Devon  Baulkman

34Devon Baulkman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bainbridge, Ga.

High School:
Bainbridge HS

Last College:
Gulf Coast State College (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Points: 22 (2x) // last vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/22/15
  • Rebounds: 7 (2x) // last vs. Gonzaga, 12/19/15
  • Assists: 4 (5x) // last at Alabama, 1/26/16
  • Steals: 4 // at Alabama, 1/26/16
  • Blocks: 1 (12x) // last at Arkansas, 2/6/16*
  • Field Goals: 7 (3x) // last vs. Gonzaga, 12/19/15
  • 3-Pointers: 6 // vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/22/15
  • Free Throws: 4 (6x) // last vs. Vanderbilt, 1/20/16
  • Minutes: 38 // at Alabama, 1/26/16
  • * Indicates most recent high

2015-16 - SENIOR

  • Game-By-Game Statistics
  • Played his "best defensive game" of the season, according to Coach Barnes, vs. No. 24 South Carolina (1/23); limited the Gamecocks' Sindarius Thornwell to just two points (entered the game averaging 12.1 ppg).
  • Went 3-of-4 from three at Mississippi State (1/16), helping the Vols to their first road win of the season with 14 points.
  • Scored 11 points--his highest total in five games--by hitting three 3-pointers against #21 Texas A&M (Jan. 9).
  • Scored 17 points and matched his career-high with seven rebounds against Gonzaga (12/19/15), marking his third consecutive game in double-figure scoring and his sixth such game in 2015-16 (he had five all of 2014-15)
  • Knocked down a 3-pointer in 11 straight games from Nov. 16-Dec. 29, hitting multiple threes on seven occasions.
  • 11-game streak of at least one three made was the longest such streak since Jordan McRae went 25 straight games to begin the 2013-14 season.
  • One of four Vols averaging 10+ points per game (10.0).
  • Scored 13 points in 29 minutes at #18 Butler (12/12/15).
  • Scored 16 points against George Washington (11/27/15), hitting four 3-pointers while also coming up with a career-best three steals.
  • Erupted for 22 points, including a career-best six 3-pointers, to lead the Vols past Gardner-Webb (11/22/15).
  • Dropped 13 points in UT's come-from-behind win over Marshall (11/19/15), but his most valuable contribution came on the glass, as he pulled down a career-best seven rebounds, including five offensive boards.

2014-15 - JUNIOR

  • Game-By-Game Statistics
  • Appeared in 31 games, with seven starts, in his first season as a Vol.
  • Was the first player off the bench eight times.
  • Averaged 4.7 points and 2.3 rebounds per game while shooting .382 from 3-point range (26 of 68).
  • His .795 free-throw percentage (31 of 39) ranked second on the team.
  • Scored in double figures four times and ranked second on the team with four drawn charges on the year.
  • Made three starts in SEC play and averaged 3.7 points against league opponents.
  • Was the team's fourth-leading scorer and rebounder during the SEC Tournament, averaging 9.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in 20.0 minutes per game.
  • Recorded seven points, three rebounds, one assist and a steal against Arkansas in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament (3/13/15).
  • Was clutch off the bench in Tennessee's second-round SEC Tournament win over Vanderbilt in Nashville (3/12/15), posting 12 points, six rebounds and two steals in 23 highly productive minutes.
  • Contributed seven points off the bench in the win at LSU (3/4/15).
  • Pulled down five rebounds and also scored three points and dished out one assist at Ole Miss (2/21/15).
  • Totaled six points, three rebounds and a steal against top-ranked Kentucky (2/17/15).
  • Scored five points and tied his season-high with four assists in UT's home game vs. Mississippi State (2/3/15).
  • Posted his second 10-point performance in as many games and also added three rebounds and two steals against Tennessee Tech (12/19/14).
  • Enjoyed an offensive eruption in the win over Mercer (12/22/14), shooting 7-for-9 from the field and 4-for-6 from 3-point range while tallying a season-high 22 points to go along with six rebounds, two steals and a big second-half block on a key defensive possession.
  • Posted his second 10-point performance in as many games and also added three rebounds and two steals against Tennessee Tech (12/19/14).
  • Started at NC State (12/17/14) and scored a then-season-high 10 points.
  • Tennessee's upset win over 15th-ranked Butler (12/14/14) marked Baulkman's first career start.
  • Had four points and a pair of rebounds in UT's SEC/Big 12 Challenge win over Kansas State (12/6/14).
  • Played 20 minutes off the bench against Marquette at the Orlando Classic (11/30/14), totaling two points, six rebounds, a game-high four assists and one steal.
  • Made his Tennessee debut in the Vols' home-opening win over Texas Southern (11/20/14), scoring five points in 10 minutes of action off the bench.
  • Did not travel to the Veterans Classic at the U.S. Naval Academy for the season-opener vs. VCU due to a left shoulder injury that was aggravated Nov. 5.

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE (Gulf Coast State College [Fla.])

  • Earned his associate's degree before transferring to Tennessee.
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14, Baulkman led GCSC to a 20-9 record while averaging 15.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals per game and earning All-Panhandle Conference honors for the second straight year.
  • On Feb. 1, 2014, Baulkman set the GCSC single-game scoring record by exploding for 48 points in an 87-85 win over Northwest Florida State.
  • He was coached at GCSC by Jay Powell.

2012-13 - FRESHMAN (Gulf Coast State College [Fla.])

  • Earned second-team All-Panhandle Conference honors as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • As a senior in 2010-11, he was named first-team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
  • Averaged 20.8 points and 7.8 rebounds as a senior (both team-highs) while leading Bainbridge to a 27-3 record, the Region 1AAAA Championship and a berth in the second round of the Class AAAA state tournament.
  • Was coached at BHS by Rickey McCullough and was a two-time Region 1AAAA Player of the Year and also was twice named an Albany Herald Super 6 selection.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Devon Jemel Baulkman
  • Name pronounced: DEV-in BAWK-mihn
  • Born: Nov. 10, 1991, in Bainbridge, Ga.
  • Son of Lynette Baulkman
  • Academic major: Communication Studies
  • Recipient of the Bertelkamp Basketball Scholarship Endowment Fund
 

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