Career Highlights: Named Big Ten Player of the Year by the media and coaches after his senior year. Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors after his junior year. A First Team All-District selection by the NABC (District 10) and USBWA (District 5) as a junior. Missed 26 games with a stress fracture in his lumbar spine in 2002-03, and was granted a medical redshirt.
Senior (2005-06): Led the team in scoring (15.3 ppg), rebounds (8.0 rpg) and blocks (1.1 bpg). Shot .559 percent from the field. Scored in double figures 26 times. Recorded eight double-doubles. Had a season-high 25 points and eight rebounds in loss to Indiana. Scored 20 or more points seven times. Had 19 points and a season-high 16 rebounds in win against Illinois. Totaled 38 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks in two NCAA Tournament games.
Junior (2004-05): Averaged 15.9 points and 7.3 rebounds. Shot .574 from the field. Scored in double figures 25 times. Had a season-high 29 points twice in a win against Mercer and a loss to Iowa. Had 24 points and a season-high 14 points in a win against New Hampshire. Posted seven doubles. Had 10 or more rebounds in a game eight times.
Sophomore (2003-04): Scored in double figures 14 times. Had a season-high, 22 points twice in losses to Illinois and Indiana. Had 14 points and a season-high, 14 rebounds in win against Central Michigan. Finished with two double doubles.
(2002-03): Missed 26 games and was granted a medical redshirt.
Freshman (2001-02): Averaged 6.7 points on .623 percent shooting (OSU Freshman record). Totaled 18 points and nine rebounds in an NCAA Tournament first-round win over Davidson. Averaged nine points on 67 percent shooting in three Big Ten Tournament games.
Strengths: Extremely efficient around the basket. Good position rebounder.
Personal: Son of Terence Dials Sr. and Judith Kimborough. Has one younger brother. Broke a backboard during a team practice at Boardman HS.