Azuolas Tubelis

Azuolas Tubelis: 2023 Draft Prospect

Indiana Pacers Pre-Draft Workouts: Azuolas Tubelis One-on-One Interview (June 5, 2023)

Height: 6-11
Weight: 245
Position: F
College: Arizona
Age: 21

2022-23 Season Stats
PPG: 19.8
RPG: 9.1
APG: 2.0
BLK: 0.7
STL: 1.1

Player Bio
Courtesy of Arizona Athletics

2022-23 Season (Junior)
- Consensus Second Team All-American (USBWA, NABC, The Sporting News, Associated Press)
- First Team All Pac-12
- NABC All-District First Team
- USBWA All-DIstrict Team
- One of five finalists for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award
- Pac-12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player & All-Tournament Team
- Became seventh player in Pac-12 history to lead the league in Scoring and Rebounding

Became the 53rd player in Arizona history to surpass 1,000 career points as a Wildcat, and finished the season with 1,510 career points, which ranks 15th on the all-time scoring list at Arizona ... his 694 points scored during the 2022-23 season are the sixth-most in a single season in Arizona history ... he made 274 field goals on the year, the third-most in a season in Arizona history ... his 320 rebounds on the year rank ninth in UA history ... his 14 double-doubles rank 10th for a single-season in Arizona history ... averaged 19.8 points, 9.1 rebounds and shot 57.0 percent from the field for the season ... shot a career-best 76.4% (136-178) at the free throw line, 10 percentage points higher than his sophomore season ... had a career high 40 steals ... scored 40 points against Oregon in McKale on Feb. 2, just one point shy of the McKale Center record for points in a game by an Arizona player ... in that game against Oregon, he tallied 27 first have points to tie the Arizona record for most points in a half in a regulation length game against a Pac-12 opponent.

2021-22 Season (Sophomore)
- First Team All Pac-12
- NABC All-District First Team
- USBWA All-District Team

Top 10 Watch List for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Feb. 7 … ranked fourth in the Pac-12 by shooting 54.0% from the floor … his 14.1 points per game in conference player ranked him ninth among all Pac-12 players … was second on the team in scoring (13.9) and rebounding (6.2) … had four double-doubles on the year to bring his career total to seven … after posting 32 assists as a freshman, he increased that output to 81 as a sophomore … scored 20+ points seven times, highlighted by a 32-point performance against Utah, where he was 14 of 24 from the field, and also added eight rebounds and five assists in the game.

Summer 2021
Helped Lithuania to a sixth place finish at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Latvia … in the seven games played, he averaged 16.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.4 steals … ranked fifth in scoring, fourth in rebounding and seventh in efficiency for the tournament … scored 32 points in 32 minutes against Canada and Arizona teammate Bennedict Mathurin to begin group play … went for eight points and six rebounds against Senegal … had 15 points, three rebounds, four assists and five steals against Japan to close out group play … in the round of 16, he had 13 points and six rebounds against Iran … registered 19 points and 13 rebounds in a narrow loss to France and international standout Victor Wembanyama in the quarterfinals … nearly had a triple double against Argentina, finishing with nine points, seven rebounds and six assists … in a loss to Spain in the fifth place game, he tallied 20 points, 15 rebounds and four assists.
2020-21 Season (Freshman)
- Honorable Mention All Pac-12
- Named to Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

Earned Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors twice (2/22, 3/1) … appeared in all 26 games and was in the starting lineup for the final 20 games of the season … ranked second on the team averaging 12.2 points per game … pulled down 7.1 rebounds per game to lead the team … also blocked 16 shots and came away with 15 steals … in Pac-12 play, his averaged increased to 13.7 points and 7.8 rebounds … shot 49.8% from the floor overall and 31.0% from the 3-point line for the season … went for 13 points and nine rebounds in his second college game against Eastern Washington (12/5) … was just 1 of 1 from the floor but 9 of 10 at the free throw line for 12 points against CSU Bakersfield (12/9) … following a 12-point, 9-rebound effort at Washington State (1/2), he erupted for 31 points and eight rebounds at home against USC (1/7) … had the game-winning tip-in at the buzzer to beat Arizona State in Tempe (1/21) on his was to eight points, seven rebounds and a season-high four assists … posted his first career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds against Arizona State (1/25) … tallied 17 points and seven rebounds at Utah (2/4) … second double-double of the season came at USC (2/20) with 16 points and 15 rebounds … hit the game-winning baseline jumper in the home finale against Washington (2/27) to finish with 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Prior to Arizona
Played for Vilnius Rytas, a team that has won two EuroCup championships and five Lithuanian League crows in its storied history and has seen some of the top Lithuanian players on its roster over the years ... Named MVP of the Next Generation Tournament in Kaunas after posting averages of 20.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals and shooting 67 percent from the floor ... Participated in the NBA Basketball Without Borders Global Camp and was named to the all-star team of the camp along with fellow UA signee Bennedict Mathurin ... Was the leading scorer and rebounder for Lithuania at both the U16 and U18 FIBA European Championships ... Joins his twin brother, Tautvilas, as the first student-athletes from Lithuania to play at Arizona since Robertas Javtokas in 2000.