Career Highlights: Earned Consensus Second Team All-America honors as a senior. Also named Big Ten Player of the Year and earned First Team All-Conference honors from the media and the league coaches. Earned Second Team honors as a junior. Finished collegiate career as Indiana’s 16th all-time leading scorer with 1,447 points and ninth all-time leading rebounder with 748 boards. Also ranks second all-time in field goal percentage (.562). Could have gained an extra year of eligibility for his injury-shortened sophomore season by applying for a medical redshirt but decided instead to turn professional. Helped lead Team USA to a fourth-place finish at the 2007 Pan American Games, averaging 16.8 points and 8.6 rebounds.
Senior (2007-08): Led the Big Ten in rebounding (10.3 rpg, ranked 16th nationally) and ranked second in scoring (17.4 ppg). Became the first player to average a double-double at Indiana since Alan Henderson in 1994. Also led the conference in field goal percentage (.605, ranked 13th nationally) and ranked fourth in blocked shots (1.6 bpg). Scored 20 or more points 12 times and recorded 20 double-doubles. Registered 21 points and a career-high 22 rebounds at Michigan. Posted career-high 29 points and pulled down 13 rebounds vs. Tennessee State. Recorded 22 points and 17 rebounds at Wisconsin. Tallied 19 points and 15 rebounds vs. Purdue. Notched 26 points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Northwestern. Scored 21 points and pulled down 13 boards at Ohio State. Registered 20 points and 12 rebounds in the regular season finale at Penn State. Tallied 23 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots vs. Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds vs. Arkansas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Junior (2006-07): Led team in scoring (13.8 ppg, ranked 11th in the Big Ten), rebounding (7.3 rpg, fifth) and blocked shots (2.3 bpg, second). Also ranked sixth in the league in field goal percentage (.512). Started all 32 games. Scored 20 or more points six times and posted seven double-doubles. Set season-high with 23 points at Kentucky. Matched season high with 23 points to go along with 12 rebounds vs. Iowa. Registered 16 points, 12 rebounds and a season-high five blocked shots vs. Western Michigan. Scored 21 points at Connecticut. Tallied 14 points and 13 rebounds in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Posted a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double vs. Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Notched 12 points, a season-high 14 rebounds and four blocked shots vs. UCLA in the second round.
Sophomore (2005-06): Averaged 9.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in 17.8 minutes a contest, appearing in five games before sitting out the rest of the season due to a broken left foot. In his season debut after missing the first seven games, tallied eight points, five rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Charlotte. Recorded season highs of 16 points and nine rebounds vs. Ball State.
Freshman (2004-05): Averaged 13.3 points and 4.9 rebounds. Led all Big Ten freshmen in scoring, blocked shots (2.2 bpg) and field goal percentage (.572). Started all 29 games. Scored 20 or more points four times and registered two double-doubles. Set season highs of 23 points and 11 rebounds vs. Oral Roberts. Matched season high with 23 points in back-to-back games at Minnesota and at Iowa. Tallied 10 points, six rebounds and five blocked shots vs. North Carolina. Scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots vs. Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Strengths: Skilled with his back to the basket and consistently hits the mid-range jumper. Uses his body, athleticism and length very effectively on the boards and on defense.
Personal: Majored in general studies with minors in criminal justice and African American studies. Reads Psalms 121 before every game.