An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned Honorable Mention All-ACC honors as a junior. Currently ranks 14th on Florida State’s all-time leaders for blocked shots with 66. Currently stands 100 points and 18 rebounds away from being only the 16th player in school history with 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds. Has posted nine career double-doubles.
Junior (2005-06): Led the team in rebounding (7.4 rpg, ranking eighth in the ACC) and ranked second in scoring (13.2 ppg). Scored 20 or more points four times. Registered career-highs 22 points and 13 rebounds in a win over number one ranked Duke. Led team with 17 points and 13 rebounds vs. Massachusetts. Posted a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds vs. Virginia. Scored 19 points vs. North Carolina. Registered 20 points on 8-for-9 shooting vs. Butler in first round of the post-season NIT. Tied career-high with 22 points vs. South Carolina in the second round.
Sophomore (2004-05): Averaged 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in 17.5 minutes a contest. Led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 11 times. Recorded season-high 20 points vs. Clemson. Scored 16 points vs. Jacksonville. Registered 12 points and seven rebounds at Ole Miss. Pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds at Virginia. Tallied 10 points and nine rebounds vs. Florida.
Freshman (2003-04): Averaged 9.5 points and 4.2 rebounds in 20.8 minutes a contest. Scored in double figures 13 times, with a season-high 19 points vs. Ole Miss. Recorded 17 points and seven rebounds at Wake Forest. Tallied 15 points on 7-for-11 shooting vs. North Carolina. Scored 12 points vs. Iowa State in the second round of the post-season NIT. Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.
Strengths: Long arms, strong build and good leaping ability make him productive in the paint.
Personal: Oldest of three brothers. Favorite NBA player is Allen Iverson and Favorite NBA team is the Los Angeles Lakers.