Originally an early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Named Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior. Earned First Team All-SWAC honors his junior and senior seasons. Finished college career as Jackson Stateís eighth all-time leading scorer with 1,698 points. Played one season each at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville and Alcorn State before transferring to Jackson State. Sat out the 2004-05 season at Jackson State under NCAA transfer rules.
Senior (2006-07): Ranked second in the nation in scoring (27.1 ppg). Led or shared the team lead in scoring in 33 of 35 games played. Scored 30 or more points 13 times. Exploded for a career-high 49 points at UTEP in the Sun Bowl Tournament on his way to tournament MVP honors. Tallied 39 points at Grambling. Sank six threes in scoring 36 points in the season opener at Alabama. Recorded 33 points at Georgia Tech. Registered 32 points at Memphis. Scored 27 points and grabbed five rebounds at Illinois. Posted first career double-double of 38 points and 10 rebounds at Alabama State. Registered 33 points vs. Mississippi Valley State in the SWAC Tournament finals. Led team with 25 points vs. Florida in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Junior (2005-06): Ranked 10th in the nation and second in the SWAC in scoring (23.5 ppg). Also led the conference in three-point field goal percentage (.441). Scored 30 or more points five times. Posted season-high 40 points vs. Texas Southern. Shot 17-for-18 from the free throw line on his way to 38 points vs. Alabama A&M. Scored 25 points at Alabama. Posted 24 points at Memphis. Led team with 31 points at Alabama State.
Sophomore (2003-04): At Alcorn State, averaged 10.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Led the SWAC in free throw percentage (.796) and ranked third in three-point field goal percentage (.400). Paced team in scoring nine times. Scored season-high 26 points at Alabama A&M. Recorded 23 points vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Freshman (2002-03): At Northeast Mississippi CC, averaged 19 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Posted a season-high 30 points vs. Northwest Mississippi CC. Named Second Team All-Conference.
Strengths: Polished offensive player with a good overall feel for the game. Can pull it quick and gets terrific elevation on his jumpshot. Despite being his teamís main offensive weapon, he still gets his points in the flow and is unselfish. Capable defender with good court awareness.
Personal: Majored in mass communications. Father Clinton, Jr., and older brother, Will, played baseball at Jackson State. A standout pitcher in high school who was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 30th round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft. Appeared in one game for Alcorn State in 2003-04, pitching 1 2/3 innings, allowing four hits and one earned run while walking one and striking out one.