An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Named Second Team All-SEC by the league coaches as a sophomore. Started 62 of 68 career games. Was a member of the 2005 USA Menís U-21 World Championship Team which captured a gold medal at the Global Games held in Dallas, and finished fifth at the FIBA World Championships in Argentina. Set a competition record at the FIBA World Championships with 27 steals.
Sophomore (2005-06): Led the SEC in assists (4.9 apg) and ranked second in steals (2.0 spg), while averaging 11.2 points and a team-high 6.1 rebounds. Scored in double figures 17 times and had five games of 10 or more rebounds. Recorded career-high 25 points on 7-for-12 shooting and dished out seven assists vs. Louisville. Registered 22 points at Florida. Scored 20 points on 9-for-11 shooting vs. North Carolina. Tallied 21 points and nine rebounds vs. Indiana. Posted a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. West Virginia. Pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds vs. Iowa, the highest total ever by a Kentucky guard. Dished out a career-high 12 assists with zero turnovers vs. Ole Miss. Notched 11 points, eight rebounds and six assists vs. Connecticut in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Freshman (2004-05): Averaged 8.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists. Led the SEC in steals per game (2.56) and set a single-season school record for steals (87). Scored in double figures 11 times, with a season-high 18 points vs. Vanderbilt. Posted 12 points and a season-high eight assists against zero turnovers in the rematch. Tallied 13 points and five steals at Ole Miss. Tied a Kentucky single-game record by collecting eight steals vs. Mississippi State. Registered 14 points and a season-high seven rebounds vs. Florida. Scored 16 points and dished out seven assists vs. Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Strengths: Terrific physical attributes for the point guard position: strength, speed, large hands and quick feet. Length and lateral quickness make him a terrific defender. Rebounds exceptionally well from the guard position.
Personal: Majoring in social work. Most famous person he has ever met is Michael Jordan.