An early entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned Third Team All-America honors from The Associated Press and the NABC as a sophomore. Also named First Team All-Pac-10 and earned league All-Defensive Team honors. Earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 and All-Freshman Team honors as a freshman. Finished collegiate career as Stanfordís fifth all-time leader in blocked shots with 101. Posted 11 career double-doubles, including one triple-double.
Sophomore (2007-08): Led team in scoring (19.3 ppg, ranked fourth in the Pac-10) and rebounding (8.2 rpg, fifth). Also ranked third in the league in blocked shots (2.1 bpg). Started 25 of 27 games, missing the first nine games of the season while establishing academic eligibility. Scored 20 or more points 13 times and topped the 30-point mark in four contests. Posted nine double-doubles. Established a career-high with 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds at Washington. Tallied 18 points, seven rebounds and a season-high-tying five blocked shots at Washington State and recorded 30 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high-matching three steals in the rematch. Scored 19 points and pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Arizona State and scored 30 points in the rematch. Registered 18 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high five assists at UCLA. Notched a double-double of 20 points and 15 rebounds vs. Arizona. Led team with 30 points vs. Marquette in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Recorded 26 points and 10 rebounds vs. Texas in the Sweet Sixteen.
Freshman (2006-07): Averaged 12.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots (ranked fourth in the Pac-10). Started 18 of 26 games after missing the first five games of the season recovering from back surgery in late September. Scored in double figures 16 times and recorded six 20-point games. Registered a season-high 26 points and added 10 rebounds vs. Oregon. Posted a double-double of 20 points and a season-high 12 rebounds vs. Gonzaga. Recorded the first triple-double in school history with 18 points, 11 rebounds and single-game record 12 blocked shots vs. USC. Scored 18 points on 8-for-13 shooting vs. Texas Tech. Notched 23 points in back-to-back games at USC and UCLA. Tallied 18 points and seven rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Louisville.
Strengths: Legit seven-footer who is an inside presence on both ends of the floor. Possesses a variety of post moves and also has a soft shooting touch facing up. Has good upper body strength and is solid on the glass and on defense.
Personal: Twin brother, Robin, is a sophomore at Stanford and fellow NBA Draft early entry candidate. Older brother, Alex, played collegiately at Washington and Santa Clara. Mother, Deborah Ledford, was an Olympic swimmer who competed at Stanford. Hobbies include watching movies and reading comic books.