Played and started in all 32 games to earn his first letter at UNCG … Named First Team All-Southern Conference by the league’s coaches and Second Team All-SoCon by the media … Earned Second Team All-Region accolades by the NABC … Led the team and ranked 10th in the Southern Conference in scoring at 15.4 points per game … Led the team and ranked second in the league on the glass, grabbing 8.9 rebounds per game … Connected on 47.6 percent (201-of-422) from the field, which ranked 12th in the league … Hit 71.3 percent (82-of-115) from the free throw line … His 493 points scored ranked 12th all-time in UNCG single-season history while his 285 rebounds are second most in program history … His 201 field goals made ranks eighth in school history while his 422 field goal attempts are sixth most all-time … He grabbed 77 offensive rebounds, ranking fifth in the league, and 208 defensive rebounds, ranking second in the SoCon … Scored in double figures in 28 of 32 games, including eight games with 20-plus points … Scored a career-high 24 points in the Spartans’ win over Chattanooga (Feb. 23) as he was 7-of-10 from the field and 9-of-10 from the free throw line … Added 23 points against Greensboro College (Nov. 20) and Samford (Jan. 23) … Connected on 10-of-14 from the field against Greensboro … Scored 21 points in his UNCG debut against High Point (Nov. 8), hitting 9-of-13 form the field … Also scored 21 points in back-to-back games against San Diego (Nov. 26) and Stetson (Nov. 27) … Tallied 20 points on two occasions – James Madison (Dec. 18) and The Citadel (Jan. 16 ) … Posted a career-high 20 field goal attempts, 39 minutes played and 16 rebounds against The Citadel (Jan. 16) … Dished out a career-high three assists on six different occasions … Posted a career-high three steals against Davidson (Jan. 18) … Recorded a career-high three blocked shots against Chattanooga (Feb. 23) … Recorded 11 double-doubles on the year, ranking second in the league … Accomplished the double dips against Greensboro (Nov. 20), Stetson (Nov. 27), Presbyterian (Dec. 3), Wake Forest (Dec. 21), Virginia Tech (Dec. 28), Appalachian State (Jan. 9), The Citadel (Jan. 16), Samford (Jan. 23), Appalachian State (Jan. 30), Western Carolina (Feb. 16) and Chattanooga (Feb. 23) … Two-time Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Blue Chip Performer of the Week.
Sat out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA Division I transfer rules.
Prior To UNCG
Two-year letterwinner at Arizona State where he played in 60 career games with 40 starts … Averaged 6.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game for the Sun Devils in two seasons while playing 22.1 minutes per game … Connected on 49.3 percent (167-of-339) from the field in his two years … As a sophomore, he was third on the team in scoring at 7.5 points per game while placing second on the team on the glass with 5.5 rebounds per contest … Scored in double figures 10 times as a sophomore, including a career-high 18 points against California (2/4/12) … Posted four games with double-figure rebounds, including double-doubles against Nevada (12/7/11) and North Dakota State (12/10/11) … Connected on 74.1 percent (63-of-85) from the free throw line … Averaged 5.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as a freshman as he was the only Sun Devil player to see action in all 31 games … His 5.5 rebounds per game average was the sixth-best mark by a freshman in ASU history … He grabbed 17 rebounds against Houston Baptist (11/25/10) in the Great Alaska Shootout while also grabbing 16 boards against Long Beach State (12/21/10) … Scored a season-high 14 points against Richmond (12/5/10) and UAB (11/20/10) … Connected on 54.5 percent (78-of-143) from the field his freshman year, the fifth-best mark by a freshman in ASU history.
Played at New Hampton Prep (N.H.) for head coach Pete Hutchins in 2009-10 … Was a standout at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City, Ill., where he led the Meteors to a 17-6 record during the 2008-09 season … Named All-State by the Illinois Basketball Services and the Champaign News-Gazette … Played AAU basketball with the Illinois Warriors for coach Larry Butler.
Majoring in sociology
Points: 24, Chattanooga -- 02/23/14
Rebounds: 16, The Citadel -- 1/16/14
Assists: 3, 6 times
Steals: 3, Davidson -- 1/18/14
Blocks: 3, Chattanooga -- 02/23/14
FG made: 10, Greensboro College -- 11/20/13
FG attempts: 21, Davidson -- 1/18/14
3FG made: 1, 9 times
3FG attempts: 4, Davidson -- 1/18/14
FT made: 9, Chattanooga -- 02/23/14
FT attempts: 10, at Samford -- 01/23/14 ; Chattanooga -- 02/23/14 ; WCU -- 2/16/14