|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|Previous School:||New Hampton (N.H.) Prep|
Late-season surprise as a freshman... Expected to compete for starting power forward spot ... Rugged, undersized performer ... Beginning to emerge as a team leader ... active performer brings a high-energy approach to the court ... Strong, aggressive and athletic player ... Attacks the basket with a purpose on offense and goes hard to the glass on both ends of the floor ... Loves physical play ... Owns solid mid-range jump shot ... Comes from an athletic background ... Father, Andre, played three seasons as a running back in the NFL ... Originally signed with San Francisco out of prep school.
Came on strong over the final three weeks of the season, averaging 8.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in ORU’s last six games ... named CBS Chevrolet Player of the Game with 15 points and nine rebounds in NCAA Tournament loss to Pittsburgh ... Appeared in 16 of 33 games, all off the bench ... Recorded first career double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds vs. Centenary in Summit League Tournament quarterfinals ... Enjoyed strong game at North Dakota State with six points and eight rebounds ... Scored eight points and grabbed six boards at South Dakota State ... Had four points and two rebounds in home win over IPFW ... Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in 13 minutes at UMKC ... Scored three points and grabbed two rebounds against Western Illinois ... Solid effort against South Dakota State with five points and six rebounds in 16 minutes ... Played 15 minutes against No. 15 Texas A&M in NIT Season Tip-Off.
At New Hampton Prep
Spent the 2006-07 academic year at New Hampton Prep in New Hampton, New Hampshire ... averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds per game for one of the most talented prep schools in New England ... best game for the Huskies was a 26-point, 7-rebound effort against The Patterson School in the National Prep Showcase ... played with three other Division I signees ... ranked as the No. 40 player in New England and No. 8 in New Hampshire by the New England Basketball Recruiting Report ... New Hampton has a history of producing outstanding basketball players and boasts several current NBA players as alums, including Rashad McCants (Minnesota), Darius Songaila (Washington), Awvee Storey (New Jersey) and Bernard Robinson (New Jersey).
Starred for San Diego’s St. Augustine High School, leading the Saints to a 33-1 record and a state runner-up finish ... averaged 19.4 points per game as a senior on his way to all-county, section Player of the Year and all-state honors ... played for Mike Haupt.