An early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned First Team All-Mountain West Conference honors his sophomore and junior seasons. Named All-District by the NABC. Currently ranks ninth on Colorado State’s all-time leading scoring list with 1,281 points. Also ranks sixth in rebounds (683) and fifth in blocked shots (149). Has recorded 24 career double-doubles, the second-most in school history.
Junior (2006-07): Led the MWC in rebounding (10.1 rpg, ranked ninth nationally), while ranking sixth in scoring (16.8 ppg). Also ranked fourth in the league in field goal percentage (.579), fourth in free throw percentage (.770) and fourth in blocked shots (1.6 bpg). Posted 18 double-doubles, including the last eight games of the season. Matched a career-high with 28 points on 11-for-15 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds at New Mexico. Posted 27 points and a career-high 22 rebounds in the regular season finale vs. Wyoming. Recorded 25 points and 19 rebounds vs. Baylor. Tallied 15 points and 16 rebounds at Colorado. Scored 19 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked a season-high four shots vs. Rice. Recorded 16 points, 11 rebounds and five assists vs. UNLV in the semifinals of the Mountain West Tournament.
Sophomore (2005-06): Led team in scoring (16.2 ppg, fourth in the MWC), rebounding (7.3 rpg, fourth), and blocked shots (2.1 bpg, second). Led team in scoring 14 times and paced team in rebounding 16 times. Posted five double-doubles. Scored career-high 28 points including 12-for-12 free throw shooting at New Mexico. Registered 26 points and a career-high seven blocked shots vs. Northern Colorado in the season opener. Tallied 22 points, a season-high 13 rebounds and four assists vs. Denver. Recorded 27 points on 9-for-12 shooting at Air Force. Posted a 24-point, 12-rebound double-double vs. UNLV.
Freshman (2004-05): Averaged 10.5 points, 5.8 rebounds (ranked ninth in the MWC) and a team-high 1.4 blocked shots in 24.4 minutes a contest. Also ranked fifth in the league in field goal percentage (.554). Scored in double figures 13 times. Posted first career double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds vs. UNLV. Recorded 18 points at Purdue. Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds at Air Force in his first career start. Named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year and earned Honorable Mention All-League honors.
Strengths: Fundamentally sound big man who runs the floor well. Has a nice shooting touch out to college three-point range and is capable of playing with his back to the basket. Works hard on the glass.
Personal: Majoring in business. Has two brothers and one sister.