Originally an early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft, before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Named Pac-10 Player of the Year and earned consensus First Team All-American honors as a senior. Was also a finalist for the Wooden Award, Naismith Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy and Adolph Rupp Player of the Year. Earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors. Finished collegiate career as Washington’s 10th all-time leading scorer with 1,477 points and ranked sixth in assists with 308.
Senior (2005-06): Ranked second in the Pac-10 in scoring (20.2 ppg), third in field goal percentage (.508), fourth in assists (4.1 apg), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.402), fifth in free throw percentage (.810), ninth in steals (1.4 spg), and 11th in rebounds (5.6 rpg). Season point total of 666 ranked fourth all-time in school history. Scored 20 or more points 19 times, with a career-high 35 points in consecutive games vs. Arizona State and Arizona. Posted five double-doubles. Led team with 30 points vs. Oregon in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Tournament. Opened the NCAA Tournament with a 28-point performance vs. Utah State. Recorded 21 points and seven rebounds vs. Illinois in the second round. Scored 20 points vs. Connecticut in the Sweet 16.
Junior (2004-05): Averaged 12.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 24.2 minutes a contest. Ranked second in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (.565). Missed seven games due to a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee. Scored in double figures 19 times and topped the 20-point mark four times. Recorded two double-doubles, a 20-point, career-high 13-rebound game vs. UCLA and an 18-point, 10-rebound performance at Oregon. Posted season-high 25 points twice, vs. Utah and at Oregon State.
Sophomore (2003-04): Averaged 12.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 3.3 assists as a full-time starter. Led team in rebounding and ranked second in scoring, assists, and steals. Scored in double figures 22 times, with a season-high 30 points at UCLA. Tallied 19 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, two steals, and one block at Houston, becoming the first player in school history to lead the team in five statistics in one game.
Freshman (2002-03): Averaged 6.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13 games, joining the team in midseason after being declared eligible by the NCAA on January 16. Scored in double figures three times, with a high of 17 points at Washington State. Registered 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting in his first career start at USC.
Strengths: Has the complete package offensively, with the ability to shoot, handle, penetrate and pass. Understands the game, plays under control and makes good decisions.
Personal: Majored in American Ethnic Studies. Has two brothers and one sister.