Monday , Jun , 18 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Bruce headed back to Baylor

Waco, TX (Sports Network) – Baylor guard Aaron Bruce announced Monday he
will return to school for his senior season after withdrawing from the NBA

Bruce, who participated in workouts with the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets
and San Antonio Spurs, averaged 11.3 points per game last season for the

“I’ve enjoyed these last few months because it’s given me a chance to
understand the whole process better,” Bruce said. “I’ve ventured through this
process and now I have a chance to return to Baylor and turn things around and
go to the NCAA tournament. That’s been my dream all along, we haven’t
experienced that yet, but next year we have a chance to do that. I love these
guys, and I enjoy the chance to play with them at Baylor.”

The 6-3 Australian has averaged 14.3 points, 3.5 assists and hit on 40 percent
of three-pointers in three seasons at Baylor.

“This was a great process for Aaron to go through,” head coach Scott Drew
said. “It will help him with what he’ll be doing next year. At the same time
Baylor basketball is excited to have him back next year because he has meant
so much to the rebuilding of our program.”