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Manuale Watkins
Manuale Watkins

#21 Manuale Watkins

Guard | Senior | 6-3 | 222 | Fayetteville, Ark. | Fayetteville HS

As a Senior (2016-17)
» SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Played in all 36 games, starting 23 … averaged 6.0 points per game … second on the team in rebounding, averaging 4.0 boards per game … led the team with 45 steals … recorded a 3.30 assist-to-turnover ratio, the best on the team …  had just 20 turnovers in 802 minutes, averaging one turnover per 40.1 minutes of action … finished with fourth-best assist/turnover ratio in school history, recording 172 assists and just 74 turnovers in 1960 career minutes … scored a season-high 13 points, to go along with three rebounds, two steals and two assists in Arkansas’ win over Texas A&M (Feb. 22) … tied a career-high with five assists in Arkansas’ win over Ole Miss (Feb. 18) … clinched a road victory at No. 21 South Carolina (Feb. 15) on a jumper with 23 seconds left as the shot clock expired … was 0-of-8 from behind the arc in his first 92 games as a Razorback, before sinking 13-of-28 (.464) attempts in his final 20 games, including a 3-for-3 performance at Texas A&M (Jan. 17) … pulled down five or more rebounds in six of the last seven games, including a season-high eight boards in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against No. 1 seed North Carolina (March 19).

As a Junior (2015-16)
» SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Played in all 32 games, making nine starts during the 2015-16 season … averaged 5.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … made his first collegiate start against North Florida (Dec. 22) and scored 11 points … scored six points in upset win over No. 5 Texas A&M (Jan. 27) … had six double-digit scoring games … scored a season-high 14 points against Georgia Tech (Nov. 26) and at Wake Forest (Dec. 4) … grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against Northwestern State (Dec. 1).

As a Sophomore (2014-15)
» SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Played in all 36 games, averaging 13.9 minutes and 2.6 points per contest … shot 55 percent from the field to lead the team … scored a season-high eight points in the season opener against Alabama State (Nov. 16) and at Ole Miss (Feb. 14) … hit the game-winning shot with 6.4 seconds left at Ole Miss (Feb. 14), going 4-for-4 from the field in the contest … had a season-best four steals, six rebounds and five assists at Iowa State (Dec. 4) in the Big 12/SEC Challenge … played a season-high 27 minutes at Tennessee (Jan. 13) … had multiple steals in eight games and multiple assists 11 different times … finished second on the team with 37 steals … shot 70 percent from the free throw line … averaged two rebounds per game and committed only 28 turnovers in over 500 minutes of action. 

As a Freshman (2013-14)
» SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Saw time in eight games … had five points and four rebounds on the year … averaged a steal every nine minutes on the floor … had a steal in three games … hit 2-of-3 from the field and 1-of-2 at the free throw line … registered first collegiate points against Southeastern Louisiana (Dec. 3).

High School
Led Fayetteville High School to the 7A state championship game as a senior … averaged 15 points and six rebounds per game … named to the All-Arkansas Boys Basketball first team … helped lead Arkansas Wings Elite to the AAU National Championship in the summer of 2012, playing alongside Bobby Portis and Moses Kingsley.

Personal
Born on Oct. 24, 1994 … son of Melvin and Burrell Watkins … father is the Associate Head Coach on the Arkansas staff … born in Charlotte, N.C. … has an older sister, Keia, and an older brother, Marcus … his brother played basketball at Missouri … majoring in supply chain management.

