An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Finished career as the school’s 20th all-time leading scorer with 1,325 points in only three seasons. Started every game as a sophomore and junior after only appearing in 17 games as a freshman.
Junior (2004-05): Named to All-SEC First Team by The Associated Press. Led the conference in scoring (17.9 ppg). Named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 30 list and was a Wooden Preseason All-America selection. Named to NABC All-District 6 First Team. Named SEC and ESPN National Player of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2004 after back-to-back games of 33 points and 10 rebounds at Charlotte and 21 point and 10 rebounds against East Tennessee State. Scored at least 20 points on 13 occasions. Scored 26 points and Mississippi. Tallied 24 points, four rebounds and four assists against Mississippi. Scored 20 points in an opening round NCAA Tournament loss to Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Sophomore (2003-04): Named to All-SEC First Team by the coaches. Second Team All-SEC choice by AP. Led the Crimson Tide in scoring (17.1 ppg). First player in school history to be named SEC Player of the Week three times. Scored 20-plus points on 12 occasions, including a season-high 31 in an upset win at Mississippi State. Averaged 19.0 points in four NCAA Tournament games, including 21 in a second-round upset of Stanford. Also scored 21 points in the Elite Eight against eventual National Champion UConn.
Freshman (2002-03): Cleared to play on Jan. 7 after sitting out the first 11 games of the season as the NCAA investigated funds allegedly funneled to him prior to enrolling at Alabama. The funds had no connection with Alabama, but dealt with a summer basketball program. Appeared in 17 games, averaging 11.1 points and 4.7 rebounds, en route to earning SEC All-Freshman Team honors. Had 20 points against Mississippi and 22 against South Carolina in back-to-back games. Tallied 15 points and 10 rebounds against Auburn.
Strengths: Highly skilled and fluid offensive player who shoots a high percentage from behind the arc. Solid ball-handling skills and quick first step make him difficult to guard.
Personal: Son of Jessica Stovall and Kennedy Winston. Majoring in Environmental Science.