Career Highlights: Two-time All-Mid-Continent First Team selection (2003, 2005). Named Second Team All-Mid-Con in 2004. Played his final three seasons at Oakland after transferring from Ball State. Named Mid-Con’s Newcomer and Defensive Player of the Year in 2002-03. Oakland’s career leader in blocks (101). Finished 10th on the school’s all-time scoring list (1,671 points) and second in steals (229).
Senior (2004-05): Named MVP of Mid-Con Tournament, where he averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oakland to its first Mid-Con title. Named Mid-Con Player of the Week four times. Led team in scoring (19.9 ppg), rebounding (7.7 rpg), blocks (40) and steals (59). Scored 20 or more points 19 times. Scored a career-high 31 points against Marquette. Scored 26 points against Alabama A&M in the NCAA Tournament play-in game. Tallied 16 points and five rebounds in a first-round loss to eventual National Champion North Carolina.
Junior (2003-04): Second on the team in scoring (17.6 ppg) and rebounding (4.5 rpg). Led team in steals (60) and blocks (20). Was second on the squad with 42 three-pointers. Reached the 20-point mark 12 times. Scored in double figures in 27 of 30 games. Had 27 points and five steals against Missouri. Tallied 24 points and seven rebounds against Cincinnati.
Sophomore (2002-03): Selected to the National All-Defensive team by CollegeInsider.com. Ranked second on the team in scoring (18.1 ppg, 3rd in Mid-Con). Led the conference and ranked sixth in the nation in steals (2.9 spg). His 80 steals set the school’s single-season record. His 10 thefts at Texas A&M tied for the most by a Division I player during the season and set a school record. Tied the school record for blocked shots with 41.
Freshman (2001-02): At Ball State, appeared in 13 games and averaged 2.4 points and 1.2 rebounds.
Strengths: Large wingspan, quick feet and excellent leaping ability make him a terrific defensive player.
Personal: Was the salutatorian of his senior class in high school.