2016-17 Game-By-Game Stats

OpponentDateGSMinFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
Totals2380293165.5641328.4641730.567371061434.070066201452166.0
FORT WAYNE11/11/20162756.83300.00000.0000333.02020001010.0
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS11/14/20162125.40000.00000.0002133.020400147.0
UT ARLINGTON11/18/20162035.60000.000111.0001233.000100177.0
at Minnesota11/22/20162226.33300.00000.0002243.330110346.3
MOUNT ST. MARY'S11/28/2016*2246.66700.00000.0002463.800400286.6
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN12/1/2016*2147.57100.00000.0001674.320110286.8
AUSTIN PEAY12/3/2016*1612.50000.000221.0000113.900300146.4
HOUSTON12/6/2016*2726.33300.000221.0001674.310400166.4
NORTH FLORIDA12/10/2016*2226.33300.00034.7502244.220420376.4
vs Texas12/17/2016*2034.75000.00000.0001344.220010166.4
NORTH DAKOTA STATE12/20/2016*2512.50000.000221.0000664.410210346.2
vs Sam Houston State12/22/2016*16111.00000.00001.0000224.220110225.8
FLORIDA12/29/2016*2325.40000.00000.0003364.320200045.7
at Tennessee1/3/2017*2146.66700.00002.0001234.210010085.9
at Kentucky1/7/2017*3246.66700.00000.0001674.430100086.0
MISSISSIPPI STATE1/10/2017*1812.50000.00000.0000004.110210225.8
MISSOURI1/14/20172236.50014.25012.5001124.030100085.9
at Texas A&M1/17/20172335.600331.00000.0001564.120220396.1
LSU1/21/2017200.00000.00000.0000003.900100005.7
at Vanderbilt1/24/20172113.33301.00000.0001123.840110125.6
at Oklahoma State1/28/20171723.66712.50001.0000003.640000155.5
ALABAMA2/1/20172125.40024.50048.5001343.6002003105.7
at Missouri2/4/20172245.800111.00001.0001563.730200195.9
VANDERBILT2/7/20172536.50001.00000.0001343.800200065.9
at LSU2/11/201714221.000111.00000.0000333.730210255.8
at South Carolina2/15/2017*2734.75000.00000.0002243.730311065.8
OLE MISS2/18/2017*2636.50001.00000.0002243.720510065.9
TEXAS A&M2/22/2017*2558.62512.500221.0002133.7002002136.1
at Auburn2/25/2017*2612.50000.00000.0001453.840000126.0
at Florida3/1/2017*2914.25002.00000.0001453.820100125.8
GEORGIA3/4/2017*2868.75000.00001.0002353.8302201126.0
vs Ole Miss3/10/2017*2246.667111.00000.0001563.930000296.1
vs Vanderbilt3/11/2017*2745.800111.00000.0001453.900400096.2
vs Kentucky3/12/2017*2435.60013.33301.0002243.940230276.2
vs Seton Hall3/17/2017*1903.00001.00000.0000113.940200106.1
vs North Carolina3/19/2017*2924.50000.00000.0000884.020000246.0

2015-16 Game-By-Game Stats

OpponentDateGSMinFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
Totals962969145.47601.0002546.5432967963.055166243281635.1
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY11/13/20151816.16700.00014.2504155.030200033.0
AKRON11/18/20151946.66700.000221.0000113.0302001106.5
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN11/20/20152156.83300.000441.0000333.0302112149.0
vs Georgia Tech11/26/20152325.40000.00012.5001012.510320458.0
vs Stanford11/27/20152526.33300.00000.0002573.420300047.2
NORTHWESTERN STATE12/1/20152248.50000.00003.0003694.310500087.3
at Wake Forest12/4/20153067.85700.00023.6671344.3103002148.3
EVANSVILLE12/8/20152645.80000.00024.5000224.0203102108.5
TENNESSEE TECH12/12/20152024.50000.00000.0000113.700320148.0
MERCER12/19/20151601.00000.00000.0000223.510000007.2
NORTH FLORIDA12/22/2015*2058.62500.00013.3333473.8201103117.5
at Dayton12/30/2015*3623.66700.00001.0002023.740211047.3
at Texas A&M1/2/2016*30510.50000.00001.0003363.8104000107.5
VANDERBILT1/5/20161203.00000.00000.0001233.830110106.9
MISSISSIPPI STATE1/9/20161702.00000.00000.0000113.620320006.5
at Mizzou1/12/20161823.66700.00000.0000333.610400146.3
at LSU1/16/20161513.33300.00000.0000443.600100126.1
KENTUCKY1/21/2016913.33300.00000.0002023.510110025.8
at Georgia1/23/20161313.33300.00001.0000113.400000025.6
TEXAS A&M1/27/2016*2336.50000.00003.0000443.451000065.7
TEXAS TECH1/30/2016*2934.75000.000331.0002023.300300095.8
at Florida2/3/2016*2213.33300.000111.0000113.220220135.7
TENNESSEE2/6/2016*2436.50000.00034.7500553.330300395.8
at Mississippi State2/9/2016*2116.16700.00012.5001233.310010035.7
at Ole Miss2/13/2016*1825.40000.00000.0000443.340110045.6
AUBURN2/17/20161723.66700.000331.0000223.300311175.7
MIZZOU2/20/20161436.50000.00000.0001233.330220065.7
LSU2/23/20161301.00000.00012.5000113.200210215.5
at Tennessee2/27/20161537.42900.00000.0000113.110310165.6
at Alabama3/2/201614111.00000.00000.0000113.020210025.4
SOUTH CAROLINA3/5/20161103.00001.00000.0001013.020110105.3
vs Florida3/10/20161802.00000.00000.0002243.010110105.1

