NBA DRAFT 2001
Marion HS, Marion Ind.
July 16, 1981
Selected in the first round (19th pick overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers.
An early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
Helped Michigan State to NCAA Final Four.
Played one season at Michigan State, appearing in 33 games.
Averaged 10.8 points and 6.7 rebounds in 19.8 minutes per game.
Ranked third in the Big Ten Conference in field goal percentage at 58.7%, ninth in rebounding and tied for 15th in blocked shots.
Scored a career-high 27 points with seven rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Florida.
Recorded double-doubles with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State and 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. Illinois-Chicago.
Collected 10 points and nine rebounds against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.
Captured a team-best and career-high 14 rebounds against Temple in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight.
Scored 12 points vs. Arizona in the Final Four.
Was a member of the 2000 World Championship for Young Men Qualifying Team, averaging 11.6 points and 6.2 rebounds to help Team USA to the silver medal.
Named MVP of the 2000 McDonald's All-American game, recording 23 points, a game-high 15 rebounds, four assists, one block and one steal.
Was MVP of the Nike Hoop Summit, leading the 2000 USA Basketball Men's Junior Select National Team to a 98-97 win over the International Select Team with a game-high 24 points, along with eight rebounds and three assists.
Led Marion High School to the 2000 Indiana 4A state title, collecting 28 points and 11 rebounds in the championship game victory over Bloomington North.
Named to 2000 USA Today All-America First Team and a 2000 Parade Magazine First Team All-American.
Also named Indiana state Player of the Year by USA Today.
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