An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft. Sat out the 2001-02 season under NCAA Proposition 48 restrictions.
Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press (2004-05). Named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Year along with Pat Carroll of St. Joseph’s. Became the 43rd player in school history to score 1,000 points, finishing with 1,380 in three seasons.
Junior (2004-05): Named to A-10 First Team. Led the conference in scoring (20.3 ppg). Finished third in the A-10 in rebounding (8.5 rpg), fifth in field goal percentage (.428) and third in free throw percentage (.807). Recorded a team-high 11 double-doubles. Scored at least 20 points 16 times. Scored a career-high 35 points against Cincinnati. Tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds against USC. Had 28 points and 11 rebounds against American.
Sophomore (2003-04): An Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team selection. Averaged 17.3 points and 8.0 rebounds. Notched eight double-doubles, including a 20-point, 15-rebound performance against Penn. Ranked in the Top 15 in the conference in six categories. Led the Explorers in scoring in 10 games for the season. Shot 11-for-13 (.846) from the field on his way to 26 points against St. Bonaventure. Shot 11-15 (.733) from the field en route to 27 points against James Madison.
Freshman (2002-03): Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week three times before injuring his foot and missing the rest of the season. Selected to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team. Averaged 14.5 points and 8.1 rebounds in 31.1 minutes. Scored in double figures in 17 of 20 games he played in. Scored a season-high 23 points against St. Bonaventure. Tallied 18 points and 15 rebounds against Quinnipiac.
Strengths: Proficient scorer near the basket who uses his quickness and leaping ability to generate scoring opportunities. Can also step outside and make the mid-range shot.
Personal: On track to graduate with a degree in business management. Worked in the Athletic Communications office at La Salle, assisting with research, publications and press releases.