An early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft.
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press after his breakout sophomore season. Helped Wake Forest achieve No. 1 ranking during his sophomore year. Scored in double digits in his last 35 games of career. Finished sophomore season with exactly career 1,000 points.
Averaged 18.8 points to lead Wake Forest and was named as an All-American by several publications. Made the All-ACC Second Team. Led Wake in assists (110), steals (58), three-point percentage (44.1), and free throw percentage (81.7). Finished with 12 games of 20 points or more and scored in double figures in every game. Led team in scoring 17 times and assists in 15 games. Had 31 points and five steals against UNC Wilmington. Just missed a triple-double with 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists against Baylor. Scored 27 points and dished out eight assists against Boston College. Had 28 points on 10-for-16 shooting against Duke. Had 10 points and five assists against Cleveland State in NCAA Tournament.
Average 13.9 points and was named to the ACC All-Freshmen Team. Was named ACC Rookie of the Week on four occasions. Led team with 55 steals for an average of 1.8 per game. Ranked second on team with 74 total assists. Scored 20 or more points in six games and led team in scoring in 10 games. Had six steals against Air Force. Scored 18 points and added six assists against Florida State. Scored 25 points against Virginia Tech. Had a season-high seven rebounds against NC State. Scored 26 points and was 3-for-3 from three-point range against Duke.
Strengths: Tremendous speed and bounce for a point guard. Adept at creating his own shot, taking advantage of his quickness. Excels in transition, always putting pressure on the defense. Plays with energy and confidence.
Personal: Father played college basketball at Missouri and Boston University, playing under Rick Pitino at Boston. Majoring in religion.