2014-15 Game-By-Game Stats

OpponentDateGSMinFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
Totals05023868.55907.0001724.7081756732.05403928037932.6
ALABAMA STATE11/16/201415331.00000.000221.0000333.020020188.0
WAKE FOREST11/19/20141900.00000.000221.0000443.520100525.0
DELAWARE STATE11/21/20141934.75000.00001.0001123.020210365.3
at SMU11/25/201417111.00000.00034.7500112.520010255.3
NORTH TEXAS11/28/20141713.33301.000221.0003363.220310145.0
IONA11/30/20141437.42902.00000.0000443.320200265.2
at Iowa State12/4/20142112.50001.00002.0003363.710520424.7
at Clemson12/7/201412111.00000.00000.0000223.530110024.4
DAYTON12/13/20141200.00000.000221.0000003.110010124.1
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI12/20/20142113.33300.00000.0000333.130310123.9
MILWAUKEE12/22/201414111.00000.00000.0000002.810010023.7
NORTHWESTERN STATE12/28/20141223.66700.00001.0001232.800110143.8
UTAH VALLEY1/3/20151435.60000.00000.0001342.920100163.9
at Georgia1/6/20152234.75000.00000.0001343.020110064.1
VANDERBILT1/10/20151600.00000.00012.5000112.910000213.9
at Tennessee1/13/20152701.00000.00034.7500553.000200133.8
OLE MISS1/17/2015601.00000.00000.0000112.900030003.6
ALABAMA1/22/20151201.00001.00000.0000002.720100103.4
at Missouri1/24/201511111.00000.00000.0000112.600000023.3
TENNESSEE1/27/20151200.00000.00000.0000222.600310103.2
at Florida1/31/201511221.00000.00000.0000112.520100143.2
SOUTH CAROLINA2/3/20151223.66700.00000.0002352.620100143.2
MISSISSIPPI STATE2/7/201515111.00000.00000.0000442.710100023.2
at Auburn2/10/201524111.00000.00000.0000112.610220123.1
at Ole Miss2/14/201514441.00000.00000.0000112.610110183.3
MISSOURI2/18/20151413.33300.000221.0002132.640200243.3
at Mississippi State2/21/20151002.00000.00000.0000002.520210103.2
TEXAS A&M2/24/20151200.00000.00000.0000002.410310203.1
at Kentucky2/28/20151212.50001.00000.0000002.310020023.1
at South Carolina3/5/20159111.00000.00000.0001012.320010123.0
LSU3/7/2015600.00000.00000.0001122.310010002.9
vs Tennessee3/13/2015801.00000.00000.0000002.220000002.8
vs Georgia3/14/20151513.33300.00000.0000112.210010022.8
vs Kentucky3/15/20151201.00000.00000.0000002.120010002.7
vs Wofford3/19/20151002.00001.00000.0000112.110000002.7
vs North Carolina3/21/2015501.00000.00000.0001012.020000002.6

2013-14 Game-By-Game Stats

OpponentDateGSMinFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
Totals02723.66700.00012.5001340.520120350.6
SIU-EDWARDSVILLE11/8/2013300.00000.00000.0000000.000100100.0
SE LOUISIANA12/3/20135111.00000.00000.0000110.500010021.0
SAVANNAH STATE12/12/2013200.00000.00012.5000110.700000011.0
UT MARTIN12/19/2013200.00000.00000.0000000.510000100.8
HIGH POINT12/28/2013400.00000.00000.0000000.410010100.6
UTSA1/4/20143111.00000.00000.0000000.300000020.8
MISSISSIPPI3/5/2014601.00000.00000.0001120.600000000.7
INDIANA STATE3/18/2014200.00000.00000.0000000.500000000.6

Career Stats at Arkansas

YearGPGSMinAvgFGFGAPct3FG3FGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOAstTOBlkStlPtsAvg
TOTAL11232196017.5202381.5301336.36160102.588842323162.818111727441134774.3
2013-1480273.423.66700.00012.5001340.520120350.6
2014-1536050213.93868.55907.0001724.7081756732.05403928037932.6
2015-1632962919.769145.47601.0002546.5432967963.055166243281635.1
2016-1736238022.2.393165.5641328.4641730.567371061434.070066201452166.0