23 Nate Maxey
23 Nate Maxey
Height: 6-11
Weight: 215
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Previous College: Westwind Academy
Position: Forward/Center

2011-12 (FRESHMAN):
Appeared in 29 games and made 10 starts … averaged 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15.8 minutes of action … blocked 48 shots, the third-highest total in school history and twice the previous high for a freshman … shot 59.7 percent from the field … played 19 minutes in the exhibition against Incarnate Word (11/5) … redirected four shots and grabbed eight rebounds at Oklahoma State (11/11) … had four more blocks and went 2-for-3 from the field against Denver (11/14) … delivered eight points and four blocks against South Alabama (12/15) … went 4-for-4 with eight points, three blocks and three rebounds against Lamar (1/4) … matched the school record with seven blocks and had a career-high 11 points against McNeese State (1/7) … grabbed five boards at Sam Houston State (1/21) … swatted five shots against Sam Houston State (2/11) … posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against UTSA (2/22) … had six points and six rebounds against Central Arkansas (3/3).

Averaged 15 points in one season under Bobby Bossman at Westwind Prep … also averaged 12 rebounds and nine blocks per game in his only year for the prep school … played high school ball for Jason Bryant at San Diego’s Lincoln High School … led team to a 29-2 finish as a senior … averaged eight points, seven blocks and eight boards … was named California Interscholastic Federation Sectionals MVP and State Semifinals MVP … helped Lincoln to a spot in the state championship.

Nathanial Maxey was born on Sept. 4, 1992, in San Jose, Calif. … has five siblings, Bryon, Sofia, Natalie, Veronica and Brianna … parents are Khaleelah and Bryon Johnson … intends to major in sport management.