2013 AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Averaged 3.7 points and 3.3 rebounds over the three games, earning one start • shot .444 from the field and .750 from the free throw line • dished out three assists.
Two-time state champion in high school who brings tremendous athleticism to the UNM frontcourt • has excellent range and should see minutes as a freshman • high school teammate of Oklahoma State standout Marcus Smart
2012-13 • FRESHMAN
Averaged 6.4 minutes while playing in 30 of 35 games as a backup in the front court • no action the last four games of the season • just eight points in 15 MW games, averaging 5.0 minutes
Single Game Highlights
Active Lobo debut against Davidson with two points, six rebounds and two assists in just 12 minutes • three points (3-4 FTs), five rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes against George Mason • made one FG against Mercer, Indiana State, USC and Valparaiso...also two rebounds against the Trojans • first career 3-pointer came against Valparaiso • two points on his first career dunk, and three rebounds in a career-high 15 minutes at New Mexico State • one point, two rebounds and an assist in seven minutes at St. Louis • two rebounds in four minutes against (24/19) UNLV • one point, three rebounds and a block in eight minutes against Fresno State • one rebound and a block in five minutes at Boise State • one rebound in four minutes at (25) San Diego State • one rebound in four minutes at Wyoming • season-high four points (2-2 FGs), a rebound and a block in seven minutes against Nevada • two offensive rebounds in eight minutes against Air Force • one point (1-4 FTs) and four rebounds in nine minutes at UNLV • one FT and a rebound in five minutes vs. Boise State • did not play against Wyoming, the first game with no action this season • one FT in five minutes at Nevada • an assist and a steal in five minutes at Air Force
Lettered for four years in basketball at Marcus High School • led Marcus to records of 40-1 and 39-2 as a junior and a senior, winning back-to-back Texas 5A state titles • was named All-District and Second Team All-State after his senior season in which Marcus was ranked No. 1 in the nation according to MaxPreps.com • Banyard was a Second Team All-District 8-5A pick as a junior.
His mother is Holly Banyard • his brother Joseph played football at UTEP and is with the New Orleans Saints • his birthday is February 16, 1994 • is majoring at university college.