at Georgia ... Added 18 points, including a career-best 6-of-8 from beyond the arc, in loss at Florida; also added six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 32 minutes ... In loss to Mississippi State, played career-high 41 minutes ... Scored 16 points (4-of-9 from three-point range), playing 34 minutes in opening-round win over LSU at SEC Championship tournament.

2006-07
Played in The European Championship for Lithuania's U-20 team ... Championship was held in Slovenia and Italy with his team finishing 11th .... Averaged 4.0 points, 0.6 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Scored career-best 21 points vs. Auburn (career best 5-of-8 from three-point range), collecting five rebounds in 35 minutes ... Earned first-career start in win over Western Carolina ... Scored four points with five rebounds.

High School
Chose South Carolina over Marquette and Gonzaga ... At Florida Air Academy under Coach Aubin Goporo, scored 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists per game during his senior year... Lead Air Academy to a Florida State Championship with a 32-0 season ... Prior to Florida Air Academy, he attended Fabijoniskiu VID in Lithuania for one year.

Personal
Son of Remigijus and Renata Baniulis ... Majoring in economics.